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Air Kontrol Filter Manufacturing Inc was a company founded in 1972 in Mississippi that had branches in multiple locations, including Tennessee. While air filtration had a number of iterations throughout history, high efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filtration was made possible during World War II, and the first air filter was patented in 1961. Two years later, German inventors Klaus and Manfred Hammes created an air filter intended for domestic use. The use of air filters was one recommendation in a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2023 as a preventative measure to address the COVID-19 pandemic.
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