Tag: import/export

Zafco promises Otani expansion into European commercial tyre market

Zafco promises Otani expansion into European commercial tyre market

29th March 2015 | 0 Comments

Dubai-based importer-exporter Zafco is to expand the reach of the Thai commercial vehicle tyre brand, Otani. The manufacturer was incorporated three decades ago with the aim of becoming a leading manufacturer of agricultural, off-the-road, and commercial bias tyres in Southeast Asia. Otani has since expanded its TBR range, and now has an eye on Europe, having displayed its 14-size Expero TBR range at Reifen 2014 on Zafco’s stand.

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SEMA awarded federal grant to pursue export market growth

19th September 2014 | 0 Comments

US trade organisation SEMA has been awarded part of a $2.2m federal grant to expand exports of automotive aftermarket products. The organisation, which represents the $33B automotive specialty equipment market, will seek growth in Russia, the United Arab Emirates and China, among others, giving its 6,800-plus members increased opportunity in foreign markets. The grant was awarded under the Market Development Cooperator programme within the Commerce Department’s International Trade Administration (ITA). The body will assist SEMA with a new yearly fact-finding and sales mission to Russia; seeking regulations to allow US products equal market access by working with government officials; and organizing overseas vehicle measuring sessions in key emerging markets.

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Vimexa Automotive enters the European tyre, wheel and battery segments

Vimexa Automotive enters the European tyre, wheel and battery segments

6th February 2014 | 0 Comments

After eight years at Belgian wholesaler Deldo, former international sales and marketing manager Rutger Veerman has established Vimexa Automotive B.V., a sales and marketing organisation based in The Netherlands. Vimexa Automotive commenced operating in January 2014 and focuses on import and export solutions for the tyre, alloy wheel and battery segments.

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