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Kuss Filtration Inc.

Acquisition Date: October 31, 2011

Exit Date: July 28, 2017

Business Description:

Kuss Filtration, formerly the Light Duty Filtration business of Cummins Inc., is a leading provider of light duty automotive and industrial filtration solutions serving original equipment manufacturer customers in the automotive, industrial equipment, materials handling, lawn and garden, agricultural and motorcycle industries. The Company operates from five strategically located global locations in Findlay, Ohio; Bloomer, Wisconsin; Shanghai, China; Sao Paulo, Brazil; and Basel, Switzerland.

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Investment Approach / Accomplishments:

Supplement and provide leadership to existing management team.

Create fundamental improvement in performance:

  • Develop stand-alone operational and administrative functionality
  • Continue emphasis on quality, research and new product development
  • Implement operations/cost structure improvements
  • Identify and execute on growth opportunities in existing and new markets