Prometeon head office has announced the launch of Pro Check, a digital monitoring solution specifically conceived to offer an easy and effective tyre management for fleets and dealers. Pro Check is the latest addition to Prometeon’s Pro Services family. According to the company, Pro Check provides “a reliable and customized support to further optimize the operational efficiency of the fleets”.
Bartec Auto ID is to launch a new range of TPMS, diagnostic tools and a cloud-based management system at The Tire Cologne between 29 May to 1 June 2018. The company plans to demonstrate how this latest generation of tools (the TECH1000 and TAP300) combined with the new Bartec Service Center can “significantly improve” tyre shop efficiency. According to the company, “valuable management data can be pinpointed and presented, also enabling an all-round enhanced customer experience and ultimately helping to boost sales across tyre shops.”
Bartec has appointed Steve Umney as the firm’s new product manager. Umney is a qualified vehicle technician with experience spanning over 20 years on the workshop floor including valuable technical assistance important to his new role at Bartec. Over last 10 years Umney has gained valuable product management experience in the Automotive Aftermarket managing hard parts and diagnostic equipment, most notably with Hella Gutmann Solutions.
Bartec Auto ID Limited (Bartec), the British manufacturer of tyre pressure monitoring systems (TPMS), has announced the appointment of David Jones as its new UK and Irish salesperson.
Jones brings a wealth of diagnostic experience to the Barnsley-based, family-run company, following established roles with Nebula Systems and Euro Car Parts, and he joins the TPMS experts at a crucial time, as this year marks the first when vehicles, due their first MOT test, will be entering workshops with TPMS installed as mandatory. Legislation passed in 2014 stipulated that TPMS would be part of the annual MOT test and that all vehicles will have TPMS installed as standard.
Bartec Auto ID Limited (Bartec) managing director, Colin Webb spearheaded the TPMS experts’ presence at Automechanika Birmingham 2017 by delivering a presentation on how to maximise TPMS revenue. Entitled ‘Six Steps to Success’, Webb addressed a full audience in the Technical Talks theatre by identifying TPMS profit opportunities available to tyre shops, what tools and equipment are required to carry out TPMS repairs, as well as the training and support offered by Bartec, the global market leader in tyre pressure and monitoring systems.
Bartec Auto ID Limited (Bartec) has been named as one of the London Stock Exchange Group’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’. The report celebrates the UK’s most inspiring and fastest-growing companies. The Barnsley based, family-owned company was formed in 1992 and has become a tyre pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) global leader, fulfilling the criteria set out by the London Stock Exchange Group and supported by the UK government.
Bartec’s TAP200 tread and pressure reader will be unveiled at the CV Show 2017 by its new distributor, JHM Butt & Co Ltd (Butts of Bawtry). The TAP200 will be on display at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) between 25 and 27 April, on stand 4E111.
Bartec Auto ID Limited (Bartec) has upgraded its PC software program, TPMS Desktop, but it remains free-of-charge to its 11,000 tyre and repair shop users. Bartec’s update includes referencing processes and technical information data, as well as new coverage of 2017 make-model-years of cars, TPMS sensors and vehicle relearn processes.
Bartec Auto ID will host an interactive workshop and seminar programme during its second visit to Automechanika Birmingham. The programme will focus on TPMS (tyre pressure monitoring systems) at a time when record MOT failures attributable to TPMS are in the news. Bartec will exhibit from stand 20D100 at the NEC.
Global TPMS Bartec Auto ID (Bartec) has appointed two new members to the company’s board, Matt Woods and Philip Wilson. Woods, who joined Bartec in 2013 as general manager, is the new operations director, while Wilson has been promoted to finance director, having joined the company in 2015.
Bartec Auto ID is currently an example of a company and brand more famous outside its domestic market than within it, though a recent behind-the-scenes event at the tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS) and automotive diagnostic equipment manufacturer’s headquarters near Barnsley, South Yorkshire showed how managing director Colin Webb and his team plan to raise the profile of this British manufacturing success story. In the TPMS sector, growing globally with the support of legislation, Bartec claims a market share of more than 80 per cent of car plant installations in Europe and North America, achieved since its first installation for Renault in 1998, and a similar proportion of aftermarket TPMS tools coverage, with 95,000 TPMS devices in North America – including 96 of the 100 largest tyre retail chains – and 28,000 in Europe. The company supplies OEM tools to marques such as Mercedes, Ford and Volkswagen, while manufacturing tools for aftermarket brands like Snap On (TPMS2), Mac Tools (TPR), Schrader (Exp’Air and Activ’air), and Bosch (TPA200).
Bartec Auto ID Limited will be providing hands-on demonstrations of its range of TPMS diagnostic tools at the Autopromotec exhibition in Bologna, Italy, from 20 to 24 May 2015. Bartec’s award-winning tools include the TECH400SD and TECH500, used by professional tyre and repair shops throughout Europe and these will be shown working in conjunction with […]
With TPMS due to be included on every new European vehicle later this year, well-known TPMS tool manufacturer Bartec offers six steps it says will support TPMS success. Indeed, the company says that order to offer a professional TPMS service to your customers, you need the following: