K.U.T. DIESELS (PTE) LTD established in Singapore in 1976 initially started as a transit and distribution base for two of its counterparts in Jakarta, Indonesia, viz P.T. Kertaguna Utama Tehnik (from which the name K.U.T. derives), and C.V. Gemah Ripah, which at that time were the sole agent / distributor in Indonesia for Cummins Diesel Engines and Bosch range of electrical products respectively, besides numerous established technical and engineering products.
Being based in Singapore, K.U.T. has geographically advantage in complementing the service of its Indonesian counterparts in Jakarta in supplies to Customers with operations in the far-flung territories of Indonesia, like Sumatra, Kalimantan, Sulawesi and Irian Jaya, besides those customer having operations in such areas but with their administrative or purchasing office in Singapore