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Cummins divests light duty filtration business

Cummins will remain a key customer of and supplier to Kuss..

IOP has renamed the business Kuss Filtration Inc.

Headquartered in Findlay, Ohio, Kuss provides light duty automotive and industrial filtration solutions serving approximately 250 customers worldwide in the automotive, industrial equipment, materials handling, lawn and garden, agricultural, and motorcycle industries. The Kuss product range includes in-tank fuel filters, embedded pleated paper filters, specialty automotive filters, specialty industrial filters, and intake and cabin air panel filters.

Hasnain Merchant, formerly general manager of the Findlay, Ohio location, is the new chief executive officer of Kuss.

“Although Kuss was non-core to Cummins due to its primary end markets, the company has developed a strong product portfolio, has talented and dedicated employees, and presents attractive growth opportunities. We look forward to partnering with IOP to focus on continuing to grow the business,” said Merchant.

Cummins will remain a key customer of and supplier to Kuss.