Parts & Breakers

Scrap metal specialists for nearly 70 years
Gerald Hamill & Sons Ltd in Portadown has been synonymous with the scrap metal industry since 1949. The family-run business is a leading processor and exporter of scrap metals, both ferrous and non-ferrous.

Heffernan Truck Repairs is a growing concern
Despite being just two years in existence, Heffernan Truck Repairs of Milford, Co Carlow has developed a reputation for reliability and quality workmanship which is the envy of many of its competitors.

Clarke Auto Wash are truck wash specialists
Operating out of Dublin 12 and providing nationwide coverage, Clarke Auto Wash Ltd. is Irelands premier supplier of truck and bus washing systems. We visited their well-appointed base on the Nangor Road and caught up with founding director Vincent Clarke.

Maximising your braking potential
In 2015 Midleton, Co Cork native Eddie Byrne decided to establish his own business and we took a look at the service that Eddie provides, which is a mobile brake disc skimming service, and it is not only cost efficient, but restores brake discs to a better standard than new ones.

Rees all about it
David Rees Ltd, or DRL as it is better known, was founded in 1982 as a wholesale and retail distributor of commercial vehicle parts. Operating from a modern warehouse in Ashbourne, Co. Meath, the family-run business provides an unrivalled parts service to the commercial garage and transport industry.

Much more than a Test Centre
Interparts Drumalee Ltd is a one-stop shop for all your vehicle testing, servicing and repairs, tachograph calibration, vehicle plating, truck and trailer parts, new and used truck sales, while truck hire is also available.

A team effort
Gaffey Motor Factors is a long established supplier of quality parts, tools and accessories for the automotive industry with locations in both Cavan and Monaghan. Irish Trucker caught up with Managing Director Brian Dwan to talk about the business which has been thriving as of late.

Equipco for garage equipment supply
Ever wonder where to source top quality garage equipment at competitive rates Well look no further than this article as we profile one of Irelands leading automotive equipment specialists.

MCC brakes into Irish market
Truck caliper specialist Midland Caliper Centre Ltd (MCC) has won a host of new customers in Ireland since opening a distribution centre in Dublin last year. Managing Director Mick Bunney explains more. Headquartered in Leicestershire, Midland Caliper Centre is a leading supplier of reconditioned truck, bus, trailer and plant brake calipers for all the major manufacturers.

CVC continues to deliver
Commercial Vehicle Components Ltd or C.V.C. as they are generally known to the transport industry is located on the outskirts of Cork City on the Old Mallow Road.

MEYLE voted Stahlgruber High Performance Club Supplier
Top scores for MEYLE in the supplier rating

All part of the service
Celebrating five years in business, B&R TranSpares Ltd has firmly established itself as the leading distributor of truck, bus and trailer parts in the South-East.

All parts of the service
Doyle Truck & Trailer Components provides a wide range of quality spare parts and accessories for trucks, trailers and light commercials.

GT Group - a one stop shop
At GT Group, they provide their customers with a one stop shop for all their motoring needs.

Up there with the best in Ireland for motor salvage
Over the last 25 years, County Wexford based Motor Salvage Irl. has earned a stellar reputation as one of the islands premier salvage solution providers as well as selling parts and damaged repairables and offering keen recovery and End of Life services.

IMVRA - representing authorised vehicle dismantlers
For those who dont know, the IMVRA is representative body/trade association that represents authorised vehicle dismantlers in Ireland.

C.D.E. continue to evolve and move forward
Under the guidance of Finbar McKeown, Commercial Diesel & Electrical (C.D.E), the company he founded, has been operating since 1964.

Transpec lends a hand to Ballinkillen underage teams
Transpec Limited are known throughout Ireland as a leading distributor of spare parts for all makes of truck and trailers, and they have recently come on board as sponsors of Ballinkillen underage hurling teams.

Ceramex are international leaders in DPF refurbishing
Euro 6 vehicles now becoming a regular sight on roads and many truck and bus operators are asking questions about the maintenance of the advanced emissions systems fitted to these vehicles.

DPF maintenance key to keeping Ireland trucking
Logistics companies taking delivery of new Euro-6 units are being urged to pay special attention to their diesel particulate filters (DPFs), as the cost of having a truck off the road because of a clogged DPF at the height of a nationwide skills shortage could be detrimental.

TBF Thompson offer 10 per cent off all Britains models
TBF Thompson are celebrating the recent launch of their new look TBFShop website and they are offering 10% discount on all Britains models and toys for the month of February.

Borgwarner receives supplier award from Mercedes-Benz Brazil
BorgWarners Turbo Systems facility in Itatiba City, Brazil, was presented with the 2014 Mercedes-Benz Brazil Interaction Award in the category of Innovation Technology for the successful launch of various turbochargers for the new Mercedes-Benz Euro V engines in South America.

Granning Axles and Suspensions is exclusive distributor of VALX
Granning Axles and Suspensions is delighted to announce its appointment as importer and exclusive distributor for the VALX range of axles in the UK, Ireland, Poland and Scandinavia.

SAF-HOLLAND sales boosted by aftermarket expansion
SAF-HOLLAND, a leading supplier of highly efficient components, systems, and service programs in the global commercial vehicle industry, has recently seen an upsurge in sales of its aftermarket trailer products, thanks to the opening of a new parts distribution depot at Oldbury in the West Midlands by Montracon Ltd and as a result of ongoing expansion by Irelands largest parts supplier SDC Truck and Trailer Parts.

ContiTech at the IAA: Supply Trends for Commercial Vehicles
Scratch-resistant surface materials for the drivers cab interior, oil and coolant hoses for high-temperature applications, a drive belt that lasts 500,000 km, and the new Continental Air Spring Leveling System are some of the highlights that ContiTech will present during IAA Commercial Vehicles 2014 at the Continental booth in Hall 17, Stand A06.

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