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Grand opening of Mirka’s newest subsidiary in Belgium

Mirka has opened a new subsidiary in Belgium, Mirka Belgium Logistics in Opglabbeek. The new facility including the warehouse and the belt converting unit has a staff of 73 employees. Over the last few years, one of Mirka’s largest distribution warehouses has been in Opglabbeek in Belgium, and operated by DHL Supply Chain. The volumes

100 Free Smart TVs at HBA Gala Open Day

HBA is planning a gala Open Day Event on Saturday, January 27, from 10.30am  –  5.30pm to celebrate its recent move into a new custom-built Distribution Centre. Following an eight-month construction period, the final movement of stock was completed in the run-up to Christmas with the last piece in the jigsaw being the installation of

Diagnostic Solutions to showcase BrainBee product range

Diagnostic Solutions is set to showcase the Brain Bee product range including the AGC-8200 Automatic Transmission Service Station, Clima Line Air Conditioning range and the Connex range of hand-held diagnostic equipment at the Red Cow Moran Hotel, Dublin on Saturday, January 27 from 9.30am. Members of the Diagnostics Solutions team will be on hand to

Textar is first to market

Premium brake brand, Textar, is first to market with brake pads for the new Audi Q7, BMW 7 Series, Opel Astra K and the Ford S-Max. Utilising cutting-edge technology, Textar products are precision engineered to offer maximum safety, performance and comfort. This uncompromising approach to product excellence has been the ethos of the brand for

F-M Powertrain supplies engine technologies for Wards 10 Best Engines

Federal-Mogul Powertrain is supplying engine technologies for all 10 of Wards 10 Best Engines for 2018 model year vehicles. Since the inception of Wards 10 Best Engines competition 24 years ago, Federal-Mogul Powertrain has designed and manufactured leading technologies for many of the engines recognized each year as the “10 Best.” “Federal-Mogul Powertrain is committed to the development of

Wheel drive components for all repairs from Optimal

Optimal is adding drive shafts, CV joints and bellow sets to its product range. The wheel drive components can be purchased individually or as a complete, ready to install kit. The high flexibility of the new product group is additionally emphasised by the use of different types of bellows. Depending on requirements, there can be

Mintex expands coated discs range

Aftermarket brake brand, Mintex, has expanded its range of coated discs, which will eventually replace its uncoated counterparts. Covering more than 200 references, Mintex will continue to add to its portfolio to ensure there is a wide range of coated discs in stock for all customers nationwide. As part of global leader in OE brake

1,000,000km and still going strong

James Foley of Leighlinbridge, Carlow, is the proud owner of a 2007 7-seater Ford Tourneo Connect taxi which has done an incredible one million kilometres and is still going strong. James has been astounded by the reliability of his Tourneo Connect which he bought second hand in 2008.  James works as a taxi-driver in the

Mintex expands coated discs range

Aftermarket brake brand, Mintex, has expanded its range of coated discs, which will eventually replace its uncoated counterparts. Covering more than 200 references, Mintex will continue to add to its portfolio to ensure there is a wide range of coated discs in stock for all customers nationwide. As part of global leader in OE brake

LuK 2CT Double Clutch Training Course Available Now!

REPXPERT members are now able to sign-up online to attend live hands-on training events at the REPXPERT Training Academy in Hereford. The first session will take place on January 30th in Hereford – where our well-known REPXPERT Alistair Mason will be delivering a course entitled ‘LuK Clutch Basics’. This anything but basic course will contain