Auto Trade EXPO
Citywest Exhibition Centre, Dublin
Saturday 10.00am to 5.30pm
Sunday 10.00am to 5.00pm
A-Z Preview of Exhibitors
247 Lighting: 5Q
247Lighting, a leading brand of LED Lighting for the Automotive, Commercial Vehicle and Agricultural Trades is pleased to be back at the Auto Trade EXPO showcasing its comprehensive range of LED lighting including lightbars, worklamps, tail lights, beacons and much more.
247Lighting places great value on ECE compliance and on high IP ratings, ensuring its products are continually viewed as the best on the market. Visitors to the stand can view and test the products along with meeting the team to discuss how 247Lighting can supply your LED lighting needs.
Abcon Industrial Products Ltd is the only manufacturer of abrasive belts and discs in Ireland and is also a distributor for a wide range of surface finishing products from leading brand suppliers, such as Rupes and Pferd. Abcon’s range covers everything from abrasives, tools and accessories to cleaning chemicals. Abcon designed and developed the FinishLine range of automotive body repair coatings, providing quality products which achieve cost effectiveness through process improvement. The offering includes fillers, primers, clear coats and ancillary products. Abcon also provides technical support to customers across a wide range of applications to ensure that the correct products are used for individual applications.
AES Bord na Mona: 2E
As Ireland’s largest tyre recycling and repurposing operator AES Bord na Móna is delighted to be attending the Auto Trade EXPO.
AES Bord Na Mona offers free nationwide collections for Repak ELT members and 100 per cent of all waste tyres collected are fully recycled and made into innovative products.
Contact the company for collections or more information on 01-8417000 or email : firstname.lastname@example.org.
See you there !
Amber Valley: 1D
Amber Valley, one of Europe’s largest manufacturers of reversing safety and blind spot protection systems is using the Auto Trade EXPO to launch its Nimbus manoeuvring and blind spot protection light system.
Nimbus is a completely stand alone system with built in speed detection and indicator module.
The waterproof (ECU) Electronic Control Unit can be used to power a range of other accessories making it truly versatile. Drop by the stand number 1D to find out more
Apaseal is celebrating 50 years serving customers on the island of Ireland, exclusively distributing Corghi wheel equipment. Apaseal will be exhibiting products from the Corghi range including Tyre Changers, Wheel Balancers, Wheel Aligners, Lifts and Test Line units.
The Corghi range is approved worldwide by Mercedes-Benz, BMW, VW Group, Bentley, Porsche, Opel/GM, Ford, Peugeot, Citroen, Fiat/Alfa Romeo, Volvo, Renault, Toyota and Honda.
Apaseal is also a leading provider of Accessories and Tools necessary for workshop repairs to tyres and wheels including valves, wheel weights, lubricants and light tools. The compnay also represents Schrader, a leading producer of TPMS valves for the aftermarket.
Assured Performance: 4D
As Ireland’s only sole distributor for Garrett by Honeywell, BorgWarner, Mitsubishi, IHI, and Holset Turbochargers, Assured Performance will be exhibiting both new and exchange turbos and components, as well as technical information relating to all brands of turbocharger manufacturers.
The company will also have a wide variety of modern commercial air brake equipment on the stand, from manufacturers such as Wabco, Knorr Bremse, Haldex, Kongsberg and EBS.
Components on display will include various brake valves, servos, sensors, calipers, discs, and compressors, including some new lines from our remanufactured range.
Audatex Ltd: 1F
Trusted the world over, Audatex has redefined global knowledge and data insight in risk and asset management. Through unrivalled integrated technology, the company connect repairers, insurers and customers empowering all to make quicker, smarter decisions. Part of the Solera Group, Audatex consistently challenges expectations through continuous investment and digital innovation. Over the past 12 months, Audatex has continued to invest in the development of Audaenterprisegold in Ireland, working to develop features that help save time, improve accuracy and ultimately shorten key-to-key times. A significant solution upgrade will take place before the end of 2018, and Audatex looks forward to sharing the details of this with its customers at the Auto Trade EXPO.
Auto Air: 10A
Auto Air Conditioning Ltd was established in 1999 and have acquired many Quality Distributorships. These allow Auto Air to provide our customers with all their Vehicle Air Conditioning needs, from Parts, Consumables, Tooling and Backup services, tailored to suit all levels of the trade including Motor factors and Wholesalers.
After completing the transition from ISO 2009 to 2015 in September 2018 Auto Air can provide the Trade with an NSAI approved calibration service on you air conditioning service stations as well as providing the training needs of your staff, as an approved City & Guilds training school we can certify your technicians for f gas refrigerant handling and upskill them to a level 3 award in basic mobile air conditioning. Auto Air have been in the Vehicle Air Conditioning business for the past 20 years so if you have a question about vehicle air conditioning we have the answers, call into us at stand 10A at the Auto Trade Expo 2018 to find out more….
The AutoCare Garage Support Programme is exclusively available to garages who purchase via their GROUPAUTO parts distributor.
Garages who are part of the AutoCare network benefit from a number of added value services such as, Branding, Software & IT, Marketing and Training. The programme also includes membership on ApprovedGarages.co.uk for new customer lead generation. Over 700 independent garages form the AutoCare garage network across the UK.
Autopaint has been supplying Ireland’s bodyshops now for almost 20 years and has grown to become one of the country’s leading suppliers of vehicle paints, consumables and equipment to the collision repair industry.
The company currently has branches in Dundalk, Dublin, Cork and Roscommon and distributes some of the world’s leading brands in the industry including Mirka, Cartec, Roberlo, Mipa, Hmg, Novol, Valspar and Standox paints to name but a few. Check out www.autopaint.ie to view the full product range.
AutoPro is a leading manufacturer of industrial, vehicle and agricultural detergents in Ireland and has designed and engineered bespoke detergents for all vehicle, machinery and industrial building types.
AutoPro says its products have been rated more economical in comparison to its nearest competitors, as rated by its customers.
AutoPro is seeking a number of Value Added Resellers (VAR’s) for all domestic markets. AutoPro is also seeking additional export market resellers in the UK. Please visit autopro.ie to view its product list.
AutoQuip was established in 2003 by Richie O’Flynn after working in the automotive equipment manufacturing industry for seven years. Now into it’s 15th year, AutoQuip still provides the same fast and friendly service as it did back in 2003.
AutoQuip caters for the needs of everybody including garage hobbyists, tyre shops, independent garages and car dealerships. The company can offer extremely competitive prices for wheel alignment systems, wheel balancers, tyre changers, lifts and all other ancillary equipment found in today’s modern workshops.
AutoQuip is the exclusive Irish distributor for CEMB Garage Equipment.
Ballyfermot Training Centre- CDETB: 1E
Ballyfermot Training Centre is a purpose built modern training facility situated in west Dublin and is close to main transport and road networks including the M50. Part of City of Dublin Education & Training Board, courses are provided in a broad range of disciplines for both unemployed learners seeking to re-enter the labour market and for those in employment. Ballyfermot Training Centre delivers off the job training for many Apprenticeship courses including Motor Mechanic and Vehicle Body Repair. Visitors to Expo 2018 can learn what it takes to succeed in these modern high technology industries. Visit our stand or www.ballyfermottrainingcentre.ie
Bank Of Ireland Global Markets: 8A
The Global Markets team are the currency management specialists at Bank of Ireland and work with businesses of all sizes and offer FX solutions at competitive rates. From standard currency exchange, to urgent same day FX payments, Bank of Ireland Global Markets has a range of services to help save you and your business time and money. Bank of Ireland Global Markets helps thousands of Irish companies to manage their international payments on a daily basis. Bank of Ireland Global Markets’ FXPay payment platform is fast, easy and secure. If your business imports or exports goods or services, speak with the team to organize a free FXPay demo, or discuss your currency management options. See www.fxpay.com to find out more.
For more than 25 years, the bilstein group has been delivering high quality vehicle components to the UK and Ireland aftermarket. With three prestigious product brands, and a brand new building under way, the group’s dynamic and innovative logistics are constantly developing to find new solutions. The bilstein group works hard to serve the aftermarket, deliver the best customer service possible, and is wholly owned by the family run company Ferdinand Bilstein GmbH + Co. KG. A world leading specialist in the automotive aftermarket, the bilstein group combines a high standard of quality products, long-term experience as a manufacturer and supplier, and a dedicated customer focus.
Blacklion Tyres Ireland: 9M,9N
Blacklion Tyres Ireland is returning to the Auto Trade EXPO after hugely successful appearances in 2015 and 2016. The team is looking forward to meeting with existing and potential new customers and presenting a wide range of products including the BH15 Cilerro: Blacklion’s flagship tyre, a modern asymmetrical pattern engineered to deliver exceptional handling in all weather conditions. The BU66 Champoint ultra high performance radial tyre engineered for high performance sports cars will also be on display.
Blacklion will also be presenting the L301 Commercial range as well as the Voracio A/T and H/T 4X4 range. If you wish to book an appointment with a member of the Blacklion team during the Auto Trade EXPO please email email@example.com
BNR Ltd Toptul Ireland: 10K
Toptul is exclusively represented in Ireland by BNR Ltd.
The Toptul teams sets out to produce high quality, professional tools for the global automomotive aftermarket. The company designs and produces the highest quality tools through its production plants and supply chain.
Toptul products are made of Chrome Vanadium Alloy Steel, Chrome Molybdenum Alloy Steel, S2 High Speed Steel and various kinds of high grade tool steel material. Toptul products meet and exceed both USA-ANSI and GERMANY-DIN international quality standards. Drop by the stand to find out more
Bodyshop Solutions: 6H
Bodyshop Solutions distributes an excellent range of market leading body shop equipment and tooling, from spot and MIG welders, pneumatic lifts, jig and quick pull benches, riveters and infrared curing equipment. The equipment is robust, fast and much of it is car manufacturer approved and will really help improve your productivity! Bodyshop Solutions sells through local distributor, P.J Fallon and Son, based in Roscommon in the company’s state of the art 10,000 sq ft premises. P.J. Fallon and Son provides national coverage, experience and the service that you need. Drop by the stand to find out more.
Brembo S.p.A.: 4Q
Brembo is a world leader in the design, development and production of braking systems and components for cars, motorbikes, industrial vehicles for the OE market, Aftermarket and Racing. Brembo offers a wide range to the aftermarket that includes brakes: pads, shoes, standard brake discs, UV coated discs, two-piece brake discs (floating, composite and co-cast), sport discs (Brembo Max and Xtra), drums, and hydraulic components like brake cylinders, hoses and master cylinders. And recently, remanufactured calipers, brake fluid and lubricant have been added to the range of Aftermarket products. All Brembo aftermarket products are compliant with UN-ECE R 90 certification, which has been implemented and standardized for all markets.
Bridgestone Ireland Ltd: 9Q
Bridgestone Ireland is a market leader in Ireland’s tyre industry and is a subsidiary of the Bridgestone Corporation, the world’s largest tyre and rubber company. In Ireland Bridgestone distributes Bridgestone, Firestone, Dayton and Seiberling tyre brands. It supplies tyres for cars, vans, commercial and agricultural vehicles and motorcycles. Bridgestone tyres are distributed through the First Stop network of tyre dealers and through other leading tyre retailers. Bridgestone is a leader in tyre innovation and technology and has recently introduced the new class leading A005 weather control tyre and Turanza T005 touring tyre. Bridgestone has recently cooperated with leading vehicle manufacturers such as Lexus, BMW and Aston Martin on tyre technology innovation.
B.W.S. – Basic Welding Services Ltd: 7B
BWS (Basic Welding Services Ltd) is celebrating 25 years in business this year and is happy to be exhibiting at the Auto Trade EXPO.
BWS will be launching several new products including a new to market anti –static gun, for reducing paint cost and labour times. Live demonstrations will be conducted on the stand.
If you are looking for a new piece of welding / repair equipment, then visit the stand, for best prices guaranteed.
Carcessories Ltd., importers and distributors of motor related products to Motor Factors throughout Ireland will be exhibiting three product groups at the Auto Trade EXPO. Laser Tools: The Laser Tools range specialises in the automotive sector and products are available through motor factors, independent retails, hardware stores, and van sales. Concept Chemicals is globally recognised as a leading brand for cleaning and detailing product solutions across the automotive, marine, commercial and transportation industries. Concept products combine the latest technologies to deliver innovative, high quality and efficient solutions for the professional user. Bestplate number plate systems: Bestplate administer the UK`s most successful Number Plate Schemes and provide number plate products to 21 manufacturer brands.
Car-O-Liner (UK)Ltd: 3F
Car-O-Liner is the leading global innovator, manufacturer and marketer of high quality, technologically advanced collision repair systems including equipment, software and data.
Integration of Car-O-Liner solutions gives you flexible, universal collision repair systems that support the entire vehicle repair process, thereby reducing cycle times, and increasing profits (profitable, productive, practical).
Cartell is Ireland’s first and leading vehicle data supplier providing car history checks to consumers and dealers.
Launched in 2006, Cartell is the automotive data expert providing tailored cost effective vehicle intelligence data to insurers, financiers, parts suppliers, vehicle manufacturers, and all sectors of the automotive industry.
Cartell is also the industry leading experts in: vehicle part mapping to the aftermarket, service pricing to aftersales, insurance ratings to insurance companies and brokers and vehicle valuations to all automotive sectors.
Chicago Pneumatic: 8D
Chicago Pneumatic, established in 1901 is a leader in performance tools offering quality products designed for the specific needs of customers including impact wrenches, ratchet wrenches, drills, grinders, hammers, sanders and polishers, cutting tools, cordless tools and workshop equipment. Chicago Pneumatic innovates to solve customers’ everyday challenges with new tools continuously added to the range.
Drop by the stand to see the latest tools and workshop equipment including the CP8848 1/2” Cordless Impact with 2 shut off settings and the CP7782TL-6 a torque limited 1” Impact, with both tools helping to prevent overtightening bolts.
Citroen Ireland – EUROREPAR: 9K
Automobiles Citroen has recently introduced a second line of parts that are suitable for Citroen vehicles that are three years and older.
These parts are manufactured in Europe to PSA specifications and are available through the Citroen dealer network in Ireland.
The parts are branded as EUROREPAR Parts, and carry a 24 month unlimited mileage warranty. Parts can be ordered up to 6.00pm weekdays and are delivered in Ireland before 2pm the next day.
For over 20 years, CLAS Equipments has been refining its expertise every day to design equipment and technical tools to meet the expectations of professionals in the automotive sector. With more than 5,000 references in stock and a growing range depth, the CLAS brand relies on strong values such as rigour, competitiveness, audacity and confidence to pursue its international expansion. To find out more visit clas.com
Compilator Ltd: 2L
With over 2,500 tyre workshops and 25 years of experience, Compilator is the market leader for tyre trade and fast fit software solutions in Northern Europe.
Compilator solutions are easy-to-use. Software systems include handling of sales and inventory, tyre hotel, administrative functions, suppliers’ price lists and software for easier repair shop work and customisable web shops.Over the years, Compilator has developed solutions to continuously respond to new demands. The company’s broad knowledge allows it to understand your work day as well as what drives your business. Simply put, the best conditions for good tyre business.
Comline Ireland: 11Q
The Comline brand heads to Auto Trade EXPO off the back of a hugely successful Automechanika Frankfurt looking to make a major impact once again. Fronted by the team from Comline Ireland, Comline’s purpose-built 36 square metre stand at Auto Trade Expo promises to be one of the highlights of the show. Central to Comline’s presence in Dublin is a showcase of its diverse product range, led by the brand’s hugely popular filtration and braking offerings. Comline is also using the show as a platform to officially launch its steering and suspension range to the Irish market for the very first time. This product focus will also be complemented by an engaging ‘spin-to-win’ competition which promises to give visitors to Auto Trade Expo the chance to win some top prizes.
Commercial Diesel & Electrical: 7C
Commercial Diesel & Electrical (CDE), a leading aftermarket company, specialising in commercial vehicle components will be displaying a selection of its product range at the Auto Trade EXPO.
The company will be exhibiting a range of vehicle lighting from manufacturers such as Vignal, SIM, Aspock, Dasteri, Maxtel and AS Starters & Alternators.
Continental Automotive Trading U.K. Ltd: 4I
After a positive first year at Auto Trade EXPO in 2016, Continental is back with a range of aftermarket products from its VDO and Crypton brands.
As a leading international tyre specialist, Continental’s VDO brand will make visitors aware of the future of tyre pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) and how it is opening a huge profit opportunity for the aftermarket with VDO’s innovative diagnostic & TPMS solutions. Garage equipment specialist Crypton will showcase its portable 3 tonne midrise scissor lift and the market leading smoke and gas emissions analyser.
Cork Engine Centre/DPF Ireland: 7D
Cork Engine Centre provides a re-manufacturing service, specialising in reconditioning petrol and diesel passenger, commercial and agricultural engines. The company’s dedicated staff and state of the art machinery ensure a quick and efficient service providing minimal disruption to the consumer. Cork Engines carries a huge stock of parts, and are distributors of Motive engine components. DPFIreland.ie, the company’s DPF brand also offers an ultrasonic cleaning service, specialising in Diesel Particulate Filters (DPFs), charge and air intercoolers for industrial and marine applications as well as truck and bus Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCRs). Cork Engines is also the Irish agent for Ultratechno Ultrasonic cleaning machines and chemical distribution.
Crossmore Tyre Recycling: 20P, 21P
Crossmore Tyre Recycling is one of the largest recyclers of end of life tyres in the Republic of Ireland. Tyres are collected free of charge nationwide under the auspices of the Repak ELT scheme. All tyres collected are recycled.
At the company’s own facility, Crossmore Tyre Recycling produces rubber crumb which is used extensively on equestrian surfaces. This material is also used in the manufacture of cow mats.
The full range of products will be on display at the Auto Trade Expo 2018 where members of the team will be available to discuss the company’s services in detail.
Crown Paints: 8G
Crown Paints distributes four dynamic brands from Axalta Coating Systems, namely Syrox, Cromax, Standox and Spies Hecker, which support bodyshops to increase productivity from the front to the back.
All four brands are backed by products engineered for quick, easy and accurate application from primers and fillers to basecoats for the repair of private and commercial vehicles. Drop by the stand to find out more.
Daly Tyres: 8E, 8F
Daly Tyres are sole agents in the 32 counties for Cooper, Kenda, Infinity, Rotalla, Mazzini tyres and are also sole agents for TECO tyre equipment
Delivery: Next day for 32 counties by courier and pallet drop. Own truck delivery also on designated days.
Stock: all OE stock in major brands, Michelin, Continental, Goodyear / Dunlop, Pirelli, Bridgestone etc.
Davanti Tyres: 16P, 17P
Born of more than 100 years of tyre industry experience and extensive research and development, Davanti Tyres was established in the UK in 2015. Manufactured at world-leading production facilities, Davanti Tyres utilise enhanced silica compounds combined with innovative tread designs to deliver their trademark longevity, handling and reliability. To ensure that every Davanti tyre meets exacting standards, a comprehensive suite of tyre testing is carried out across the entire product range. This guarantees exceptional product quality, backed up by leading EU label and UTQG grades. From sports performance to everyday comfort, there’s a Davanti tyres for every journey. Drop by the stand to find out more. The Lansail range will also be on display. Rapid and innovative range development, focussed on UHP, SUV and run-flat applications, mean that there is a Landsail for over 90 per cent of cars, vans & SUVs on roads in the UK and Ireland.Landsail tyres offer the perfect combination of efficiency, durability and performance.
Dayco Europe: S.r.l.: 2C
Dayco will be exhibiting its pioneering original equipment (OE) power transmission solutions, including the renowned High Tenacity (HT) or ‘white’ timing belt and belt kits, and its revolutionary belt-in-oil chain replacement kit, as well as the friction wheel drive kit for the PRINCE BMW PSA engine, used in models such as Mini, BMW 1-3 series, Citroen C3-C4, PSA 208-3008. As an OE supplier to vehicle manufacturers (VMs) globally, the quality of Dayco’s aftermarket products is assured, as they are manufactured in the same factories alongside their OE counterpart. This means that Dayco provides technicians with the ultimate repair solution. For more information regarding the OEM quality power transmission products in the Dayco range, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit: www.dayco.com
Delphi Technologies: 4K
Delphi Technologies is a technology company whose people focus on solving emissions and fuel economy challenges for the world’s leading vehicle manufacturers.
Delphi Technologies applies its knowledge and expertise from its OE technology development to provide quality aftermarket service solutions.
The company’s aftermarket product ranges include braking, steering, engine management, diesel fuel injection and diagnostics.
DELTA Distributors: 2F
Delta Distributors, based in Newry, Co. Down has been in business for 13 years. The company carries a large range of stock at its recently extended warehouse, offering a next day delivery service throughout Ireland. The company offers a wide range of automotive electrical products for both 12V and 24V markets. The range includes audio, security, navigation, driver aids, and a complete range of LED Lighting. Delta also stocks a full range of electrical installation cable and components. The company represents leading brands such as JVC, Kenwood, Parksafe, Parrot, BURY, CANM8, LED Autolamps, BlackVUE, Connects2, Keetec, Durite and many more. Drop by the stand or see the newly built mobile display vehicle to find out more.
Whenever a replacement car part is needed, it’s vital to choose a brand you can trust. Denso’s outstanding parts and systems are fitted as Original Equipment in nine out of 10 cars on the road. Denso will showcase its advanced automotive technology and extensive range of aftermarket parts at the Auto Trade EXPO. Visitors to the EXPO will be able to discover Denso’s latest vehicle inspection health check tool called e-Videns. E-Videns is an innovative and unique tool that allows garages to increase their upsales and workshop efficiency. It pro-actively detects defects and abnormalities and includes a system scan, an engine health check as well as a walk around and driver interview modules.
Diagnostic Solutions Ltd: 5G,5H
Diagnostic Solutions will be exhibiting state of the art products from Brain Bee Mahle, Autologic, G Scan, Pico, Saxon, Alldata, GYS, Autodata, LET & ASNU. The Assistplus OEM like diagnostic system from Autologic, Connex diagnostic scan tool, the latest in air conditioning service stations for R134A and 1234YF, emission analysers for petrol and diesel vehicles, BTP1000 tyre pressure monitoring service tool and the new automatic AGC transmission fluid exchange unit from Brain Bee Mahle will be on display. Ask about oscilloscopes from Pico, fuel injector service equipment from ASNU, brake testers and test lanes from Saxon, electronic head lamp testers from LET, workshop technical data from Autodata and OEM technical data from Alldata. The company is also a certified IMI Awards centre providing fully certified training courses including A/C F Gas Certification.
DM Supplies (NI) UK: 9B, 9C
DM Supplies (NI) Ltd will be displaying an array of products both for the tyre and garage trade. The company offers garage solutions from tyre repair materials to garage fit outs. Supertracker will demonstrating its new STR130RW computerised car wheel alignment system as well as car,van and truck laser alignment systems. Both SICE and Bradbury tyre equipment will be available on the stand. Other brands that will be on display include: Silent Technologies lifts, Premier Diagnostic Equipment, V Tec Brake Testers and Atec VT56 TPMS Diagnostic and reprogramming tool.
DPF Service Ireland Ltd: 15O
DPF Service Ireland Ltd., were one of the first companies in Ireland and Northern Ireland to specialises in cleaning DPFs and Catalytic Convertor filters for cars, commercial vehicles, HGVs and Plant Machinery.
The DPF Service Ireland team will be on hand to answer your questions.
There will also be a number of “EXPO Exclusive” offers available to those who visit the stand. For more information visit www.dpfservice.ie
DX Ireland: 10E
DX Group is an independent logistics operator in Ireland and the UK, specialising in the delivery of time sensitive, mission critical and high value items at competitive prices. In Ireland, the Group provides business-to-business delivery services to 2,500 customers and delivers 8 million items every year. The Group has an extensive network in Northern Ireland and Great Britain. DX partners with the majority of the motor part distributors in Ireland to provide a same day service and a pre-9.00am delivery service nationwide. DX is a professional logistics service provider that has over 40 years of experience. For further information about DX’s services, please visit the website www.dxdelivery.com
Eamonn Reilly Ltd: 8H
Eamonn Reilly Ltd specialises in remanufacturing air conditioning compressors for the automotive industry, and all things air conditioning related. With over 20 years experience in the industry, you can be sure Eamonn Reilly Ltd will keep you cool.
The company stocks an extensive range of air conditioning compressors for cars, trucks, and plant and supplies repair kits for air conditioning piping, and complete retro-fittable AC systems.
E.E.C European Exhaust & Catalyst: 2I
European Exhaust and Catalyst Ltd (EEC) is the one-stop shop for emissions products providing catalytic converters, DPFs, exhausts, front pipes, braking and accessories for the global aftermarket. The company recently launched its DPF Diagnostic Tool, and new Diesel / Petrol 6 in 1 Solutions underlying its commitment to driving forwards innovative emissions products and continuous improvement. With over 40 years experience as a family run company, EEC’s personalised, flexible service guarantees customers superior products and service. The company also goes that extra mile to ensure you are aware of all the latest industry knowledge through our technical training and educational programmes. www.eurocats.co.uk
E.Fox Engineers Ltd: 4N
E Fox Engineers Ltd is celebrating 75 years in business as a supplier to the Irish automotive and industrial market and supplies premium brands for bearings, tools and lubricants. The company is well known as a company with brands that will not let you down. The company will be exhibiting the new automotive workshop equipment range from Jefferson Professional Tools along with the recently launched Evaporust Rust Remover. E Fox Engineers Ltd will also be demonstrating other products from the Q Oils range, Norse hand tools, BETA Tools and Sykes Pickavant auto tools.
Drop by for a look at what the company can offer the automotive workshop and where it can assist you.
Electro Maintenance: 9F
Since its inception in 1965 Electro Maintenance Ltd., has always worked to have the latest and best product first to the market. The AutoTrade EXPO offers the company opportunities to not only introduce new product lines like Ignition coil packs but also highlight its Original Equipment offering. From covering over 3,000 SKUs on starter motors and alternators, the company has successfully matched original units to its aftermarket unit programme on nearly 2,000 references further demonstrating its relationships with manufacturers like Bosch, Denso, Mahle, Prestolite,Valeo, Remy, Unipoint and Mitsubishi amongst others. With a stock holding of over 10,000 complete units across its twp locations the company provides market leading pick rates, competitive pricing and unrivalled technical support for the Rotating Electrical industry.
Engine Clean Solutions Ltd: 12O
Distributed in Ireland by Engine Clean Solutions, Xenum offers a range top tier lubricants and “techno-chemicals” for professionals. These products are designed for cars, boats, motorbikes and heavy duty. Founded in 2005, Xenum is growing fast in a very competitive market. Not easy, but… that’s what separates the company from its competitors? Exenum engineers are experts in what they do and their passion and know-how drives them to design and engineer the best products today’s technology can offer.
Exenum works in partnership with top laboratories around the world. Teaming up with the greatest experts in each field, Xenum looks carefully to the market and stands close to with it customers, constantly challening its customers. Drop by the Engine Clean Solutions stand to find out more.
Equipco Ireland Ltd: 3B,3C
Equipco Ireland is one of Ireland’s leading garage equipment, vehicle test equipment and vehicle diagnostic equipment suppliers. New this year is the Techno Vector Touchless wheel alignment system and quick check system and the all new compact G9 Ravaglioli truck tyre changer as well as a range of BMW approved tyre equipment. Best sellers of the last few years such as the Groove Glove tyre and alignment diagnostics system, the Techno Vector TV7, 4 camera 3D wheel alignment system and the ever popular Delphi Diagnsotics and iSensor TPMS system will also be on display.
Also on display will be a giant 6 ton Bradbury 2 post lift and Bendpak XPR10 heavy duty 2 post lift.
Eskimo Lead Management: 13O
Eskimo Lead Management not only allows auto dealerships to easily manage their leads and sales teams, but it also allows dealerships to quickly calculate their return from online publishers and marketing campaigns. Eskimo automatically processes online sales and enquiries from online publishers, dealer website and online chat to automate the initial processes of lead management. The industry has been crying out for a simple, automated solution like this and Eskimo customers have seen an actual increase in sales conversion since using the platform. With over 30 customers in Ireland and links with major manufacturers, Eskimo’s customer base is constantly growing, partly due to a partnership formed with SIMI earlier this year.
Europa Batteries: 9I
Founded in 1990, the Europower Battery Centre is one of the largest independent battery distributors in the Irish market supplying a wide range of batteries for automotive, leisure, mobility, UPS, floor cleaning, renewable energy, industrial and other specialist applications. The company’s portfolio includes world recognisable OEM brands such as Banner, Trojan, Sonnenschein, MK, Odyssey, Unibat, Optimate and Lemania. Europower specialises in batteries and battery related products and can therefore offer its customers unrivalled technical expertise and excellent service. Customer relationships are maintained by providing the best products for your applications and by applying the company’s experience and know-how to your needs. Whatever the application, Europower offers the best power solution.
Euro Car Parts Team PR Reilly Ltd: 5B,6B,5C,6C,1A-4A
Euro Car Parts Team P R Reilly brings together the rapid response delivery and purchasing power of Euro Car Parts with the local market expertise of Team P R Reilly, delivering the best network coverage in the region. Part of the UK and Ireland’s leading distributor of car and LCV parts, Euro Car Parts Team P R Reilly specialises in three key markets – trade, retail and collision, with more than 130,000 parts available through its new distribution centre in Dublin. Owned by LKQ, the company benefits from strong links with its US parent; a leading provider of recycled and manufactured parts.
Euromotive Components Ltd: 9P, 10P
Euromotive Components has established major footholds in the Emergency, HGV and Marine markets in recent years and is focused on delivering quality and a one stop shop for vehicle auto electrical needs. The company uses only the best quality products for complete reliability of use. The company supplies top brands into the aftermarket but also supplies into vehicle manufacturers and has recently been appointed as the OEM Irish partner for the Vignal Lighting group. Power management is another key strength of Euromotive making it Ireland’s largest supplier of inverters, voltage converters and split charging units compatible with the latest Euro 6 vehicles. Recordable CCTV was an addition last year to the range with the company offering a simple reversing camera up to full 8 camera live view on HGV and fleets.
Express Spares: 10L
Express Spares, the clutch and flywheel specialists founded in 2012, has become synonymous with delivering the right products on time at the right price. With a combined staff experience of over 40 years in the motor trade, the company has unrivalled technical knowledge of its products, which include clutch components from all the leading original equipment manufacturers for trucks, light commercial and passenger vehicles. Express Spares is known as the “the mechanics choice” and supplies loyal customers nationwide with various delivery options which include pre-9AM next day and same day.
FDK Distribution sells automotive tools and aerosol spray paints throughout Ireland to wholesalers and motor factors.
FDK distributes a wide range of automotive tools, manufactured by JBM Campllong, S.L., a company with more than 18 years experience in the manufacture of automotive tools an workshop equipment. The company is also a distributor of the Deco Color aerosol line, a range of specialist paints and treatments. For more information drop by the stand.
Federal – Mogul Motorparts: 1L
Auto Trade EXPO 2018 will provide the stage for Federal-Mogul Motorparts to exhibit its array of well-known brands and products alongside the launch of Garage Gurus, a technical training and support platform. It will also showcase significant steering and suspension innovations that underscore Moog’s long-standing commitment to engineering expertise and product differentiation. The company will highlight the OE pedigree of Ferodo’s braking products as a pioneer in the braking segment, with copper free Eco-Friction pads. The pads were first-to-market and adopted as original equipment on the Ford Fiesta. This trend was continued with the Ford Galaxy and Audi A4, both fit-from-factory with Ferodo Eco-Friction pads.
Finol Oils: 6Q
Finol Oils is the leading supplier of premium, high-performance lubricants and services in Ireland. Headquartered in Dublin, the compamy is the exclusive partner of Total, Elf and Fina, supplying highly technical and proven products, including the Total Quartz and Elf Evolution range of OEM approved, automotive engine oils. With more than 40 years of industry experience, the company’s scope of knowledge allows it to deliver a range of leading products and services that are unrivalled within the Irish market. This expertise ensures the company consistently provides both quality and reliability to all of its customers no matter their needs or area of operation. Drop by the stand to find out more
Finnegan Equipment Solutions Ltd: 4O
Finnegan Equipment Solutions, the official agents for Josam – Truckcam in the Republic and Northern Ireland will be exhibiting the Josam cam-aligner wheel alignment system on its stand. The Truckcam camera wheel alignment system, approved by Mercedes-Benz, Scania and Volvo will also be on display. The company is also exhibiting the Josam AM laser camera upgrade, and the Josam induction heating range. Drop by the stand to find out more.
Ford Ireland: 10Q
Ford Ireland will be showcasing its three product ranges: Genuine Ford, Motorcraft and Omnicraft range of parts as well as the benefits of joining Blue Oval Club. All specifically designed for Independent Garages and Bodyshops. The Omnicraft range is a new addition to the Ford catalogue and offers Independent Garages and Bodyshops value for money on non-Ford parts. This product range is suited to meet the needs of all vehicle makes. With a vast range of products, Ford Dealerships can now become a one-stop shop for Independent Garages and Bodyshops. Due to the shortage in Technicians in the Motor industry, Ford Ireland will also be outlining the many benefits of pursuing a rewarding career as a Technician within the Ford Dealer network.
Garage Technical Service/ AGE Ltd: 16O
Ian Roberts, originally from Wales worked for a quarrying company as a fitter / operator, before moving into garage equipment working for Gemco Garage Equipment based out of Belfast, where he covered the Republic of Ireland for 12 years. He then joined Apaseal Ireland before leaving and setting up Garage Technical Services in January 2017. The company specialises in servicing all types of garage equipment from a trolley jack to a truck lift, tyre machines, wheel balancers and calibration services etc. The company is fully accredited by the Garage Equipment Association since inception. Drop by the stand to find out more.
Grant Engineering: 8B
Grant Engineering designs and manufacture industrial tool and component storage equipment.
The company will be exhibiting a selection of its products, ranging from work benches, tool chests, store cabinets to component pigeon holes. Grant Engineering also offers offer custom made solutions to fit your exact needs. Drop by the stand to check out the company’s full range of tools and component storage systems, and have a chat with the team about your requirements.
Grup Eina International: 10F
Grup Eina is dedicated to staying ahead of the motor industry by developing a broad range of training courses based on the latest automotive technologies. All courses are developed in house by a team of highly qualified technical trainers. At Auto Trade EXPO 2018, Grup Eina will showcase samples of over 5,000 technical training courses that it has carried out across Europe. The core focus of the training samples will be on hybrid and electric vehicle training. Also on show, will be a representation of the Technical Helpline provided in the different European markets including Ireland and the UK, in which the company’s clients are able to attain information for all makes and models of vehicles, such as wiring diagrams, service information, tightening torques, removal / refit information, repair time schedules, service light reset procedures etc. This information aids the automotive repair professional carry out their duties daily, efficiently and effectively.
GT Exhausts Ltd: 2G
As the foremost exhaust company in Ireland, GT Exhausts has, for more than 45 years delivered innovative first to market manufacturing of OE quality exhaust products. With a product range of over 17,000 exhaust systems GT Exhausts is constantly moving the market forward fully encompassing the 4×4, agri, commercial and stainless steel growth within a modern, technological R&D department. All exhaust systems and components are made to OE exact requirements, allowing GT Exhausts to easily assemble with any existing exhaust or component.
GT prides itself as being a premium one stop manufacturer of all makes vehicle exhausts.
Gulf Oil: 9D
Gulf Oil was introduced to Ireland in 2007 and is led by CEO Dermot Fallon, who has over 30 years experience in the lubricants and retail markets. The company supplies a full range of lubrication oil to all markets. Main markets are: automotive, agriculture, truck and bus, plant machinery and industrial. The company’s approach for lubricants, service stations and fuel distributors is based on quality, service and reliability. Gulf Oil has a team of dedicated Area Managers based nationwide, who are in constant contact with the company’s customers to offer support and advice, along with a streamlined supply chain. The company has adapted to suit its main markets by providing a more direct route for delivery, developing closer relationships with customers, and have steadily increasing market share.
Indasa Abrasives: 7O
Indasa has developed into one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of coated abrasive technology, which has been at the forefront of dry sanding systems for over 30 years. Fundamental to the company’s core values is the ability to provide market specific solutions utilising key areas of expertise in the production of innovative refinishing systems for the bodyshop industry. At this year’s EXPO Indasa will be showcasing its HT Line abrasive material with Ultravent extraction technology – a new dimension to prolonged performance, consistency of finish and flawless refinishing. An exciting new development for 2018 is the collaboration with ITW Evercoat. This strategic agreement will see Indasa’s distribution structure supply the Evercoat brand of premium crash repair preparation materials to the Irish market.
Innovation Ireland: 7G
Established in 1991, Innovation Ireland is the sole distributor of the well renowned Novatio range of products in Ireland and more recently the Coast range of torches. By offering excellent customer service, top quality products and working hand in hand with its customers, Innovation Ireland quickly developed a strong customer base within the motor repair and motor factor industry in becoming and remaining the number one choice for many customers. Innovation Ireland and Novatio have continued to develop new products and are happy to announce that they will be launching a new DPF cleaning system that has to be seen to be believed at the Auto Trade EXPO so drop by Stand 7G to find more.
Irish Garage Equipment: 10D
Irish Garage Equipment Ltd is one of Ireland’s leading online retailers of garage equipment.
Established in January 2010 in Buncrana, Co.Donegal, the company now also trades from A12, The Square, Greenogue Business Park, Rathcoole, Co. Dublin.
The company caters for retail and online customers from both depots with distribution across the whole of Ireland.
The Irish Tyre Industry Association (ITIA) is the representative body for all aspects of the Irish tyre industry. Membership includes manufacturers, importers, wholesalers, retailers, recyclers and equipment suppliers to the tyre trade industry. The ITIA is committed to raising the profile of the Irish tyre industry by actively promoting its members, providing membership benefits through cost efficiencies and affinities including reduced insurance/ health and safety manuals, training professionals for the future, promoting public awareness of tyre safety, voicing industry priorities and concerns to Government and onnecting members with each other and relevant stakeholders in a vibrant community. Together with members, the ITIA makes a positive contribution in shaping the future of the tyre industry, by working to develop and adhere to industry standards and best practice; promoting both business and technical excellence and training professionals for the future.
Jefferson Professional Tools & Equipment: 5N
Established in the mid 00’s, Jefferson Professional Tools & Equipment has been built on more than 60 years of industry experience and a passion for the creation and distribution of high quality, professional and reliable tools for the industry at a competitive price. Jefferson Tools launched its brand new ‘Automotive & Workshop’ range in summer 2017 and has continued to introduce new lines to the range following its initial success. At this year’s Auto Trade EXPO, Jefferson will proudly exhibit its catalogue of Automotive and Workshop products as well as its extensive range of tools and equipment, alongside official Jefferson agent E.Fox Engineers Ltd.
Juratek has supplied the automotive industry for over 20 years with the highest quality brake discs and pads. The design and production of its brake discs and drums is controlled by its own engineers and every batch received is fully checked on the company’s precision measuring machine. All pads and shoes are approved to ECE R90 regulations. But Juratek takes its quality testing much further, by using the OE industry designed tests SAE2521 & SAE2522. Juratek employs a team of professional engineers who have developed the products to today’s industry leading standards. All pads feature an unique Initial Performance Strip which is unique to the aftermarket. Drop by the stand to find out more.
Kevin Burke Tyres: 5M
KBT Ltd has an enviable reputation for supplying premium brands at value for money prices and this tenant is the cornerstone of the company’s business. Established by Athenry native Kevin Burke, the company through its wholesale and retail businesses supplies tyres for cars, SUVs, light commercial vehicles, trucks, earthmover, buses and agricultural equipment. KBT Ltd. has over 20 years of experience in the tyre industry and offers free and impartial advice on the best quality tyres to suit all budgets. The company stocks all leading brands of tyres, with thousands of tyres in stock at the best possible prices and now manufactures wheels. KBT Ltd., is the exclusive distributor of Starmaxx and Fullrun and is an OE partner for Michelin tyres in Ireland. The company is also a Michelin Excel Agri Dealer. Check out its B2B website, www.kevinburketyres.ie, where retailers can check stock availability, prices and order online.
Kevin Egan Cars Sligo: 8C
The Auto Trade EXPO is the perfect event for Kevin Egan Cars, Sligo to showcase its Peugeot parts range. Kevin Egan Cars, Sligo was established in 2009, starting out as a used car dealer. In November last year the company became a Peugeot dealer and is now looking to grow its parts database.
Located on stand 8C, the company will be displaying service kits, discs, pads etc. all at a reduced rate for Auto Trade EXPO customers. The company will also have a number of special offers on 181 registered Peugeot Partners which retail new at €18,325 and will be available to Auto Trade EXPO visitors at €14,950.
Drop by stand 8C to find out more.
KYB UK: 1K
KYB is one of the world’s largest suppliers of Original Equipment shock absorbers to vehicle manufacturers, with almost one in four cars leaving production lines worldwide fitted with KYB as standard. The same world class product quality is available to the UK and Ireland aftermarket. KYB manufactures a comprehensive range of replacement coil springs at its purpose built European coil spring factory, also supplying taper wire miniblock and side load (banana) springs. A market leading range of suspension mounting kits is also available, plus protection kits. KYB not only supplies parts, but also has an excellent and growing range of support tools for technicians.
Laser Tools: 5A
Laser Tools, the UK’s brightest and most innovative tool company is delighted to be exhibiting at the Auto Trade EXPO and the company is showcasing many new products from its Laser and Connect Workshop Consumables brands. Laser Tools offers a full range of traditional high quality hand tools and also an ever increasing range of high quality specialist tools, designed to make easy work of difficult and awkward jobs.
Connect Workshop Consumables’ new range of Retail Blister Packs are ideal for distributors with good shop counter display areas, and the ‘Trade Assortment Packs’ are ideal for busy workshops.
Drop by the stand to find out more.
LED Autolamps: 2B
LED Autolamps offers the most comprehensive choice of LED vehicle lighting available in Europe. Fully designed and manufactured by LED Autolamps, guaranteeing the absolute highest quality standards, with full ECE approval, 12/24V versatility, ‘sealed-for-life’ electronics and extended warranties – the product range is perfect for a wide range of commercial and heavy-duty vehicle applications.
LED Autolamps is looking forward to another successful Auto Trade EXPO, where it will showcase many brand new product lines before release this winter.
LED Global: 8K
LED Global is a leading brand of lighting in the agricultural and automotive industries. The company is showcasing its full range of LED lighting products as well as launching new products at the Auto Trade EXPO. The team is looking forward to meeting current customers as well as potential new customers and will be on hand to answer any questions that you may have regarding the LED product range.
All products are covered by a two year warranty and all have relevant certification, such as CE, EMC & ECE approvals.
LMP Oils, Batteries & Filters Ltd: 3P
LMP Oils, Batteries & Filters Ltd is located in Dublin and is a wholesale distributor of oils, batteries, grease and filters, which can be delivered next day anywhere in Ireland. The company is the exclusive distributor in Ireland for the OEM approved Duglas oil carrying a full range of automotive, agri, plant and marine oil. The company’s range of automotive and commercial starter batteries come from OEM approved factories in Korea and Europe and are sold under the Puma Power Battery brand. All batteries carry a 2 year warranty. LMP Oils, Batteries & Filters Ltd holds the Wix heavy duty filters agency and carries oil, fuel, air, transmission and hydraulic filters.
Logic Automotive: 5P
Logic Automotive promises to have some new and innovative diagnostic tools and equipment on its stand at the Auto Trade EXPO this year. The comany is featuring diagnostic tools from Eucleia and OBDeleven, both tools working on Android operating systems and offering unique features. Logic Automotive is offering EXPO discounts and offers and welcomes all visitors to check out the latest innovative diagnostic tools distributed exclusively by the company in Ireland. The Eucleia S7 TabScan tablet and S8 TabScan wireless tablet will be available to test and demo during the show with countrywide demonstrations available on request. VCDS (Vag Com Diagnostic System) for Volkswagen, Audi, Seat, Skoda will be available for demo and order also as will the OBDeleven VAG dedicated android diagnostic system with unique functionality.
Lumag Ltd/Breck: 4H1
With a history spanning 30 years, Lumag was initially founded to focus on the production of brake linings before later implementing its own brake pad manufacturing technology. The company has achieved enormous technological progress, through applied engineering solutions as well as the continuous rise of quality and safety standards. Lumag continues to supply car and commercial vehicle users with high-quality products, ensuring safer braking. At Auto Trade EXPO Lumag will be showcasing its full product portfolio, including its Brecks brand of brake pads for passenger vehicles, as well as its CV offering, and will provide technical support and updates on future technology.
Mackessy Technology/Auxion: 14O
Mackessy Technology is a leading provider of automotive management systems. Based in Limerick, the company focuses mainly on solutions for automotive insurers, salvage agents, vehicle repairers and engineer assessors. The comany’s technology is built in-house and is designed to add efficiency and transparency to clients’ business activities. The comany’s Auxion platform powers the First Notice of Loss, Claims Management, Assessment and Salvage Disposal processes of some of Ireland’s leading Insurance providers. Mackessy Technology will be showcasing its complete range of solutions at this year’s Auto Trade EXPO with live demonstrations and information from members of the management team.
Maintenance Solutions Ireland: 3D
Maintenance Solutions Ireland (MSI) will be demonstrating its latest innovations for the automotive aftermarket and showing cost reducing eco-friendly parts washing systems, which will reduce costs and improve the environmental footprint of modern workshops. The company will showcase the latest 2k professional refinishing aerosols from Car Rep, Finland. These epoxy based 2k primer, fillers and clear coats are leading the way in the small and smart repair market and can reduce body shop labour time by up to 80 per cent. Mixplast, France will demonstrate its latest developments for plastic repair, including “Clip It” the affordable handy re-chargeable hot stapler for every workshop
Maypole Ltd: 8M
Once again Maypole will be exhibiting at Auto Trade EXPO, promoting its wide range of accessories for the automotive aftermarket. Maypole is a leading towing and touring company, supplying products to motor factors, trailer manufacturers, towbar fitters and caravan dealers on the island of Ireland for over 30 years.
Meet the team on stand 8M and view Maypole’s range of LED battery chargers, power packs and in-car security products. Also on display are will be an extensive range of LED lighting, including commercial lamps, beacons, work lamps and light bars.
Meyle AG engineers, manufactures and markets premium quality replacement parts for the independent automotive aftermarket.
With its three product lines – Meyle Original, Meyle-PD and Meyle-HD – the company offers precise solutions and parts for competent mechanics, ambitious rally drivers to classic car enthusiasts and every driver around the world who needs to rely on their car. Meyle offers its customers more than 24,000 reliable and durable spare parts, manufactured in its own factories and at selected production partners. The company and its network of associated companies employ approx. 1,000 people at locations around the globe, of which 500 work at the company’s headquarters in Hamburg, Germany. Drop by the stand to find out more.
MechanExpert: 4B, 4C
MechanExpert is the mechanic’s ultimate resource, in your garage and in your town and this year MechanExpert is exhibiting at the Auto Trade EXPO. There will be diagnostic equipment and demonstrations on the stand from Hella Gutmann Solutions who will bring their famous CSC Tool to the EXPO, and Bosch, who will have the MKW Motors team on hand to talk to you about your training needs. Stop by any time to see market-leading diagnostic equipment up close and in person, and enter a competition to win some new equipment of your own! MechanExpert – Local support from global brands.
Mileage Tyres: 6J
Mileage Tyres is a family owned business with extensive expertise in the tyre trade, with one of the largest independent wholesale distribution networks in Ireland. Mileage Tyres has a large stock of exclusive brands including Avon, Autogreen, Atturo, Kapsen, Maxtrek, Radar and Zeetex. With its exclusive Otani truck tyre and agricultural brand Ozka, Mileage tyres can meet all wholesale needs. Mileage tyres also stock all major premium brands in both OE fitment and Runflats. Mileage Tyres can cater for your entire car, SUV and 4×4 needs be they summer, winter, all season or all terrain tyres.
Mirka (UK) Ltd: 1M
Mirka was founded with strong ethical and sustainable business values aligned with a clear objective to manufacture high quality sanding tools and flexible abrasives that will helps customers develop successful businesses.
Mirka’s aim is to provide the most effective solutions that enables the company to achieve the best results with the minimum of time and wastage.
This puts cost-effectiveness and profitability at the heart of everything Mirka does, allowing its customers to benefit and achieve high customer satisfaction levels for the services and products it provides.
Modern Tyres: 3E
Modern Tyres has over 50 years’ experience as one of Ireland’s largest distributors of passenger car, 4X4, van, truck & Agricultural tyres. The company is a nationwide leader in tyre wholesaling and distribution for the retail tyre market in Ireland. Modern Tyres’ extensive range of brands from premium to economy means it has tyres that meet all customer requirements for car, 4×4, van, truck and Agricultural. Modern Tyres has a next day delivery service throughout Ireland and also offers an online ordering system enabling customers to view images of tyres, view stock and place orders anytime. Drop by the stand and speak to the sales team led by Paul Colhoun (Wholesale manager) and Ashley Fannin (Area Sales Manager).
Motorcheck provides the motor parts, motor trade and related industries with the most comprehensive VRM lookup data and vehicle history check services available in Ireland. Its market leading data services are backed by an expert customer services team that are highly responsive to client’s needs. Data is comprehensive, up to date, accurate and covers Ireland and the UK with many sources unique to Motorcheck. Numerous motor factors, parts suppliers, insurers, repairers and others involved in the vehicle parts industry use Motorcheck’s VRM lookup services to power their software systems and websites. Motorcheck data is used exclusively within the MAM Autocat parts catalogue. Likewise many franchise dealerships, motor groups, independent dealers and auction houses in Ireland rely on Motorcheck.
Novus Glass: 😯
Novus Glass (Repair and Replacement), a Fix Auto brand, is the acknowledged inventor of windshield repair, leading the worldwide windshield repair industry since 1972. To date, over 44 million windshields have been repaired rather than replaced by 1,400 Novus Glass repair centres in 20 countries around the globe. Novus Glass has also been warded more U.S. patents for windshield repair than any other company in the windshield repair industry. Novus Glass was launched in Ireland in April 2018. As emerging technology enables repair over replacement, Novus offers unrivalled, certified crack repairs up to 14 inches. “Repair where possible, replace when necessary”.
NTN SNR Bearings: 2H
NTN SNR is the world’s leading automotive wheel bearing producer and OEM supplier. Trusted by the leading automotive manufacturers and OEM’s means that 9 out of the 10 best-selling cars in Europe are now fitted with an NTN SNR product. ASB technology developed by SNR was launched on to the market in 1996, ASB is used on nearly every new vehicle manufactured today. NTN SNR offers several ranges of automotive products all containing OE or OEM quality, such as wheel bearings kits, timing and auxiliary kits , suspension kits , drives shafts and ABS sensors. Drop by the stand to find out more.
OESAA, whose slogan is “Our quality. Your reputation.”, represents the leading manufacturers and suppliers of automotive parts to vehicle manufacturers. The main aims of the Association are to promote the economic and safety benefits of fitting genuine OE quality, and to remind workshops and distributors that they always have a choice when buying parts. The ‘OESAA Motor Factor’ stand will again demonstrate comparisons between original parts from OE Suppliers and ‘OE quality’ equivalents that are available in the independent aftermarket. Drop by the stand to learn more.
Park Tyres Ltd: 6P
Park Tyres Ltd., sole distributors of Giuliano Automotive equipment is showcasing the Giuliano range of tyre changers and wheel balancers. All equipment will be operational on the company’s stand and experienced staff will be on hand to operate the equipment and answer any queries you may have. Park Tyres are also sole distributors of Velyen vehicle lifts (made in Spain) which will also be displayed on the stand. Drop by the stand to find out more.
PartsforCars: 10B, 10C
PartsforCars, with close to 40 years automotive experience specialises in supplying parts, components lubricants, accessories, tools, workwear and workshop consumables. for both cars and light commercial vehicles. PartsforCars will be showcasing leading and niche brands, many of which we are exclusive to the company Some of the leading brands being showcased include; ReViVe, Pemco, Millers Oils, Castrol, SCT, ProMix, Pro-XL, Starchem, U-POL, Concept, Auto-Finesse, Eco-Motive, Apec, DRI, Maypole, JLM, Klaxcar, SKF, HRA, Teng Tools, Laser Tools, Karcher, Draper Tools, Sykes Pickavent, BMPolyco, Abracs Abrasives, Rislone, Simply, Evolution, Dreumex, Tetrosyl, Jepson and Platinum International. Additional product launches will include Paint & Re-finish consumables. The company is also launching it’s new branch which is based in South Dublin and known as PartsforCars Greenhills.
Parts 2000: 8L
Parts 2000 is launching a new number plate system (SPM) to the market.
System Plate Manufacture Ltd (SPM) is a leading designer and manufacturer of number plate components and number plate printing systems. SPM’s ethos is quality, value and first class service. Come along and see one of the most innovative and ergonomic ranges of print and assembly systems available in today’s market. Parts 2000 will also be exhibiting its range of Lucas Oil products. Lucas is a firm Factor favourite that generates great revenue. Look out for the Factor EXPO Offers. Drop by stand 8L to see a geat range of Factor products.
PCL- Pneumatic Components Ltd: 11A
When it comes to choosing the best brand for tyre inflation and compressed air products PCL provides an unbeatable package. PCL is recognised as a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of the most advanced and comprehensive portfolio available. PCL remains true to its ethos of quality products and exceptional service. PCL has been manufacturing and supplying tyre inflation and compressed air products since 1938. The products have been specially selected, designed and manufactured through years of experience to satisfy all your needs. PCL’s reputation for producing accurate and reliable equipment has made it the worldwide authority in its field backed up by superior customer service.
Pitzone Ltd: 7N,8N
Pitzone is an established supplier of tyre and garage equipment in Ireland since the company’s inception in 2000.
The company represents a host of leading brands in the tyre and garage equipment market. For more information drop by the stand
PJ Fallon & Son: 7I,8I,7J,8J
P.J Fallon & Son is trading in the tool and equipment industry since 1989.
Operating from a modern warehouse, the company offers a nationwide sales and service network, and carries a large range of items in stock ready to be dispatched.
Buying from P.J Fallon & Son gives you peace of mind that you are buying a quality product, at the right price from a reputable company.
Stockists of leading brands such as Phoenix Automotive, Finkbeiner, Autop Stenhoj, Astra, Milwaukee, Bahco and Teng Tools.
Pro–Align Ltd: 3I, 3J
Pro-Align Ltd is a family run business, with nearly 70 employees, which started in 1991 offering a high quality four-wheel alignment service for cars and light commercial vehicles. The company is now the UK’s leading wheel alignment and complete wheel servicing equipment specialist, delivering excellent products and service excellence to franchised dealerships, bodyshops, tyre and independent repair shops businesses nationwide. Pro-Align Ltd works closely with its key partner Hunter Engineering, which is a world leader and one of the most forward thinking, innovative wheel service equipment manufacturers in the world. As a result, Pro-Align Ltd offers some of the most technologically advanced wheel alignment, balancing and tyre changing equipment available today and delivers a profitable, premium service to all of its customers.
RecoTurbo Ltd.: 2P
RecoTurbo re-manufactures turbochargers at its premises in Doncaster, UK. Its facility is equipped with a comprehensive range of testing and cleaning machinery, which includes a VSR balancing machine where the turbocharger is simulated to engine conditions by means of testing the turbo up to speeds of 220,000 rpm. The second stage of testing is carried out on a Flow Test Bench where the variable geometry of the turbo is reset and calibrated to the original factory specifications. The re-manufactured turbo is built to a new standard, where there is little difference visually between it and a new unit. Drop the by stand to find out more.
Renault Ireland: 7E
Renault Group Ireland will take part in this year’s Auto Trade EXPO to promote its new Trade Partners Programme offer and trade parts price reductions. As part of the new Trade Partners Programme Renault has introduced a new range of Price Lock Offers on brake parts, timing belts, water pumps, shock absorbers, coil springs and track rod ends. Trade customers registering on the Renault Trade Partners programme can avail of additional trade supports with these great Price Lock Offers. These offers come on top of existing part price reductions with coil springs, shock absorbers and track rod ends. Motrio the alternative range of parts from Renault will also be featured at the show.
Revive Turbo Cleaner: 7P
Revive was originally developed for the aviation and power industry, and was used to clean aeroplane jet engines and keep power station turbines in top working condition. The product has been adapted to clean smaller engine systems that already have problems caused by soot and oily build up. By performing a Revive treatment on a vehicle, carbonised layers are removed gradually, making the engine cleaning process very safe with no need for any disassembly. The company now exports to 26 countries around the world and garages are loving this quick easy method of fixing boost and limp mode problems.
Ring Automotive: 7M
Ring is dedicated to helping motorists, technicians and commercial vehicle specialists get more from vehicles. The company is constantly innovating to bring high performance, ground-breaking technology to motorists and professionals alike. Ring’s heritage is in high specification lighting and trade products. The company’s understand that professionals need products that perform to an exceptional standard and that can take the pace in a tough working environment. The company designs its inspection lighting, battery tools and commercial vehicle components with professionals in mind, and tests them extensively to make sure they’ll perform under any circumstances.
MAM Software will be exhibiting at this year’s Auto Trade EXPO. MAM will attend the show alongside partners RNH Solutions, to demonstrate how its latest products and developments can enhance business performance.
MAM will be showcasing its latest product releases, including market-leading business management software Autopart v30, and next-generation electronic parts catalogue. There will also be a range of other products on show, including tablet apps, e-commerce offerings and business intelligence solutions. Visit MAM Software and RNH Solutions at stand 5O to learn how you can drive your business performance.
Rotech is Ireland’s leading supplier of diesel, lube oil, AdBlue, grease and waste oil equipment. With over 25 years experience Rotech can provide customers with the correct equipment to suit their needs. At this year’s Auto Trade EXPO Rotech will have a full product range on show which will include AC & DC pumps, fuel management systems, meters, tank gauges, Ad-Blue equipment, lube oil pumps and tank kits, retractable reels and waste oil handling equipment.
Ryans Automotive Ltd: 1B, 1C
Ryan’s Automotive will be showcasing its extensive range of specialist tools, diagnostic equipment and special automotive parts at the Auto Trade EXPO, all with the aim of assisting garage personnel in diagnosing, repairing and servicing vehicles with the correct products and customer support.
The range includes: diagnostic tools, diagnostic accessories, oscilloscopes, technical information systems, technical training, air conditioning service stations and other air con tools, injector and glow plug removal tools, engine management parts, electrical and electronic parts, air conditioning parts and consumables and much more. Leading brands on display will include : Tecnomotor, Autoland, Govoni, Moratech, GMTO, Fasano, Autodata, LTR and DG technologies
Sanity Systems: 10O
Sanity System is a unique and exclusive product in the Irish market, only launched in late September and already in 50 Locations nationwide. Sanity System offers a machine called Sany-Car that completely sanitizes and eliminates bacteria, Fungi, viruses and odours from cars, vans, buses etc. Sanity Systems Sany-Car is not only used in valet departments but in over 2,500 garages and dealerships in Italy. Sanity Systems Sany-Car is No.1 in over 15 countries worldwide and now has a unique and exclusive product for you to offer your customer in the Irish and UK market. Sanity Systems has a non-chemical, no maintenance, no supervision machine that takes 21 minutes to operate a full sanitization and odour elimination from vehicles.
As a trusted technical partner, Schaeffler designs and delivers innovative, advanced technology systems and components for original fitment by vehicle manufacturers around the world. These same components are made available to the professional workshop technicians as complete repair solutions, so for genuine Schaeffler quality, ask your parts supplier for LuK clutches, INA belt system components, FAG wheel bearings and Ruville service parts.
Schaeffler’s online knowledge portal REPXPERT gives you free and instant access to detailed TecRMI fitting instructions and specifications, product info, labour times much more. Visit the stand to discover how Schaeffler and REPXPERT can help your workshop.
Search Workshop Supplies: 1O, 2O
Search Workshop Supplies (SWSNI) is one of Ireland’s leading suppliers of workshop equipment and consumables, offering a ‘complete solution’ for the motor and commercial vehicle industry since 1976. SWSNI is a trade distributor to the commercial, haulage, quarry, plant and public transport industries and wholesale distributor to motor factors nationwide. Specialists in garage fit-outs and leading Irish distributor of major commercial vehicle, car and van equipment brands, supported by a vast consumables product range, SWSNI manufactures individually tailored pre-pac merchandising ranges, to include: Auto Consumables, Auto Abrasives, Auto Weld, Auto Wash and eagerly awaited Auto Trim Clips, launching at this year’s Auto Trade EXPO.
Shop Bodyshop Direct: 5K,6K, 5l,6L
Shop Bodyshop Direct is Ireland’s leading supplier and of bodyshop Paint consumables and equipment, and ‘Bodyshop Tools & Equipment Supplier of the Year 2018’! The company is Ireland’s largest stockist and direct provider to the collision repair industry. It’s portfolio is the largest and is ever expanding as the company keeps pace with this ever changing technical environment. A collision-only focus and a customer service team with deep sectoral knowledge, Shop Bodyshop Direct is an unrivalled provider to the collision repair industry.
The SIMI (Society of the Irish Motor Industry) is the official voice of the motor industry in Ireland, and a member’s organisation which consists of franchise and independent retailers, vehicle repairers, vehicle distributors, parts wholesalers, motor factors, commercial vehicle testers and many more important operators within the Industry in Ireland. SIMI’s role is to represent the views of the motor industry by campaigning to the Government, state bodies, the media and the motoring public and to provide a range of services to its members. SIMI will be promoting and encouraging retailers to take-on apprentices in the motor industry and will be providing details of the range of services SIMI offers to its members.
SKF (U.K.) Ltd – Vehicle Service Market: 7L
On the SKF stand, visitors will be able to see the latest innovative product releases in wheel bearing kits, timing belt kits including water pump and suspension kits. An enhanced range of Multi-V belt kits including water pump, along with exact length accessory drive belts are also available, as well as a range of timing chain kits. New for 2018, SKF now offers a range of CV water pump kits along with a new product line in Steering and Suspension products, including track control arms, wishbones, stabilizer links and axial links.
SMS Diesel Spares: 9A
Since its establishment in 2003, SMS Diesel Spares has been a leading independent supplier of Japanese and more recently Korean diesel engine components to the Irish motor industry. The company stocks a full range of OEM parts for Japanese and Korean diesel engines. These parts are sourced and supplied through the company’s branch in Osaka, Japan. Stock is backed up by the full technical support of the parent company in Sydney, Australia which has over 50 years experience in remanufacturing Japanese diesel engines. The company has recently added hundreds of new stock lines to its online web store sand it’s now even easier to create your own trade account. Why not visit www.smsdiesel.ie to find out more.
SME Finance & Leasing Solutions Ltd: 3O
SME Finance & Leasing Solutions is an independent Finance Company that provides funding to the SME sector. The company was incorporated in 2014 to provide funding for assets in the range of € 1,000 – €35,000 for SMEs – both sole trader and Limited Companies. Asset finance is a sustainable form of funding that can enable a business to grow through the purchase of assets. By continuing to provide industry expertise across a wide variety of sectors, variety of products for the industry and speedy approval service with tailored finance solutions we will continue to strive to securing asset finance for the SME market. Drop by the stand to find out more.
Snap-On Tools Ltd: 10I
Snap-on Tools is a subsidiary of Snap-on Incorporated, a leading global innovator, manufacturer and marketer of tools, equipment, diagnostics, repair information and systems solutions for professional users performing critical tasks. Products and services include hand and power tools, tool storage, diagnostics software, information and management systems, shop equipment and other solutions for vehicle dealerships and repair centres, as well as for customers in industries, including aviation and aerospace, agriculture, construction, government and military, mining, natural resources, power generation and technical education. Snap-on Tools is one of the largest non-food franchise companies in the world, selling its products and services through franchisee, company-direct, distributor and internet channels. Snap-on Incorporated was founded in 1920.
Sogefi Filtration: 9E
Sogefi Group founded in 1980 and listed on the Milan Stock Exchange in the STAR segment, is a world leader in the automotive components sector, covering more than 94 per cent of the UK and Ireland car and light van fleet aftermarket filtration needs, through the well-known brands: Purflux, Fram, and CoopersFiaam. Sogefi is committed to sustainability principles and promoting them throughout the supply chain. Drop by the stand to find out more.
Soltec (Ireland) Ltd: 8Q
Soltec ( Ireland ) Ltd offers quality, sustainable and cost effective waste management solutions, with tailored products to meet the specific needs of its clients, from single operator body shops to large scale industry. The company’s waste management solutions are based on over 25 years experience working with companies in providing innovation, safe and compliant treatment options.
Recovery has always been a key part of Soltec’s mission, as Ireland’s only Solvent recovery plant. The company prides itself on offering its clients this important service, which includes toll recovery and the manufacture of paint-related materials, such as standard thinners, premium thinners and degreasing solvent.
Synergy Vehicle Refinishing Solutions Ireland Ltd: 5D
Synergy VRSI continues to add to its specialist portfolio of products and services. Since the Synergy team took over the distribution in Ireland for the AkzoNobel’s automotive refinish programme of Sikkens, Lesonal and Dynacoat, Synergy VRSI has quickly established itself as Ireland’s dynamic vehicle refinishing paint equipment and services supplier. Synergy VRSI’s innovative products include JTAPE masking products, Indasa abrasives and polishing solutions, Sagola spray guns, as well as USI Italia spray booths and preparation stations. The Synergy team works in partnership with bodyshops all over Ireland providing them with unique solutions to future proof their business. The company’s vision is of “real success through real partnership”.
Tech ‘n’ Tools: 3K, 3L, 4L
Tech‘n’Tools is passionate about providing the professional technician with new and innovative tools and diagnostics equipment to meet the requirements of repairing today’s modern vehicles. At the Auto Trade EXPO the company will be displaying its biggest range yet of unique hand tools, lifting equipment and specialist products from the industry leading suppliers, including CLAS Equipment, Laser Tools, Omega Lift, Elwis, Angry Jester and the recently launched Kielder WT. Tech‘n’Tools diagnostic and air conditioning range is from the world’s leading manufacturers, Delphi, Bosch, ATEQ, Waeco and CTR Denso and the company provides full support, training and aftersales backup on all equipment.
Techplus Ltd: 3G,4G,3H,4H
Techplus will exhibit DQN wheel service equipment, Romess brake bleeders and speciality tools, Rotary 2 post lifts, John Bean 3D wheel aligners, tyre changers and wheel balancers, Compac hydraulic jacks, Keenspace work benches, Worky extraction, UT air tools, Beadreakers UK bead breaking tools, Sgmavision tread readers, Looser induction heaters, Technolux beam setters, Haweka commercial wheel alignment, ABCO pit jacks and Tech TPMS tools .
Representatives from Rotary, Keenspace, Worky, UT, Beadbreakers UK, DQN, Looser and Sigmavision will be on 3G 4G 3H 4H to inform visitors and carry out demonstrations of equipment on view.
Tenneco (TEN) is a $9.3 billion global manufacturing company with headquarters in Lake Forest, Illinois and approximately 32,000 employees worldwide. Tenneco is one of the world’s largest designers, manufacturers and marketers of clean air and ride performance products and systems for automotive and commercial vehicle original equipment markets and the aftermarket. Tenneco’s principal brand names are Monroe, Walker, XNOx and Clevite Elastomer.
TEXA Ltd: 2D
Texa is a global leader in the design and manufacturing of diagnostic equipment and air conditioning service stations. Texa will be showcasing an array of its current products at this year’s Auto Trade EXPO including its extensive solution for ADAS. Along with Texa’s IDC5 software, a bi-gas air conditioning machine and the latest diagnostic tablet there will be plenty to see and discuss. See Texa on stand 2D where the company’s dedicated, expert sales team will be on hand to demonstrate and discuss your workshops needs.
Top Part: 5E,6E, 5F,6F
Top Part is celebrating 40 years servicing the Irish motor industry aftermarket and is inviting you to drop by its stand at the Auto Trade EXPO where it will be exhibiting its premium brands alongside its specialist garage programmes.
Check out Top Part’s market leading TopAuto garage management programme, alongside its MPM Oil specialist programme offering you the best opportunity to future proof your business while maximising profit opportunities.
Equipment specialist DAMA and tool specialist Sonic will be exhibiting alongside many more exciting products. Call by Stand No. 5E, 6E, 5F, 6F for more information.
Toyota Trade Pro: 11P,12P
Toyota Ireland is returning to the Auto trade EXPO with its 20 strong TradePro branded nationwide dealer network that will be on hand to meet your Toyota genuine parts needs. The EXPO will also include Toyota’s widely acclaimed Gazoo Racing Rally bred Yaris GRMN and a sample of Toyota Genuine Parts. Toyota TradePro dealers now offer a full catalogue of trade parts, consumables and bespoke packs. And with a first-time pick rate of 96 per cent in Toyota’s Dublin warehouse you will never be left waiting for the genuine parts you need to keep your workshop moving. Visit the stand where your local TradePro dealer is standing by to talk you through the benefits of fit first time genuine parts at very competitive prices. Your local Trade Pro dealer will answer any questions you may have about Toyota genuine parts, deliveries schedules and or Toyota After Sales.
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. The Auto Trade EXPO is the perfect platform to showcase many new developments from the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and supplier of wiper blades and systems.
The strapline ‘Excellence in Every Blade’ was introduced earlier in the summer to highlight the trust that OEMs and aftermarket suppliers have placed in Trico for more than a century. It has also been introduced to help Trico’s customers sell and explain the benefits and quality that Trico offer, using the motto to strengthen their own sales.
Triska Energy: 10M
Triska Energy is the distributor of the Shell brand in Ireland. Incorporated in 2013, Triska Energy is a young and dynamic company that strives to achieve excellence within the industry.
The company’s experienced Sales team includes a Technical Manager who is at the disposal of all customers.
Supported by a strong network of authorised distributors, Trisk Energy offers a full range of oils and greases in various pack sizes and can also facilitate direct shipment loads from Shell’s blending plants where required.
TRP Ireland: 2M
TRP is the largest all makes truck, trailer and workshop consumables range in Ireland – offering over 75,000 parts and counting!
All parts are covered by a full DAF warranty, are often available on same day and next day delivery and can be ordered from your nearest TRP outlet or local DAF dealer. In addition, TRP’s fully trained parts technicians will help you to identify the right part first time. Check out the full TRP range by visiting the TRP eCatalogue at www.trp.eu/en or by email at email@example.com
Turbowash Parts Cleaning: 7A
Turbowash is a young Irish owned business that supplies air operated vacuums and parts cleaning equipment and services to the automotive, engineering and manufacturing industries.
If you have parts cleaning applications, liquid transfer or spill control issues please drop by stand
Stand 7A to see the company’s live demonstrations area and try out the company’s equipment solutions.
Tyrecare Ltd: 4E, 4F
Tyrecare will be exhibiting a large range of AC Hydraulic lifting equipment with almost half of the stand dedicated to these quality Danish products. There will also be an EAE mid-rise scissor lift available for demonstration this year.
Italian air compressors from Fini will also be on display as well as air tools from PCL, Kuani and Universal Air Tools plus a new range of lubrication and fluid management equipment from DMECL.
Wheel service equipment from Bright and Boxer will feature along with tyre repair materials from Rema Tip-Top and Hopson.
Be sure to check out the range of Norbar torque wrenches and ask about routine calibration and servicing.
UFI Filters: 6D
UFI Filters is a global leader in filtration in the Original Equipment and the Aftermarket. The company supplies the full range of air, oil, fuel, cabin, hydraulic and coolant filters as well as thermal management systems, meeting the needs of nearly all brands of cars, motorcycles, commercial, heavy duty and agricultural vehicles. The UFI brand covers 96 per cent of the European car parc. UFI Filters is exhibiting at Auto Trade Expo and will showcase various OE fuel, oil and air filters and the DFM, exclusive media developed by UFI, which contains polyamide in the form of fibres.
Furthermore, UFI will present a revolutionary technology in engine air filtration: UFI MultiTube.
Ulster Tyres: 5I, 5J
Ulster Tyres has been in business since 1978, and is celebrating 40 years in business this year. The company has extensive experience and knowledge of tyre wholesaling and distribution. With warehousing facilities in Donegal, Ulster Tyres offers a free next day delivery service, nationwide.
Its philosophy is to stock large quantities of high quality tyres to cover every possible application from wheelbarrow through to earthmover tyres and to supply the original equipment (OE) and replacement markets at competitive prices, all supported by a highly trained and motivated workforce.
Ultra-Parts Ltd: 9O
Ultra-Parts Ltd is an engine specialist that prides itself on quality and exceptional customer service which has helped the company to grow its reputation for the supply of the highest quality chain kits and engine components within the aftermarket.
With over 40 years of extensive engineering knowledge and skills, the company can apply significant improvements and modify known weaknesses in the latest equipment designs.
Ultra-Parts will have a special focus on timing chain kits, however, other products will be on display from its gasket, camshaft and components, and oil pump ranges.
United Garage Services: 4M
United Garage Services is a comprehensive garage programme exclusively available to garages who purchase via their UAN parts distributor.
Garages who are part of the garage network benefit from a number of added value services such as; Branding, Software & IT, Marketing and Training. The programme also includes membership on ApprovedGarages.co.uk for new customer lead generation.
Vehicle Testing Equipment (VTEQ): 18P
VTEQ based on the outskirts of Barcelona has been manufacturing brake testers for 20 years with over 4,000 CV units throughout the world including Australia, Brazil, Dubai, Europe, India, Ireland, Malaysia, Northern Ireland, UK and the USA. VTEQ manufactures the full range of testing equipment from motorcycle to HGV brake testers, side slip testing and shock absorber testing along with all other requirements for a full test Lane facility including all relevant software. The company’s unique Ethernet electronics allows the full integration of all testing equipment making the operation smooth and easy for the customer to use.
Volkswagen Group Ireland Trade Link:7K
The Auto Trade EXPO is the perfect platform to showcase the Trade Link Programme. Part of Volkswagen Group Ireland, Trade Link has Volkswagen Passenger cars, Audi, Skoda, Seat and Volkswagen commercials under its umbrella. The programme is operational since 2010 with a network of 48 dealers nationwide. Come and see the “Economy Corner”where Trade Link will display a range of routine parts geared towards the cost conscious customer. Batteries to pads and discs are just some of the parts that are available in the Economy range. Customers can also benefit from being able to talk to the experienced and knowledgeable Frank Keane Volkswagen parts team on the day.
Walsh Lubricants: 6G
Walsh Lubricants, a Castrol National Authorised Distributor, specialises in the storage and distribution of Castrol’s wide range of high-quality lubricants and greases. From its Cork base the company supplies Castrol lubricants and greases nationwide to the automotive, motorcycle, commercial and agricultural markets. Walsh Lubricants stocks the full range of Castrol Automotive products: EDGE, Magnatec and GTX and has just launched the new Castrol GTX range, and this is currently being distributed to Motor Factors throughout Ireland. The company’s dedicated sales team provides existing, and potential new customers with up to date technical advice on Castrol products and specifications, at competitive prices, with prompt delivery and committed after sales service.
West Start Ltd: 9J, 10J
Weststart is Ireland’s No.1 auto-electrical distributor selling starters and alternators for everything with an engine, as well as repair parts as well as a comprehensive range of LED, cable and components, engine management and ignition coils. Weststart is in business for more than 10 years and has exclusive agencies for Jubana and Rhino, Ireland’s largest rotating electrical brand, The company also offers a full range of OE brands including Prestolite, Valeo, Hitachi, Denso, Marelli, Comstar Visteon, Mahle, Mitsibushi, Bosch, and now Nikko. Weststart offers unrivaled deliveries with same day to most of Ireland and late ordering up to 6.40pm for next day delivery, topped off with three depots in Dublin, Cork and Athlone. Drop by the award winning stand, or if you can’t make it check out Weststart.ie.
Yellow Pearl Agencies: 10N
Established in 2017, Yellow Pearl Agencies provides service and supplies to the automotive distribution sector across Ireland and Northern Ireland.
Its comprehensive and high quality brand portfolio of automotive consumables and tools include products from leading brands: ICR, KOVAX, Scholl, Gelson, SprayMax, Proworx GYS, SATA, RUPES and more.
The company’s brands are backed with pervasive research and development facilities as well as training, technology and technical support. Working with its distribution partners and suppliers, the company continues to review and expand its portfolio in order to facilitate the needs of its distributors, and the customers they supply.
ZF Aftermarket: 1G,1H
One of the largest automotive suppliers in the world, ZF is a leading name in driveline and chassis technology as well as active and passive safety technology. Enabling vehicles to: ‘See. Think and Act’, ZF annually invests more than six percent of sales in R&D – striving for a world with zero emissions and zero accidents. Therefore e-mobility and autonomous driving are strategically very important for ZF and the company intends to invest more than € 12 billion in these areas over the next five years. ZF Aftermarket guarantees vehicle performance and efficiency throughout their life cycle under the brand portfolio: Lemförder, Sachs, TRW, and Boge. With a clear understanding of rising hybrid technology and the quantum effect electric vehicles (EVs) and autonomous cars will have on the general aftermarket, ZF Aftermarket has futureproofed its business and operates a first to market ethos.