The Warwickshire-based wholesale and distribution company, which employs over 1,000 people and operates across the UK through a network of 22 sites, has added Sogefi’s Fram® and Sogefi Pro brands to its filtration programme to cover both passenger and commercial vehicles.
The new agreement will enable FPS to supply customers with Fram® oil, air, fuel and cabin air filters for average 96% of the passenger vehicle parc on a same-day basis. FPS customers will also have same or next-day access to the complete range of Sogefi Pro filters, which cover about 93% of the heavy duty, truck and bus parc – including hydraulic filters, diesel filters, oil filters, air filters, water filters, urea filters, air dryers and cabin air filters. The filters under both brands feature many Sogefi-patented innovations for optimum performance, durability and efficiency, and offer fast and excellent new-to-range availability.
“FPS Distribution is the partner of choice for a number of leading automotive brands. We are proud to now further strengthen that association through our new partnership with Sogefi, as a leading global supplier of OE quality, automotive replacement parts,” said Neil Davis,
Managing Director of FPS.
Nigel Duffield, Sales Manager UK and Ireland at Sogefi Aftermarket Business Unit added: “Sogefi filters are fitted as original equipment on 9 of the top 10 selling European cars, making them an essential addition to any distributor’s filtration portfolio. Our new partnership with FPS helps to ensure that Sogefi can offer the very best service to the UK aftermarket; both now and for many years to come.”
The Italian-owned Sogefi Group is a long-standing supplier of cutting-edge, original filter solutions. It owns a number of original patents for key filter technologies. The company’s Aftermarket division is also Europe’s leading provider of filters for the independent aftermarket. Its Fram® and Sogefi Pro brands offer OE-quality replacement filters for all major American, European and Asian car and commercial vehicle makes.
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