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One year on: Trico MD’s ‘clear vision’

One year on: Trico MD’s ‘clear vision’

9th November 2018 | 0 Comments

With a background of more than 25 years in the automotive industry and nine years at Trico, Adam Richards stepped up to become the UK figurehead when he was promoted from operations manager to managing director a year ago. He previously worked in the materials and supply chain management sector, which progressed into an operational management role in a number of industrial sectors, but predominantly automotive.

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Trico & 90 years in Europe – I’ll drink to that

Trico & 90 years in Europe – I’ll drink to that

23rd October 2018 | 0 Comments

Something’s brewing over at Trico, and it isn’t trouble. The company has been present in Europe for 90 years now, and in correct birthday form is celebrating with beer.

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Trico scoops retail supplier of the year award at A1 convention

Trico scoops retail supplier of the year award at A1 convention

11th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Windscreen wiper blade manufacturer and supplier, Trico, has won the prestigious Retail Supplier of the Year award at A1 Motor Stores’ annual convention, recently held in Budapest.

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A1 members delighted with Trico scratchcard promotion

A1 members delighted with Trico scratchcard promotion

1st October 2018 | 0 Comments

Windscreen wiper blade manufacturer Trico, was delighted to provide almost 100 winners with their prizes following a successful promotion it recently ran with A1 Motor Stores.

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Trico goes all-out for Auto Trade Expo

24th September 2018 | 0 Comments

Trico heads to Dublin for this year’s Auto Trade Expo with plenty to share with visitors, everything from a new slogan and packaging, to a liveried transporter, Ginetta race car and a competition that could see visitors walk away with prizes from a €10,000 bundle.

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Trico to showcase new slogan, ‘Excellence in every blade’, at Automechanika Frankfurt

6th September 2018 | 0 Comments

Trico will be showcasing its new slogan ‘Excellence In Every Blade’ at the world's leading trade fair for the automotive service industry Automechanika – as well as introducing a new “OEM” logo to highlight the company’s long running relationships supplying vehicle manufacturers worldwide. This new strapline and logo will feature heavily in all of Trico’s upcoming advertisements and marketing campaigns.

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Trico celebrating 90th birthday of European operation at Automechanika Frankfurt

Trico celebrating 90th birthday of European operation at Automechanika Frankfurt

30th July 2018 | 0 Comments

In 1928, Trico’s European manufacturing plant opened in Brentford, England, which later moved to the current base in Pontypool, South Wales - now its European HQ.

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Trico triumphs in inaugural Trico Cup after thrilling penalty shootout against media

Trico triumphs in inaugural Trico Cup after thrilling penalty shootout against media

26th June 2018 | 0 Comments

Trico won a dramatic penalty shootout to win The Trico Cup at The Trico Stadium, despite the media opposition staging a magnificent second-half comeback. Trico’s Ian Beckett was the hero – and man of the match – after saving two spot kicks, while Trico’s penalty takers netted all four attempts to ensure The Trico Cup went back to Pontypool. Trico dominated the first-half and took a deserved lead thanks to goals from Trico -sponsored race driver, Jemma Moore, and Trico Customer Services Administrator, Gavin Moulton.

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Toyota choose Trico blades for Lexus range

Toyota choose Trico blades for Lexus range

18th June 2018 | 0 Comments

The Toyota programme has been extremely successful since its launch less than a year ago and now Toyota has decided to use Trico blades for the Lexus brand. Trico was awarded the business by the Japanese automotive manufacturer after impressing with the quality of design and manufacture of its hybrid range.

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Seven employees at Trico celebrate 25 years

Seven employees at Trico celebrate 25 years

11th June 2018 | 0 Comments

Seven employees at Trico HQ in Pontypool were recently presented with engraved watches and a Dartington Crystal Clock by managing director, Adam Richards, for their 25 years of dedicated service.

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Lights, camera, action for Trico’s Pembrokeshire factor

Lights, camera, action for Trico’s Pembrokeshire factor

7th June 2018 | 0 Comments

Kilgetty Motor Factors (KMF) based in Pembrokeshire enjoyed its day in the spotlight after being filmed recently by Garage Wire TV (GWTV) promoting Trico wiper blades.

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Trico Exact Fit and Flex wiper blade receives 4 stars from Auto Express

Trico Exact Fit and Flex wiper blade receives 4 stars from Auto Express

10th May 2018 | 0 Comments

Trico has received a 4-star rating in the Auto Express Best Wiper Blades: 2018 group test, for its Exact Fit and Flex ranges – securing two of the top five spots. Auto Express tested eleven blades, looking for a clean wipe. Noise was measured, while testing in the dry, ease of fitment and price were also taken into account.

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Trico enjoys a successful A1 spring trade show

Trico enjoys a successful A1 spring trade show

9th May 2018 | 0 Comments

Trico enjoyed a bustling A1 Trade Show engaging with the members and discussing how they can help to grow their wiper blade sales and turnover in 2018. The Show was held on 19 April at the Whittlebury Hall in Towcester.

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Trico welcomes two new recruits

Trico welcomes two new recruits

9th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Trico has announced the appointment of Ben Callard as project introduction engineer and Leah Eversley-Boyd to the role of credit controller and finance analytics.

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Trico revamps packaging in response to customer feedback

Trico revamps packaging in response to customer feedback

28th March 2018 | 0 Comments

Trico has redesigned the packaging of its Force, Flex, Neoform and Ice ranges. Brought about in response to customer feedback the revamp has resulted in shallower packaging that enables garages, factors or retailers to increase the number of wiper blades that can be hung on a display unit.

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