Car parts – PKW Zubehoer http://pkw-zubehoer.com/ Thu, 30 Jun 2022 08:12:21 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://pkw-zubehoer.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/icon-2-150x150.png Car parts – PKW Zubehoer http://pkw-zubehoer.com/ 32 32 Freehold £101m deal sealed for Cheshire auto parts distribution center https://pkw-zubehoer.com/freehold-101m-deal-sealed-for-cheshire-auto-parts-distribution-center/ Wed, 29 Jun 2022 08:40:56 +0000 https://pkw-zubehoer.com/freehold-101m-deal-sealed-for-cheshire-auto-parts-distribution-center/ A £101million deal has been struck for the freehold sale of a Cheshire site to serve as a parts distribution center for car giant Stellantis The commercial property developer, Stoford, has exchanged contracts with the manager of Frasers Logistics & Commercial Trust – FLCT and the manager of FLCT, the manager of the REIT – […]]]>

A £101million deal has been struck for the freehold sale of a Cheshire site to serve as a parts distribution center for car giant Stellantis

The commercial property developer, Stoford, has exchanged contracts with the manager of Frasers Logistics & Commercial Trust – FLCT and the manager of FLCT, the manager of the REIT – on the sale of the property to be developed at the Ellesmere Port complex.

FCLT has acquired the full ownership logistics development on a 14.1 hectare site at West Road, Hooton Park Airfield for total consideration on a completed basis of £101 million.

The term financing investment will see FLCT finance the development of the new 668,000 square foot parts distribution center in the UK which has been pre-leased to Peugeot, a subsidiary of global automaker Stellantis Group which operates the site of nearby Vauxhall car production, which is set to switch to producing a range of electric utility vehicles.

Stoford has obtained planning approval for the construction of the new facility in May 2022, which will be built to BREEAM Excellent and an EPC rating of ‘A’. It will be certified net zero carbon in operation for base construction work.

Delivery of the new building is scheduled for the second half of 2023.

Dan Gallagher, Co-Managing Director of Stoford, said: “We are extremely pleased to partner with FLCT on the development of this first-class facility at Ellesmere Port. This is a significant investment that recognizes both the quality of the program and its strategic importance within an excellent distribution venue.

“We worked closely with Stellantis to design a modern distribution building with industry-leading sustainability credentials. This will create many new jobs and ensure Hooton Park’s longevity as an important job site.

Robert Wallace, Managing Director of the REIT Manager, said: “The Term Finance Acquisition Opportunity presents an excellent opportunity to add a state-of-the-art logistics facility to FLCT’s growing UK logistics and industrial portfolio.

“With a 15-year lease agreement with Peugeot, a subsidiary of global automaker Stellantis Group, the property will serve as a national distribution center when completed.”

M1 Agency acted for Stellantis Group and Stoford on the leasing and investment sale and Colliers acted for FLCT.

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Here’s Why Auto Parts Live Long or Die Young https://pkw-zubehoer.com/heres-why-auto-parts-live-long-or-die-young/ Thu, 16 Jun 2022 05:00:00 +0000 https://pkw-zubehoer.com/heres-why-auto-parts-live-long-or-die-young/ Leaving aside so-called “regular maintenance” items such as fuel, oil and air filters, spark plugs and lubricants (which are designed for a limited life), the larger parts which tend to wear relatively often over the life of a vehicle are the battery, tires, shock absorbers, exhaust pipes and rubber rings and ball joints (and any […]]]>

Leaving aside so-called “regular maintenance” items such as fuel, oil and air filters, spark plugs and lubricants (which are designed for a limited life), the larger parts which tend to wear relatively often over the life of a vehicle are the battery, tires, shock absorbers, exhaust pipes and rubber rings and ball joints (and any other poorly lubricated metal-to-metal seals ). Here’s a summary of how long different parts of your car last, with occasional clues as to what increases or decreases the frequency of breakdowns.

Considering the variables, if your battery fails in less than a year, it is either substandard quality, poor capacity, misused, or not properly maintained. At the other extreme, if it lasts more than five years, all elements of quality, use and maintenance must be good. A battery life of two to three years is “normal”.

Tire wear depends not only on user handling (pressure, loading, riding style) and road conditions, but also on tread pattern, wheel size and tire hardness. rubber compound used in manufacturing. Thicker treads wear out (much) faster (especially on high-speed tarmac), large-wheel tires spin less often per mile, and harder compounds last longer but provide less grip. Balance and alignment are important.

On a mid-size family car with standard street tread, if the tires wear from new to nearly bald in less than 20,000 miles, it means the use has been severe and/or a part of the system is not compliant. If they last more than 80,000 kilometers, then the use has been particularly mild. A life of about 50,000 kilometers is normal.

Standard-caliber, properly-adjusted shock absorbers do not inherently “wear out”, and if used gently on smooth roads, they can last the life of the vehicle, with perhaps a change to long-term rubber rings that can perish for many years. However, in Uganda’s mix of road conditions, they may require more frequent replacement, as sustained and sometimes extreme punishment on unsmooth roads causes them to overheat, partially fail and fade, or completely fail and, or physically break if a dent compresses or stretches. beyond their limits of movement. There can be no “normal” lifespan estimate. If your shock absorbers need to be replaced regularly, either their rating is wrong, or the springs are too weak, or the use is severe or abusive.

These fall under the effect of corrosion and their lifespan will depend on the quality of the steel used in the manufacture and on the prevailing climatic conditions. In areas where the atmosphere is humid and often salty, corrosion can be rapid. An exhaust pipe can rot in as little as a year.

Corrosion is also greater on vehicles that regularly drive on muddy roads (mud traps moisture next to metal and promotes faster rusting). Exhaust from vehicles used primarily on tarmac, in dry mountainous areas, and parked where the underflat dries quickly and remains well ventilated can last a decade or more, or even much longer. The integrity of the exhaust mounts is also a factor.

The life of bushings, mounts, ball joints, and other steering and suspension components is determined primarily by the road surface, in tandem with the service disciplines of interference/tight fit and proper lubrication . With a smooth ride on good roads, all of these parts can last almost indefinitely. On rough roads or with neglect of service, the rate of wear can be very rapid, especially if the rubber steering and ball joint seals are torn (check regularly), allowing water and dirt to get in and lubricant to get out.

Overloading is also a primary cause of premature wear and failure of bushings and carriers. There is no “normal” lifespan in this case.

A vehicle’s electric motors, windscreen wipers, fan, window regulators, must last the life of the vehicle. Severe abuse, decrepit wiring, or physical damage are the causes of failure. Dirt and rust on the mechanical elements operated by the electric motors (resulting in excessive resistance to free movement) can overload and damage the motors, especially in door panel cavities. Occasional cleaning and lubrication of mechanical elements is the preventative remedy.

Some accessories such as rubber seals may deteriorate over time. Wiper blades will need to be replaced frequently if they spend a lot of time in the sun and aren’t cleaned daily.

Good quality upholstery and trim can remain in reasonable condition for the life of a vehicle, although some wear to seats and carpets is unavoidable. Damage accelerators are above all dirt, direct sunlight and, of course, physical abuse. Dirt is not only unsightly, it is also abrasive. Regular vacuuming or gentle brushing of seats and carpets, occasional sponging with carpet shampoo, and cleaning plastic parts with a special formulation will keep the interior looking better and lasting longer. Washable seat covers may be a personal choice, but always use rubber mats on the floor and park in the shade whenever possible.

Modern car paint can stay beautiful for decades if regularly and properly cleaned and occasionally waxed. Dirt, sun and abuse (not weather) are the damaging factors. Conventional paintwork can be restored and protected with polish, and if staining is particularly severe, using a T-cut paste (fine rubbing compound) before waxing. Improved paint chemistry and application techniques make repainting to a good standard a viable and fairly durable option if the paint is badly decrepit.

Drivetrain parts: gearbox, clutch (friction and pressure plates), driveshaft seals and differentials will only wear very lightly if maintained and operated correctly, and can last the entire life of a vehicle. Clutches are the most likely to fail, and usually from abuse. Premature transmission and differential failure indicate poor lubrication, extremely difficult driving conditions, or improper use. Although differential oils do not “wear out” for many years, they can become contaminated by water ingress. They should be checked (but not necessarily replaced) for level and condition at every service. When the greasing is the lubricant, a complete new application at every service is important.

Cooling system: If faults in the cooling system are left unattended, deterioration and failure can be rapid (resulting in engine damage). Hoses, radiator caps and thermostats may need replacing after many years. Fan belts now last a long time if properly adjusted. Using dirty coolant can clog the radiator channels and damage the water pump. The life of the entire system, and especially the radiator core, is longer if anti-rust coolant additives/formulations are used, and the radiator is flushed out if the coolant ever becomes visibly dirty.

Cleanliness and regular maintenance checks are, as with most components, key extensions of a long and reliable life.

Modern engines: Maintained and driven properly, an engine should travel at least 100,000 kilometers in good working order, and easily double that distance before the inevitable wear and tear begins to seriously degrade it. At this point, they can often be viably overhauled (bearings, piston rings, and cylinder liners are usually the first to need replacing, and valves can be clogged with carbon deposits). A properly overhauled engine should have about half the life of a new engine. Rough driving, overheating, and failure to meet stipulated maintenance intervals (using good skills and oils) are engine killers. Substandard or contaminated fuels (especially in diesel engines) can cause accelerated wear or catastrophic failure.

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Yellowstone landslide almost crushes a car; Rooms may close for the season https://pkw-zubehoer.com/yellowstone-landslide-almost-crushes-a-car-rooms-may-close-for-the-season/ Wed, 15 Jun 2022 17:17:11 +0000 https://pkw-zubehoer.com/yellowstone-landslide-almost-crushes-a-car-rooms-may-close-for-the-season/ GARDINER, MT — Heartbreaking new video has shown a landslide nearly crushing a car in Yellowstone National Park amid historic flooding that has forced thousands of people to evacuate and could shut down a large part of the park for the season. As Montana Patch previously reported, record levels of flooding washed away homes, roads […]]]>

GARDINER, MT — Heartbreaking new video has shown a landslide nearly crushing a car in Yellowstone National Park amid historic flooding that has forced thousands of people to evacuate and could shut down a large part of the park for the season.

As Montana Patch previously reported, record levels of flooding washed away homes, roads and bridges in and around Yellowstone, leaving some communities isolated and forcing all park entrances to close at least Wednesday. The floods came following torrential rains and a rapidly melting snowpack, just as the summer tourist season intensified.

Pictures and videos (some with graphic language) posted on Twitter show a bridge near the Tom Miner Basin washed away by the raging waters of the yellowstone river.


A home that was washed into Rock Creek in Red Lodge, Montana by raging floodwaters is seen Tuesday. Officials said more than 100 homes in the small town were flooded when torrential rains swelled waterways in the Yellowstone area. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown)

Daniel Hokanson, head of the National Guard Bureau, tweeted Wednesday that 87 people were rescued by the Montana National Guard. Helicopters flew for more than 41 hours.

On Tuesday evening, the National Park Service said the northern portion of the park would likely remain closed for “a substantial amount of time due to severely damaged and impacted infrastructure.”

Photos showed an entire section of the North Entrance Road between Gardiner and Mammoth Hot Springs had collapsed into the river.

Here are five things to know about the historic Yellowstone flood:

1. On Tuesday, an eight-second video (containing graphic language) was posted to Instagram showing a rockslide that nearly crushed a red SUV in the park. Anne Leppold, who recorded the video, tweeted that happened at the Gardiner North Entrance Station on Sunday.

Park officials said the road was washed out in several places and there was a major landslide in Gardner Canyon at the northern entrance to Gardiner in Mammoth Hot Springs.


This aerial photo provided by the National Park Service shows a washed-out road at North Entry Road from Yellowstone National Park to Gardiner, Montana on Monday. Flooding from heavy rains over the weekend damaged roads and bridges in Yellowstone National Park, leading park officials to close all entrances until at least Wednesday. Gardiner, a town just north of the park, was isolated, with water covering the road north of town and a mudslide blocking the road to the south. (Doug Kraus/National Park Service via AP)

A segment of road was washed out from Tower Junction to the northeast entrance, near the Soda Butte picnic area. Mudslides and downed trees were also reported in the area.

In addition, a mudslide was reported on the road from Tower-Roosevelt to Canyon Junction (Dunraven Pass).

2. Park officials said more than 10,000 visitors have fled the park due to flooding.

“Because it’s mid-June, because Yellowstone is heavily used in the backcountry, we’ve had a large number of backcountry users and campers that we’ve followed up with, made contact We have implemented a complete closure of the Yellowstone backcountry,” Park Superintendent Cam Sholly told The Associated Press.

3. The northern part of Yellowstone will likely remain closed for a “substantial time” due to severely damaged and impacted roads and bridges. Aerial assessments Monday showed extensive damage to several sections of road between Gardiner’s North Entrance and Mammoth Hot Springs, Lamar Valley and Cooke City near the Northeast Entrance.

“Many stretches of road in these areas have completely disappeared and rebuilding them will take a lot of time and effort,” park officials said.

It is likely that sections of road in northern Yellowstone will not reopen this season.

4. All incoming visitor traffic is prohibited, for now, at the five entrances to the park. This includes visitors with accommodation and camping reservations. The ban remains in place until conditions improve and park infrastructure can be assessed.

Power continues to go out in several locations throughout the park, and water and wastewater systems in Canyon Village and Mammoth Hot Springs have been affected by flooding.


This photo provided by Katherine Schoolitz shows flooding in Red Lodge, Montana on Monday. Raging floodwaters that swept homes into rivers and forced air and boat rescues began to slowly recede in the Yellowstone area on Tuesday, leaving tourists and others stranded after roads and bridges were been destroyed by torrential rains that caused the waterways to swell to record levels. (Katherine Schoolitz via AP)

5. However, the south loop of the park seems less impacted than the northern routes. Crews are assessing the damage in the southern section to determine if it can reopen sooner. This closure will extend at least until Sunday.

“Due to the unavailability of the North Loop for visitors, the park is analyzing the number of visitors who can safely visit the South Loop once it is safe to reopen. This will likely mean implementing some type of temporary reservation system to avoid traffic congestion and reduce impacts on park infrastructure,” the parks system said.

Sholly said the water will likely subside next week.

The Associated Press contributed reporting.

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Auto parts business reopens after surviving Longton hell https://pkw-zubehoer.com/auto-parts-business-reopens-after-surviving-longton-hell/ Mon, 13 Jun 2022 12:16:02 +0000 https://pkw-zubehoer.com/auto-parts-business-reopens-after-surviving-longton-hell/ A business selling high-performance auto parts is open again – after a fire engulfs a nearby premises. Emergency services rushed to Sutherland Road in Longton on Sunday June 12 after plumes of black smoke could be seen for miles around. Four fire engines attended the scene which saw the fire break out at Aynsley Mill. […]]]>

A business selling high-performance auto parts is open again – after a fire engulfs a nearby premises. Emergency services rushed to Sutherland Road in Longton on Sunday June 12 after plumes of black smoke could be seen for miles around.

Four fire engines attended the scene which saw the fire break out at Aynsley Mill. It is next to Tegiwa Imports which has been selling auto parts for 16 years. Its Longton branch has been in business for five years.

An investigation is now underway into the cause of the fire involving tires and waste.

Tegiwa Imports manager Luke Sedzikowski lives in Eccleshall and was alerted to the fire by customers. He arrived at the scene around 3:05 p.m.

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He told StokeonTrentLive: ‘Local people who know me saw it and then phoned me to say the place was on fire. By the time I arrived, a fire engine was already there.

“I saw a lot of smoke and the fire was going on. It was between the two premises next to me – there are quite a few businesses going from there.

“Police had cordoned off the road while firefighters put out the fire. They had everything under control.

“We weren’t allowed to do anything until they told us it was safe to do so, and then they allowed us into the building. I wanted to enter the building and empty all my cars, I had five cars there.

“We showed them around and then they let us get the cars out.”



A fire in Longton left Tegiwa Imports looking like this

Tegiwa Imports staff worked until 9 p.m. Sunday June 12 to repair the side of the building that was damaged in the fire. The business reopened on Monday (June 13).

Luke added: ‘Our building was partially damaged in the fire. Fortunately, all of my staff were good at coming to help fix the building.

“As soon as it was safe to do so, we fixed the side and finished at 9 p.m. We had to coat the entire burnt side.

“The fire didn’t really penetrate inside. It only damaged items that were on the shelves just behind the wall.



Plumes of smoke after the Longton fire on Sunday

“Everything is fine, the business has not been affected and we were open again on Monday morning (June 13). Thank you all for all the support.

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Alexandria man arrested for stealing car parts, evading police in Fairfax County | ALXnow https://pkw-zubehoer.com/alexandria-man-arrested-for-stealing-car-parts-evading-police-in-fairfax-county-alxnow/ Wed, 08 Jun 2022 14:45:45 +0000 https://pkw-zubehoer.com/alexandria-man-arrested-for-stealing-car-parts-evading-police-in-fairfax-county-alxnow/ Police car lights (file photo) A 33-year-old Alexandria man is being held without bail after allegedly stealing thousands of dollars worth of vehicle parts from residential parking lots in Fairfax County and the City of Fairfax. Dustin Bradley Drake was apprehended by Fairfax County Police. Drake, who is a multiple felon, has been charged with […]]]>
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A 33-year-old Alexandria man is being held without bail after allegedly stealing thousands of dollars worth of vehicle parts from residential parking lots in Fairfax County and the City of Fairfax.

Dustin Bradley Drake was apprehended by Fairfax County Police.

Drake, who is a multiple felon, has been charged with robbery, evading police, possession with intent to manufacture a Schedule I/II substance, destruction of property, possession of burglary and driving tools with a revoked license.

The first theft was reported on April 19 in the 5800 block of Trinity Parkway in Centerville.

“The victim went to his vehicle earlier in the day and it wouldn’t start,” police said in a search warrant affidavit. “The victim saw that the bonnet of the car had been tampered with and he could not close it properly. When he opened the hood, he found that his car battery was missing and the vehicle’s horn wires were cut.

Security footage showed two cars – a Nissan Murano and a Jeep Cherokee – overlapping behind residents driving into the secure parking lot. The suspects then parked on the fourth floor of the garage, pulled over and began pulling on the doorknobs, according to a search warrant affidavit.

Three days later, on April 22, another person reported a theft from their vehicle in Fairfax County. Among the items stolen were a car battery, an air intake system and an air filter, which represents approximately $7,000 in damages, police said in the search warrant affidavit.

Then, on April 29, Fairfax County police responded to the 4400 block of Market Commons Drive in the city of Fairfax after a man reported his truck was broken into and two handguns stolen.

“Security footage from the parking lot showed that a Nissan Murano entered and exited the parking lot just over an hour later,” police said in a search warrant affidavit.

The suspect’s vehicle was quickly located and the suspect was arrested. The Nissan Murano is being held as evidence by Alexandria police.

“During an interview after his arrest, Mr. Drake admitted to law enforcement that there were stolen items from inside his vehicle,” police said in the search warrant affidavit. .

Drake has multiple court dates this month.

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Increase in vehicle theft linked to shortage of auto parts https://pkw-zubehoer.com/increase-in-vehicle-theft-linked-to-shortage-of-auto-parts/ Mon, 06 Jun 2022 05:02:00 +0000 https://pkw-zubehoer.com/increase-in-vehicle-theft-linked-to-shortage-of-auto-parts/ Thieves across the country are dismantling cars “within hours” so they can sell the parts for “high prices”, according to a senior officer. West Midlands Police Superintendent Jim Munro today advised motorists not to assume vehicles left in car parks for just a few minutes are safe. Some 88,915 vehicle thefts in the 12 months […]]]>

Thieves across the country are dismantling cars “within hours” so they can sell the parts for “high prices”, according to a senior officer.

West Midlands Police Superintendent Jim Munro today advised motorists not to assume vehicles left in car parks for just a few minutes are safe.

Some 88,915 vehicle thefts in the 12 months to March 7 were recorded by the 34 police forces which provided full figures in response to freedom of information requests.

This suggests that an average of 244 vehicles are stolen each day – one every six minutes.

The West Midlands is one of six strength areas to record an increase in thefts compared to the same period two years earlier. It was up 19%, a figure that compares with 28% in South Yorkshire, 25% in the City of London, 12% in Surrey, 4% in Merseyside and 1% in Greater Manchester.

Factory closures around the world due to the coronavirus pandemic have caused a shortage of semiconductor chips and other components in countries like the UK.

Supt Munro said: “What we have seen during the pandemic is that there are parts supply issues in the automotive industry and delays in builds.

“What we have seen in the West Midlands is also what we have seen across the room nationally – there is a desire for certain vehicle parts, and that is fueling motor vehicle crime theft. “

Mr Munro called the process an “unauthorized dismantling of vehicles”.

He said: “Vehicles are stolen, sometimes taken to nearby industrial units, people work all night in industrial areas, and sometimes these vehicles have been stripped within hours. The parts are then resold and the shells have been awaiting scrap.”

He added: “We’ve seen issues with microchips, but also with particular vehicle parts that have been difficult for people to get.

“Some of these coins are being sold for quite high prices due to demand.”

Mr Munro said there is a correlation between the most common car brands on the road and the models most targeted by thieves, as their parts have “particularly high value due to the number of people who want them “.

Police are using a variety of tactics to try to slow the wave of vehicle thefts.

More than 2,000 suspects have been arrested by West Midlands Police in the past 12 months as part of Operation Cantil, which has also recovered 1,000 stolen cars.

A number of chop shops – places where stolen vehicles are dismantled – have been discovered and taken out of use.

The forces are also working with the auto industry to predict which car brands will be vulnerable in the future and examine how their safety features can be improved.

Location-based technology is also used to send Instagram posts with car safety tips to drivers as they visit dealerships.

Superintendent Munro urged motorists wanting to avoid becoming a victim to “focus on where they leave their vehicle”.

He said many people mistakenly assume their car would be safe when parked for a short time in a location such as a business park, believing most thefts occur outside homes.

“Criminals exploit this,” he explained. “They use devices to block signals where people try to lock their cars with their remotes.

“When you lock your vehicle, make sure the vehicle is locked, the signal is not blocked, no matter how long you leave the vehicle.

“Whether it’s just to enter the store, make sure your car is always safe.”

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Auto parts chain opens new branch in Wigan https://pkw-zubehoer.com/auto-parts-chain-opens-new-branch-in-wigan/ Thu, 02 Jun 2022 09:53:59 +0000 https://pkw-zubehoer.com/auto-parts-chain-opens-new-branch-in-wigan/ The opening is the latest in a wave of new GSF branches, with locations in Yeovil, Avonmouth, Wirral, Solihull and Wakefield all open since March 2022. Like all the agencies in the network, the Wigan site will provide individuals and professionals with a range of automotive parts, tools and accessories covering all makes of cars […]]]>

The opening is the latest in a wave of new GSF branches, with locations in Yeovil, Avonmouth, Wirral, Solihull and Wakefield all open since March 2022.

Like all the agencies in the network, the Wigan site will provide individuals and professionals with a range of automotive parts, tools and accessories covering all makes of cars and light commercial vehicles.

The branch occupies a unit on the Wigan Trade Park to the east of the town centre.

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Aaron Ward, Regional Director of GSF Greater Manchester, said: “We know Wigan will be a fantastic addition to our branch network and customers in the region can expect first class service with fast delivery, excellent availability and at competitive prices.

“Chris Roberts, Wigan Branch Manager, leads a talented and experienced team, many of whose knowledge and customer service skills are already recognized in the region.”

Mark Eburne, President and COO of GSF Car Parts, said: “GSF is on a fantastic run at the moment and the branches we have opened across the UK in recent months reflect this success.

“Greater Manchester is a region with great potential for us and I know garages and retail customers at our Wigan branch will quickly see the value we can bring to the region.”

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The Gloucester company that makes parts for F1 cars has 70 jobs https://pkw-zubehoer.com/the-gloucester-company-that-makes-parts-for-f1-cars-has-70-jobs/ Fri, 27 May 2022 12:12:41 +0000 https://pkw-zubehoer.com/the-gloucester-company-that-makes-parts-for-f1-cars-has-70-jobs/ Diamorph Group, which acquired Permali on Bristol Road last year, has announced it will invest £6million in the Gloucester facility. The company manufactures composite materials and bearings which are used in the F1, aerospace and rail industries and it needs staff to fill the 70 available positions. The company prides itself on a broad knowledge […]]]>

Diamorph Group, which acquired Permali on Bristol Road last year, has announced it will invest £6million in the Gloucester facility. The company manufactures composite materials and bearings which are used in the F1, aerospace and rail industries and it needs staff to fill the 70 available positions.

The company prides itself on a broad knowledge of materials science in its chosen technologies and manufactures innovative products that provide protection in a wide range of safety-critical or high-cost-of-failure activities.

The organization is divided into three business units, which are:

  • Composite materials and polymers (CPM)manufacturing products designed to provide protection against wear, shock and electric shock;
  • Temperature solutionsproducing materials designed to protect process integrity at temperatures between 350 and 1200 degrees C in high temperature process industries;
  • Fire protectionworking on products intended to protect lives and buildings by stopping the spread of fire, allowing occupants time to leave the building.

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CPM’s main manufacturing site is in Gloucester at the Permali site. It will be the future home of Tenmat composites and Railko. So far, Diamorph plans to invest £6 million in the development of a state-of-the-art manufacturing and office hub in the city.

Due to increased demand in these sectors, this means that Diamorph in Gloucester has over 70 positions available, ranging from manufacturing operators to lab technicians, quality inspectors, CNC managers to warehouse and logistics supervisors.

Managing Director of the CPM business, Tony Beswick, said: “Diamorph works on very demanding projects, for example, Permali has the prestigious honor of supplying composite parts to all the Formula 1 teams on the grid as well as airliner applications You’ve probably sat on an airplane with our products.

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“Diamorph invests in its people and with so many exciting opportunities ahead, we hope to involve the entire community in its growth and success.” Find vacancies here.

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Man steals £115,000 worth of machinery from auto parts company https://pkw-zubehoer.com/man-steals-115000-worth-of-machinery-from-auto-parts-company/ Thu, 26 May 2022 13:51:15 +0000 https://pkw-zubehoer.com/man-steals-115000-worth-of-machinery-from-auto-parts-company/ A thief stole £115,000 worth of machinery from a business after breaking into an industrial estate. The theft resulted in the loss of thousands of pounds of work after having to close temporarily. Robert Dowding, 53, and another targeted business premises owned by BAS International in Llantarnam Industrial Park in Cwmbran on December 7 last […]]]>

A thief stole £115,000 worth of machinery from a business after breaking into an industrial estate. The theft resulted in the loss of thousands of pounds of work after having to close temporarily.

Robert Dowding, 53, and another targeted business premises owned by BAS International in Llantarnam Industrial Park in Cwmbran on December 7 last year. When the business owner came the next day to discover the burglary and discovered vehicle injection molds worth £115,000 had been stolen.

A sentencing hearing at Cardiff Crown Court on Wednesday heard that Dowding and his unknown accomplice had staked the business the day before and carried out the burglary “in the dead of night” in a car accompanied by his dogs. The defendant, of Melfort Gardens, Newport, was arrested and later pleaded guilty to burglary and theft.

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Attorney Josh Scouller said there was a ‘significant financial impact’ on BAS International with owner Robert Humphries’ statement saying they were unable to fulfill orders resulting in a loss of substantial income and that there was an insurance problem. Despite the company’s difficulties, fortunately no one lost their job as a result of the theft.

Defense lawyer Ieuan Rees said his client lived a “chaotic lifestyle” and had a “horrible” criminal record, having previously been convicted of burglary, among other offences. He said the defendant suffered from abuse and an unstable upbringing which led to a criminal lifestyle. He said Dowding was also addicted to amphetamines which caused “distorted thinking”.

At sentencing, Judge Daniel Williams said: “The reality is that you don’t care at all about the victims of your burglary or the offenses you’ve committed over the years. There was clearly planning and organization and you were part of a small team.”

Dowding was sentenced to a total of three years and seven months in prison. He was also sentenced to an additional two months in prison for breaching a suspended sentence.

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BMW Creates Fully Automated Production Lines for 3D Printed Auto Parts – 3DPrint.com https://pkw-zubehoer.com/bmw-creates-fully-automated-production-lines-for-3d-printed-auto-parts-3dprint-com/ Thu, 26 May 2022 07:00:00 +0000 https://pkw-zubehoer.com/bmw-creates-fully-automated-production-lines-for-3d-printed-auto-parts-3dprint-com/ Three years ago, 12 companies and research institutes working at the intersection of the German automotive and additive manufacturing (AM) industries formed a consortium with the aim of carrying out a project called IDAM: the industrialization and digitization of additive manufacturing. The goal of the project – led by BMW Group and funded by the […]]]>

Three years ago, 12 companies and research institutes working at the intersection of the German automotive and additive manufacturing (AM) industries formed a consortium with the aim of carrying out a project called IDAM: the industrialization and digitization of additive manufacturing. The goal of the project – led by BMW Group and funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) – was nothing less than “to revolutionize metal 3D printing in standard car production “.

BMW announced on Tuesday May 24 that the project has been successfully implemented. In this case, success means that two fully automated 3D-printed automotive production lines are now ready for operation: one at the BMW Group AM campus in Oberschleißheim, on the outskirts of Munich, and the other at the factory. of the GKN Metallurgy division in Bonn, Switzerland, owned by the British multinational automotive and aerospace components company, GKN Ltd.

Consortium leader and BMW Group project manager for IDAM, Felix Haeckel, commented in a press release: “From day one of the project, you could feel the team spirit between the partners. Learning from each other, developing innovative solutions together and making the most of the individual strengths of each partner – this was the key to the success of the industrialization and digitalization of additive manufacturing.

Using the systems consisting of laser powder bed fusion (LPBF) platforms, combined with AI and robotics, which it has developed, the IDAM consortium can print 50,000 serial parts per year, as well as than 10,000 new and individual pieces. Opened in 2020, the BMW campus in Oberschleißheim has 50 3D printers for metal and plastic. In addition to investing in various 3D printing startups, including Desktop Metal and Xometry, the company also uses HP MultiJet Fusion (MJF) and EOS machines, among other brands.

BMW has been using 3D printing in its production lines for about 30 years, and before announcing the 15 million euro AM campus in 2019, the company had already produced 1,000,000 3D printed parts. Considering that 3D printing for the automotive industry in general is moving towards mass production, the IDAM consortium is obviously at the forefront of automation in automotive manufacturing. Given that it’s so far ahead of such a critical industry-wide change, BMW is perfectly positioned to continue to meet its financial expectations amid concerns about the recession and supply chain outages. ‘supply.

According to BMW, the company ships “7,000 containers with a total of 31 million components” everydaytime. In that sense, then, 60,000 printed parts, across all of BMW’s operations, doesn’t seem like a lot. On the other hand, from the perspective of the AM industry, the IDAM project sends a very clear message as to what scale-up will really look like – the main objective of the phase that the industry is coming to enter. It is unlikely in the near future that any automotive company will 3D print the majority or even a significant minority of new parts for any model. What is It is likely that over the next five to ten years, BMW could set up an AM campus in each of the 15 countries where it operates. It is also likely that an increasing number of critical parts, with long delivery times and unreliable supply chains, will be produced with 3D printing.

Image courtesy of SmarTech Analysis.

So the success of this one project could realistically mean hundreds of machine orders over the next decade from BMW alone, not to mention the cost of service contracts, software and materials. Also, assuming the project is successful, it will likely have an additional positive impact on the AM industry, in the form of an emulation of what BMW is doing by other automakers. This would mirror projections from SmarTech Analysis, which determined in the release of its latest Market Data Services report, that 3D printing for the automotive industry will grow at a rate of 19.1% from 2021 to 2030. All of this is starting to hint at how much the industry will depend, if it continues to grow successfully, on the long-term successful increase in the role of AM in automotive supply chains.

Images courtesy of BMW Press

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