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Headquartered in Lake Forest, Illinois, FRAM® Filtration is a leading consumer choice for oil filters in the United States. Today, we're known as America's number one oil filter brand, and the FRAM team continues to manufacture and market a variety of quality oil, air and fuel filters, as well as many automotive accessories such as PCV valves, crankcase filters and transmission modulators.

We have North American research and development, manufacturing and marketing locations in Riverside, California; Albion and Lake Forest, Illinois; Hebron, Kentucky; Shelby Township, Michigan; Fernley, Nevada; Greenville and Perrysburg, Ohio; and York, South Carolina. To ensure products are made on time and meet rigorous internal and customer requirements, we employ state-of-the-art process control and automated inspection equipment. Some plants also have earned a number of quality certifications including ISO 14001 and ISO/QS 9000.


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    You don’t get to be the market leader in filter technology without a lot of hard work. Take a look at how we’ve evolved over the past 80 decades and you’ll see how we came to provide the very best filters in the market.

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    Over 85 years ago, we started with the invention of an easily replaceable oil filtering element. That fire-in-the-belly spirit of innovation burns just as brightly today. Just look at our patents. 

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