Our Vision & Mission

The GVS Group

Kuss Filtration is a part of the GVS Group

Mission Statement (Quality Policy)

GVS is a profitable market leading high-quality filter company that offers price competitive products and technological solutions solving customers' filtration needs in highly critical and sophisticate markets and applications.


Core Values

GVS offers fast reaction time with intense customer service and a team approach to adapting our products and technology to our customers' needs. GVS has::

  • A very strong technical development team
  • A clear vision of the markets which we desire to lead from the sales point of view
  • Flexible manufacturing capability
  • Respect for the environment
  • Dedication to giving our people the opportunity to reach their full potential

Significant Historical Events

2017 - Kuss Filtration purchased by GVS Group, headquartered in Bologna, Italy

2014 - KussLife filtration media launched

2013 - Kuss Shanghai China operations relocated to new facility

2012 - Kuss Brazil operations relocated to new facility

2011 –  Kuss Filtration’s Air and Liquid Filtration Operations sold to Industrial Opportunity Partners, LLC (IOP)

2007 –  Kuss established China and Brazil manufacturing operations

1998 –  Nelson Industries was acquired by Cummins Inc./Fleetguard

1996 –  Kuss’ European office opened

1991 –  Released the first depth media fuel pump filter using proprietary Nylon Depth Media, becoming the first filter manufacturer to incorporate and use depth media for Automotive in-tank fuel pump filters

1986 –  R. L. Kuss & Company was acquired by Cummins Inc./Fleetguard

1965 –  Nelson Industries was established in Bloomer, Wisconsin USA

1951 –  R.L. Kuss & Company was formed

1949 –  Kuss was founded in Findlay, Ohio USA