Tag: parts distribution

Hella successfully concludes sale of wholesale businesses, FTZ and Inter-Team

5th September 2018 | 0 Comments

Lighting and electronics specialist Hella has concluded the sale of the Danish and Polish wholesale businesses FTZ and Inter-Team. After approval by the antitrust authorities responsible, both companies were transferred to the Swedish wholesaler Mekonomen. Subject to the terms of the transaction, the purchase price amounts to 395 million euro.

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Mahle significantly increases Victor Reinz gasket range

Mahle significantly increases Victor Reinz gasket range

19th July 2018 | 0 Comments

Mahle Aftermarket has announced further additions to the Victor Reinz gasket range, reflecting Mahle’s determination to constantly introduce new products to meet ever-changing customer requirements.

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Moduron GP Motors becomes first Servicesure Autocentre of the Year

Moduron GP Motors becomes first Servicesure Autocentre of the Year

25th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Moduron GP Motors has been named Servicesure Autocentre of the Year at the network’s inaugural awards evening, held on Thursday 12 April at the Nuthurst Grange Country House Hotel in Warwickshire. Servicesure Autocentres – The Parts Alliance’s garage programme – established the competition to shine a light on individual excellence from within the Servicesure network.

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Lesjöfors Springs acquires 65,000sqft UK distribution centre

Lesjöfors Springs acquires 65,000sqft UK distribution centre

3rd October 2017 | 0 Comments

Lesjöfors Springs has acquired and relocated to a new, purpose-built UK distribution centre at Lindley Moor Road, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. The company said the move into a 65,000sqft facility has been prompted by continued growth in the automotive aftermarket. The new facility will offer the UK’s leading spring supplier almost 50 per cent more storage capacity than its previous premises, with improved transport links to the motorway network and easy access for heavy goods vehicles.

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GSF Car Parts to reintroduce Bendix brakes to UK with exclusive distribution deal

3rd October 2017 | 0 Comments

The Parts Alliance has secured a long-term exclusive Western European distribution agreement to sell the Bendix brand of braking products. The agreement covers a full range of light vehicle aftermarket product categories. The company will initially focus on friction material products used in braking systems. GSF Car Parts, a subsidiary of The Parts Alliance, has a long history selling Bendix braking products in the UK. The new marketing programme will highlight Bendix’s historical reputation for quality, and the benefits of increasing quality options for the consumer in deciding between replacement parts.

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Midwest Motor Factors sponsors Walsall FC

26th September 2017 | 0 Comments

West Midlands based automotive parts distributor, Midwest Motor Factors, is sponsoring Sky Bet league one football team, Walsall FC for the 2017/18 season. Midwest will have branding throughout the Saddlers’ 11,000 capacity stadium and will be following the team’s progress throughout the season.

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Allwoods spring ahead with Kilen van

26th September 2017 | 0 Comments

Allwoods Automotive have expanded their fleet of vehicles with the launch of a Kilen-branded van. Kilen has been manufacturing springs for more than 160 years, and today supplies a market-leading range of automotive coil springs featuring over 10,000 standard and heavy-duty applications, with consistent 99+ per cent availability.

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The Parts Alliance acquires Lancashire parts distributor BBC Superfactors

15th September 2017 | 0 Comments

The Parts Alliance has completed its acquisition of Blackburn Brakes Holding Limited, owner of BBC Superfactors Ltd (BBC), a leading distributor of vehicle parts in the Lancashire market. BBC, an affiliated member of The Parts Alliance, has a network of seven locations across the county. Employing more than 150, it makes more than 1,000 deliveries per day to commercial customers with approximately 97 per cent of orders delivered within one hour. It has been in business for more than 30 years.

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Euro Car Parts becomes WAT Racing coilover kits exclusive distributor

Euro Car Parts becomes WAT Racing coilover kits exclusive distributor

7th June 2017 | 0 Comments

Euro Car Parts has signed an exclusive supply agreement with performance suspension specialist WAT Racing. Bill Stimson, marketing director of Euro Car Parts, said: “WAT coilover kits have a great reputation in the motorsport world so we’re delighted they’ve chosen us as sole UK distributor. Manufactured using top quality materials, they’re hand assembled and dyno-tested – a fantastic addition to our fast-growing performance portfolio.”

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The Parts Alliance Group acquires BMS Superfactors

The Parts Alliance Group acquires BMS Superfactors

25th May 2017 | 0 Comments

The Parts Alliance has acquired BMS Superfactors, their Greater Manchester-based associate member. BMS Superfactors has four branches in Bury, Oldham, Rochdale and Dukinfield, collectively employing over 120 staff.

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Comline offers  ultimate driving experience promotion at Automechanika Birmingham

Comline offers ultimate driving experience promotion at Automechanika Birmingham

18th May 2017 | 0 Comments

Comline Auto Parts (Comline) will offer Automechanika Birmingham visitors the chance to win the ultimate supercar and rally car driving experience, via the company’s recently launched Instagram social media channel. The Comline sponsored Bob Fowden Motorsport Subaru Impreza S11 rally car will be on display on stand 19B94 – located immediately opposite Comline’s main stand, 18B1. Motorsport fans among the automotive trade are encouraged to share their photos with @ComlineAutoParts on Instagram, adding hashtag #ComlineChampion, as they will automatically be entered into a draw to win the opportunity to drive five of the world’s most iconic supercars and a rip-roaring Subaru Impreza STI.

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New trucks to support GSF growth

New trucks to support GSF growth

11th May 2017 | 0 Comments

GSF Car Parts has taken delivery of two new lorries which are set to streamline its growing business. The pair of Iveco Eurocargo 180-250 18T curtain side vehicles each has a 1.5t tail lift for quickly and efficiently transporting bulk stock out into the branch network. They represent a combined investment of £130,000.

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Growing demand fuels BBC Superfactors move

Growing demand fuels BBC Superfactors move

8th May 2017 | 0 Comments

The Parts Alliance member BBC Superfactors has moved premises just a year after first opening in Preston. The new building boasts double the footprint at 10,000 square feet and has a full mezzanine too, boosting storage capacity to around 20,000 square feet.

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New branch for GSF Car Parts in Bristol

New branch for GSF Car Parts in Bristol

8th May 2017 | 0 Comments

GSF Car Parts has opened a new branch to cater to booming demand in the South West’s biggest city. Bristol North opened its doors for the first time on Monday 24 April, to be met with a queue of curious customers.

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The Parts Alliance promotes steering, suspension programme

The Parts Alliance promotes steering, suspension programme

26th April 2017 | 0 Comments

The Parts Alliance will promote its steering and suspension range with a prize draw for three customers to win a Spitfire flight. The initiative will run through May only, and is supported by members Allparts, CES, GMF, SC Motor Factors, The Parts Alliance South West, SAS, Waterloo, Dingbro, BBC Superfactors and BMS Superfactors. The suppliers and brands include Delphi, Monroe, Lesjofors and Polybush.

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