Keene, NH – January 2020 – Filtrine Manufacturing Company in Keene, New Hampshire has announced that its President, Peter D. Hansel, will be retiring in April, 2020 after more than 46 years with the company. His brother, Charles T. (Turner) Hansel, will take over as the company’s sixth President in its 119 year history. Turner has been with the company since 1997 and will continue to serve as the Manager of its Process Water Division splitting time between his office in North Yarmouth, Maine, and Filtrine headquarters in Keene.

Filtrine, a manufacturer of process water chillers, water purification systems and drinking water equipment, has been a family owned business for five generations. Several years ago, in anticipation of his retirement, Peter began transitioning ownership of his shares to Turner, his other brother, David, and his nephew, George. David Hansel will continue to be Vice President and Manager of the Drinking Water Division. George Hansel will become Vice President and Manager of Innovation/Engineering. Peter will remain on Filtrine’s Board of Directors as Chairman.

Founded in 1901, Filtrine Manufacturing Company is an innovative leader in the design and manufacture of custom-built, high-quality, application-specific liquid chillers for industrial and medical processes, including explosion-proof, high and low ambient models; stainless steel and bronze drinking water fountains; bottle fillers; drinking water chillers; water purification and filtration systems. Filtrine® products are engineered and built with pride in the USA. Filtrine has the best warranties in the business and is ISO 9001:2015 certified. For more information, visit

Turner Hansel, Next President, Filtrine

Turner Hansel, the next President of Filtrine Manufacturing Company, stands in front of Filtrine’s Company History Wall at Filtrine’s Keene, NH headquarters.