Supplier Profiles – Components
First Line is a global brand, well known for its premium quality components and has over 30 year’s experience the Aftermarket. From its beginnings as sole UK distributor of Mann Filters. First Line is now operating from over 172,000 sq. ft (15,980m2) of warehouse space over three locations, with a brand new bespoke building in Oxfordshire. First Line offers a leading range of over 12 product lines and over 47 product families, focusing on availability, range, service and quality.
Fram is recognised for quality and performance. Meeting the demands of today’s engines requires a filtration brand that offers outstanding performance and the highest levels of quality, design and manufacture. With one of the world’s most extensive filtration ranges including oil, air, diesel, fuel and cabin air filters for automotive, commercial vehicle and off-road use, FRAM® is the known brand of choice for demanding customers all around the world.
WAI has worked relentlessly to meet the ever changing needs of its customers in the automotive, heavy duty and power sports aftermarket. This includes an unwavering commitment to be “first-to-market” with the latest model products available. Consistently meeting the parts needs of more than 105 countries to which WAI sells requires world-class parts manufacturing facilities and a robust distribution network. WAI’s team is comprised of over 800 employees in 14 countries. This network operates with exceptional precision under one united goal to provide customers with the products they need, when they need them.
For over 100 years, the Mintex brand has consistently demonstrated a commitment to ongoing product development, a philosophy that exists to this day and helps Mintex to stay ahead of the competition. Continuous range extensions for all the Mintex products ensure that we maintain our market leading coverage of the vehicles within the car pare. Besides coverage we focus on the speed of new part introductions to enable our customers to be first to market.
National Auto Parts the clutch and brake specialists. With over 30 years clutch & brake technology experience in the automotive aftermarket, they are your number one choice for quality, reliability and excellent customer service. Their product range consists of clutch and brake components, focusing on parts for cars and light commercial vehicles. Based in Alfreton, England, they distribute their products to the Independent Aftermarket within the UK and across Europe.
Kilen produce an extensive range of springs for the European Car and Light Commercial Vehicle market. They offer customers high quality products, professional service and excellent availability. Kilen have over 150 years spring manufacturing experience and today produce the world’s largest range of coils springs for the automotive aftermarket. In addition to replacement coil springs they also stock market leading ranges of Gas, Leaf and Sport springs.
Gates offers a complete line of original equipment (OE) quality products, backed by unmatched field sales support and training programs. Gates premium hoses, belts, metal parts, accessories and services help keep things moving down the road while protecting people and the environment.
The Blue Print brand was launched in 1994 and is a complete range solution for Asian and American vehicles, including ‘Grey’ imports, selected American imports and re-badged equivalents. Blue Print is distributed in over 30 European countries. The Blue Print range continues to expand and develop through research, close analysis of the vehicle pare and of course information gathered from customers. They receive almost 2,000 requests for new products through Blue Print LIVE! every month.
JURATEK has been involved in the development of high quality commercial braking components since 1995. In January 2010, JURATEK moved to a new 70,000 sq.ft. warehouse located next to the A1M Doncaster. Their range now includes parts for light commercial vehicles and passenger cars and is available through a network of distributors across the UK and Europe.