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Melett appoints Darren Johnson as head of sales

Melett appoints Darren Johnson as head of sales

5th August 2019 | 0 Comments

Melett has promoted Darren Johnson to the role of head of sales having previously occupied the position of sales manager. Johnson has been with the company since 2012, having first joined as a sales engineer for UK, Ireland, Scandinavia and the Netherlands. In just over a year, he became sales manager, and was the role for more than six years.

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Hankook Tyre UK appoints new TBR sales manager, as Thorp retires

Hankook Tyre UK appoints new TBR sales manager, as Thorp retires

6th June 2019 | 0 Comments

Hankook Tyre UK has announced the appointment of a successor to David Thorp, its UK sales manager who will retire on 30 June 2019. Paul Emery, who has a wealth of industry expertise to draw upon, will take over as sales manager of the UK truck and bus tyre segment. Thorp will retire after a long career in the tyre industry, including more than thirteen years’ service at Hankook.

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Cooper Tire Europe names Europe, UK sales directors

Cooper Tire Europe names Europe, UK sales directors

1st February 2019 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company Europe has appointed Michiel Kramer as sales director for Europe, and Brian Sprott as sales director for the United Kingdom and Western European sales region.

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Recruitment headaches can be avoided by most garages says Progress

Recruitment headaches can be avoided by most garages says Progress

5th November 2018 | 0 Comments

Norwich-based automotive recruitment specialist Progress Recruitment Solutions (UK) Ltd has launched new skills training aimed at sales and aftersales professionals. The six courses include ‘Excellence In Aftersales’, ‘Finance and Insurance IMI Accreditation’ and ‘IMI Quality Assured Vehicle Management’.

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Linglong to become first Chinese global Top 10 car tyre manufacturer by 2019 – analyst

Linglong to become first Chinese global Top 10 car tyre manufacturer by 2019 – analyst

4th June 2018 | 0 Comments

New research by London based independent research company Astutus Research suggests that a domestic Chinese company could be about to join the top 10 global manufacturers of passenger car and light truck (PCLT) tyres. Linglong Tyre, currently ranked 12th globally in the segment by unit sales, is forecast to take tenth place by 2019, replacing South Korea’s Kumho Tyre. The move would make the manufacturer the first from China to enter the PCLT top 10.

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ZC Rubber sales up 22%

20th March 2018 | 0 Comments

At the ZC Rubber dealer meeting held in late January, the ZC Rubber reported that its 2017 sales revenue was up by about 22 per cent.

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Sailun sells Kings Road Tyres for £500,000

Sailun sells Kings Road Tyres for £500,000

4th December 2017 | 0 Comments

Sailun Jinyu Group has announced that it sold its Kings Road Tyres Group (KRT Group) tyre wholesale subsidiary to KRT Holdings Ltd in a November Shanghai stock market statement.

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New sales manager for Magna Tyres Group

New sales manager for Magna Tyres Group

5th June 2017 | 0 Comments

Magna Tyres Group has appointed Arjen Sibon as sales manager, effective from 1 July. In this position, he has taken on the responsibility for growing and improving key accounts in the European OTR tyre business.

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March was record month for Liqui Moly

March was record month for Liqui Moly

11th April 2017 | 0 Comments

German oil and additive specialist Liqui Moly reported the highest monthly sales in its company history in March: 49.2m euros. “We have achieved an outstanding start to 2017,” says Ernst Prost, managing partner of Liqui Moly.

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Micheldever reports record General Tire sales in 2016

9th January 2017 | 0 Comments

Micheldever Tyre Services (MTS), the exclusive General Tire distributor for England, Scotland and Wales, and the largest General Tire dealer in Europe, has reported record sales of General Car, Van and 4x4 tyres in 2016. Sales volumes for the General Tire brand in 2016, increased by more than 50 per cent for MTS and the company saw many of its individual General Tire dealers experience record sales of their own.

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Liqui Moly invests in UK with boosted sales team

Liqui Moly invests in UK with boosted sales team

15th December 2016 | 0 Comments

German oil and additive manufacturer Liqui Moly is recruiting more staff in the UK. While the company does not normally employ its own personnel in the various countries in which it operates, Liqui Moly sees the UK as an exception. “We see great potential here so we’re investing in a promising future,” says Ibrahim Memis, […]

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Ready for take-off: is Dunlop Aircraft Tyre Ltd (DATL) up for sale?

Ready for take-off: is Dunlop Aircraft Tyre Ltd (DATL) up for sale?

23rd September 2016 | 0 Comments

While the vast majority of the UK’s tyre production and retreading capacity refers to trucks and a relatively small amount of car tyre retreading still takes place as well as some specialist earthmover retreading, one of the nation’s largest retreaders makes aircraft tyres. Dunlop Aircraft Tyre Ltd or DATL as it is known has demonstrated strong growth in recent years and is majority-owned by private equity. Put the two together and it begs the question – is Dunlop Aircraft Tyre Ltd (DATL) up for sale?

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Hexpol buys Berwin Group for £25 million

6th June 2016 | 0 Comments

On Friday 3 June Swedish firm Hexpol bought 100 per cent of the Berwin Group Ltd shareholders Glyn Williams and his family for around £25 million. Berwin has more than 60 years’ experience of rubber compounding and is a leading Rubber Compounder in the UK market.

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MWSD targets further trailer OE growth with European sales appointment

MWSD targets further trailer OE growth with European sales appointment

29th February 2016 | 0 Comments

Motor Wheel Service Distribution (MWSD) has appointed Alex Kitzen to the position of European sales manager. The Manchester-based wheel distributor is targeting further growth in the trailer original equipment market.

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National sales manager for Auto Windscreens

National sales manager for Auto Windscreens

27th August 2015 | 0 Comments

Simon Limbrick, former business manager of Autoglass, has joined Auto Windscreens as national sales manager.

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