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Conti opening Saudi regional office

25th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Continental is planning to open a Middle East regional office in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The joint venture project with the company’s previous distributor in Saudi Arabia, Almutlak Trade & Industries, will support growing demand for Continental’s products and services in the kingdom, according to the company.

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VDR appointed Momo distributor for Benelux

9th July 2018 | 0 Comments

An all-new Momo tyre range has been developed, with Wheelwright appointed UK distributor for these products. For Benelux markets, wholesale S&H Tyres reports that its VDR Autobanden bvba subsidiary will exclusively distribute the Momo tyre and rim line-up.

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ITS distributing Camso aftermarket range in Ireland

29th June 2018 | 0 Comments

Dublin-based Industrial Tyre Specialists (ITS) has been appointed the aftermarket distributor for Camso products in Ireland. ITS will distribute the full line-up of Camso products for the construction and material handling segments, offering next-day delivery nationwide.

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STARCO to distribute Kenda car tyre range in Switzerland

STARCO to distribute Kenda car tyre range in Switzerland

17th May 2018 | 0 Comments

Ready for the summer season, the STARCO subsidiary in Switzerland has received the first car tyres from Kenda and is ready to begin its new role as the brand’s national distributor. Commenting on the new arrangement, STARCO’s Richard Todd noted that the company was exploring many synergies with Kenda over both the short and long-term.

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Davanti signs South African distribution deal

Davanti signs South African distribution deal

4th November 2016 | 0 Comments

Davanti will be distributed in South Africa by Tyremart, one of the country’s largest independent tyre fitment franchises. With immediate effect, Tyremart will promote and sell the complete Davanti range of car, 4x4/SUV and light commercial vehicle tyres having signed an exclusive distribution agreement.

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Midwest Motor Factors joins Groupauto

Midwest Motor Factors joins Groupauto

3rd May 2016 | 0 Comments

Midwest Motor Factors, part of Arnold Clark Automobiles Ltd, has joined automotive trading group Groupauto. Midwest Motor Factors operates out of six branches across the West Midlands alongside the award-winning Monmore Auto Parts branch, which is based in Wolverhampton. All operations will join Groupauto with immediate effect.

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Liberty Walk enters UK with The Performance Company distribution deal

Liberty Walk enters UK with The Performance Company distribution deal

21st October 2015 | 0 Comments

Bodykit creator Liberty Walk has announced its official presence in the UK by appointing The Performance Company (TPC) in Northampton as its sole British distributor. The Wellingborough based firm, which also recently added AirRex air suspension systems to its portfolio, said the deal would augment other blue-chip names like Remus, Pipercross, Ultra Racing and V-Maxx in its portfolio.

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Award for Autoparts UK

Award for Autoparts UK

19th October 2015 | 0 Comments

Autoparts UK was named the UAN distributor of the year at the recent Groupauto/UAN Gala Dinner and Trade Show. The parts distributor, which operates out of 12 branches with a head office in Glasgow, Scotland, has been a member of the group for nearly 10 years.

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Solid Auto to distribute Denso aftermarket products

Solid Auto to distribute Denso aftermarket products

26th August 2015 | 0 Comments

Solid Auto (UK) Ltd has become an official UK distributor for Denso aftermarket products. The West Midlands business is rapidly expanding its supply portfolio and states that the addition of the Denso brand will further complement the company’s specialism in the supply of Japanese and Korean car parts. The manufacturer’s spark plugs will initially be available from Solid Auto UK with more product groups likely to be added in the future.

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Pro-Align a ‘five-star’ Hunter Platinum Partner

Pro-Align a ‘five-star’ Hunter Platinum Partner

30th June 2015 | 0 Comments

Wheel servicing specialist Pro-Align has been awarded a five-star rating by leading garage equipment manufacturer Hunter Engineering for the first time. Pro-Align said this reflected the significant progression and development of the Hunter brand in the UK. The company was also presented with Hunter’s “Platinum Partner” award for the ninth consecutive year, indicating the Towcester-based company as one of Hunter’s most successful and important global distributors.

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Trelleborg acquires French industrial tyre distributor

17th February 2015 | 0 Comments

Through its Trelleborg Wheel Systems business area, Sweden’s Trelleborg AB has finalised the acquisition of French industrial tyre distributor D.G. Manutention Services SAS (DGMS), a company active in southern France and specialising in the distribution and service of industrial tyres, such as those fitted on forklifts. The transaction was consolidated on 1 February.

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Marathon Tyres named Magna Tyres’ Australian premium partner

10th February 2015 | 1 Comment

Australian OTR tyre specialist Marathon Tyres has become premium partner for Magna OTR tyres in Australia. This new arrangement is said to build on the relationship between Magna Tyres and Marathon that began in 2013, and Magna describes Marathon Tyres as the “ideal partner” for the expansion of its OTR tyre activities in Australia. Provisions of the agreement grant Marathon Tyres the right to sell Magna branded OTR tyres utilised in the mining, construction, port handling and scrap metal/waste handling industries.

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Zantrak International named sole Bridgestone distributor for Iraq

Zantrak International named sole Bridgestone distributor for Iraq

9th January 2015 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone Corporation subsidiary Bridgestone Middle East & Africa East FZE (BSMEA) announced today its appointment of Zantrak International s.a.l. as its first sole distributor in the Republic of Iraq. Under this agreement, Zantrak International will exclusively distribute Bridgestone brand consumer, commercial and off-road tyres and tubes in Iraq.

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Second ex-Unipart Automotive director appointed regional Parts Alliance MD

9th September 2014 | 0 Comments

A second former Unipart Automotive director has been recruited by The Parts Alliance. Joining south west regional director Paul Dineen, James Geldart will be responsible for the Eastern Alliance’s 21 branches, serving independent garages in London and the South East of England. Geldart was previously a divisional director with Unipart Automotive (UA), and was appointed with effect from Monday, 1 September.

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Parts Alliance acquires 3 more Unipart Automotive sites, appoints ex-Car Care head

Parts Alliance acquires 3 more Unipart Automotive sites, appoints ex-Car Care head

8th September 2014 | 0 Comments

The Parts Alliance has acquired three more former Unipart Automotive (UA) branches. Located in the south west of England, the Chard, Frome and Plymouth sites are expected to re-open around the end of September, according to The Parts Alliance. They bring the number of former Unipart Automotive branches acquired by the HgCapital-owned business group to 15 including the 12 acquired in July after UA went into administration. 24 more jobs have been saved as a result, while Paul Dineen, formerly regional director with UA and head of the Unipart Car Care Centres (UCCC) programme, has been recruited to oversee the eight ex-UA sites in Barnstaple, Penryn, Taunton, Tiverton and Exeter.

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