Headquartered in Findlay, Ohio, USA, Kuss Filtration produces fuel, oil, lubrication and urea filters, engine air intake, cabin air and emission filters for the light vehicle, outdoor power equipment, powersport and on-and off highway commercial vehicle markets. The company has four production plants in the US, Brazil and China, and sales offices in France and Switzerland.

“GVS has high expectations for this new investment,” said Massimo Scagliarini, CEO of GVS. “Kuss Filtration brings us extensive experience in the fuel filtration market. Their skilled management team, product portfolio, and significant sales position, will give GVS’s Automotive Division clear leadership in the automotive microfiltration market.”
 
“This partnership will allow us to fully utilize our design and technical skills. We will also be able to provide additional products and solutions to our customers,” said Hasnain Merchant, CEO of Kuss Filtration.
 
GVS, which was founded in 1979, develops and manufactures filtration products primarily for the medical, automotive, safety, life science, appliance and industrial markets. The company has 11 manufacturing plants in Italy, UK, Brazil, China, Romania and USA, with supporting sales offices in 22 countries.
 
After the deal is completed, GVS will operate from 26 locations in 22 countries. The company will employ over 2300 employees and serve the healthcare, automotive, life science, personal protection, HVAC and appliance industries, as well as the outdoor power equipment, powersport and on-and off highway commercial vehicle markets.