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Cemb buys M&B Engineering

Cemb buys M&B Engineering

16th July 2019 | 0 Comments

On 2 July Cemb S.p.A., the leading balancing machines and vibration analysis systems manufacturer, announced that it had acquired M&B Engineering, an important player in garage equipment production. Cemb reports that it is beginning “the internal production of tyre changers” as a result of the purchase. None of the financial details associated with the transaction have yet been revealed.

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Absolute Alignment’s Bluetooth 3D wheel alignment technology

Absolute Alignment’s Bluetooth 3D wheel alignment technology

12th July 2019 | 0 Comments

Absolute Alignment supplies Bluetooth 3D technology in order to “future proof the four-wheel alignment industry”, according to the company. Indeed Absolute Alignment bills its offer as “the most competitively priced 3D wheel aligner on the market”, adding that it not only gives a full reading within two minutes but also saves time relating to wheel clamp fitment.

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Hella Gutmann launches portable ADAS calibration tool

Hella Gutmann launches portable ADAS calibration tool

12th July 2019 | 0 Comments

Hella Gutmann Solutions (HGS) has released the CSC-Tool Mobile (camera & sensor calibration tool) advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) recalibration tool. The CSC-Tool Mobile is engineered to the same exacting criteria as the standard version, which was released last year, but with the added bonus of being portable and able to be assembled in just a few minutes. Again, as with the standard tool, it is fully compatible with the HGS mega macs range of diagnostic tools, which all come pre-loaded with the necessary ADAS calibration software.

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Autopromotec: Changing Europe makes cooperation more important

Autopromotec: Changing Europe makes cooperation more important

1st July 2019 | 0 Comments

When the doors for Autopromotec 2019 opened at the end of May, the show organisers were already reporting a 4.4 per cent increase in the number of exhibitors. More than 1,650 companies exhibited at Autopromotec 2019. 43 per cent were non-Italian companies from 53 different countries. It has undoubtedly become a large and influential international show, but how will this work in a post-Brexit environment?

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Cemb introducing upgraded Argos at Autopromotec

14th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Garage equipment manufacturer Cemb has announced that is presenting some recently-develop upgrades to its Argos machine at Autopromtec. According to the company, the improvements have made it “even faster and more efficient”. Argos software now recognizes vehicle’s license plate, automatically selecting relevant specs and starting the measuring process. As a result, wheel alignment is even faster. Indeed, it reportedly takes just five seconds from the vehicle’s arrival to getting results.

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EBT One Box designed to unlock start/stop battery potential for workshops

EBT One Box designed to unlock start/stop battery potential for workshops

9th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Ecobat Battery Technologies (EBT), formerly Manbat, will use the dual platforms provided by its stand in hall 20 and the event’s official workshop presentation area at Automechanika Birmingham, to publicise its all-in-one, start/stop battery analysis and replacement solution, One Box.

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Autogem ramps up tyre diagnostics range

Autogem ramps up tyre diagnostics range

8th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Autogem will unveil its second generation Treadspec drive-over tread scanner at Automechanika Birmingham (4-6 June, NEC Birmingham). The ramp, which the company states has been “extremely well-received” in its domestic USA market, offers a “no labour” diagnostic tool for the aftermarket. It supplements the company’s Groove Glove, also developed by Treadspec manufacturer Tire Profiles Inc, which allows garage mechanics to scan all four tyres on any given vehicle and discover the tread depth and alignment of each within 50 seconds.

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Nexion acquires Stenhøj Group

Nexion acquires Stenhøj Group

12th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Automotive servicing equipment supplier Nexion has acquired a majority shareholding in Denmark’s Stenhøj Group. Nexion acquired 75 per cent of Stenhøj Group, with a 25 per cent share in the company remaining in the hands of the previous owner, the Dyoe family. The deal, completed on 8 March, sees Nexion, already a global leader in the automotive equipment sector with the Corghi, Bright, HPA-Faip, Mondolfo Ferro, SICE, Orlandini, Tecnomotor, and Teco brands, extend its portfolio to the Danish Group’s products and services in the automotive aftermarket range, which include Dunlop, Autop, Sherpa, Molnar, Bradbury, Tecalemit, Gemco, and its eponymous Stenhøj brand. This list illustrates the current period of consolidation in the garage equipment sector; the acquisition comes two years after the formation of the Corwei joint venture with Bright, an important Chinese competitor.

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Modul-System develops ultra lightweight workbench

Modul-System develops ultra lightweight workbench

11th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Modul-System’s lightweight journey started in 2004, but is far from finished. Every kilo that can be saved on racking means an additional kilo for tools and other equipment in the vehicle. ”Our latest innovation is an ultra lightweight workbench”, says Thomas Johansson, vice president of Modul-System.

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Automechanika Birmingham 2019 to launch ‘The Big UK Garage Event’

Automechanika Birmingham 2019 to launch ‘The Big UK Garage Event’

8th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Automechanika Birmingham 2019 is giving independent garages a boost by announcing the launch of its new Big UK Garage Event at this summer’s show, providing more benefits to thousands of garages planning to visit.

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Autoparts Garage Equipment new website grows

Autoparts Garage Equipment new website grows

31st January 2019 | 0 Comments

Autoparts Garage Equipment (AGE) has expanded its new website, GarageEquipmentUK.com, offering workshops a wide range of parts and equipment, as well as a full comprehensive service offering, overseeing the designing, planning and installation of vehicle workshops. The website features an Equipment section with various product categories, including vehicle lifts, wheel alignment, emissions testers and diagnostic machines.

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Ring Automotive introduces MAGflex Pivot slim inspection lamp

Ring Automotive introduces MAGflex Pivot slim inspection lamp

29th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Created to illuminate the most inaccessible of spaces, the MAGflex Pivot combines a slim design with multi-axis rotation and tilt, meaning light can be directed exactly where required while flexible mounting options allow hands-free working.

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Garage equipment apprentices win first prize in apprenticeship challenge

Garage equipment apprentices win first prize in apprenticeship challenge

8th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Autoparts Garage Equipment apprentices Louis Kane and Darren McCaig have won the Glasgow Apprenticeship Challenge, fighting off stiff competition from companies across the city.

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Keep tidy with Clarke Tool Chests & Cabinets

Keep tidy with Clarke Tool Chests & Cabinets

21st December 2018 | 0 Comments

This heavy-duty, lockable tool chest and cabinet is for use in an automotive workshop and is perfect for keeping tools secure and tidy. Main features include:

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Tyre Stuff introduces new air tool range

18th December 2018 | 0 Comments

Tyre bay equipment supplier Tyre Stuff has introduced a new range of air tools to the market. Because tyre businesses use air tools for the removal of wheel nuts, tyre buffing as well as exhaust cut offs, they need tools they can rely on. With this in mind, Tyre Stuff has sourced a new range of air tools from Fore.

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