Melett to showcase new OE quality offerings at Automechanika Frankfurt

As a leading provider of precision-engineered turbochargers and components for the global automotive aftermarket, we are set to showcase our expertise at Automechanika Frankfurt from 10th to 14th September, 2024.

We will be displaying some of our latest product releases, and our experienced team will be available to discuss how our OE-quality offerings support first-class turbocharger repairs.

Automechanika Frankfurt, the world’s largest automotive aftermarket trade show, provides us (Hall 5.1, Stand D48) with the opportunity to meet with new and old customers as well as key industry professionals.

Among the products on display will be a new to range replacement aftermarket turbocharger suitable for a wide range of Jaguar and Range Rover applications.

Attendees can also expect to see recent releases for ball bearing core assemblies, compatible with a range of applications including BMW 1-5 series 2.0D.

Additionally, we will showcase an extension to our range of genuine Hella actuators for a range of Chrysler, Jeep, and Mercedes 3.0D applications, as well as commercial and marine applications such as DAF, MAN, and Volvo Penta.

Darren Johnson, Group Sales Director, commented: “Our focus has always been and remains on providing world class levels of service and support to our customers on a global scale. The quality of repairs offered by our customers reflects their dedication and expertise, and we are committed to continuing to support them through constant communication, investment in engineering and the introduction of new products. By doing so, we ensure that our customers can rely on the highest standards of repair quality and reliability.”

Operating under the ISO9001:2015 Quality Management System, we ensure that our products conform to the strictest levels of design, fit, and function standards through rigorous inspection at every production stage.

Johnson added: “Choosing a quality turbo repair specialist not only helps reduce warranty returns, provides peace of mind, and protects business reputation, but it also helps improve the overall reputation of the aftermarket. Melett is a trusted partner to the aftermarket, and we have a strong team who are passionate about working with the very best turbo repair specialists to ensure that Melett components and assemblies are suitable, safe, and reliable. We’re looking forward to reconnecting with our valued customers and showing our gratitude for their continued support.”

We are relied upon by businesses throughout the global aftermarket, from small turbo repair workshops to large-volume and OE turbo remanufacturing facilities. We are also an approved supplier to several vehicle manufacturers for their own aftermarket turbo programmes.

Our team will be delighted to highlight the vast amount of turbo information available to customers via our website, www.melett.com, which provides extensive product information, technical guides & videos, turbo tips, and industry news.

Melett North America bolsters team with sales and customer service appointment

We are excited to announce Angela Miller as our new Sales/Customer Service Representative at Melett North America, with her extensive background in similar roles equipping her with the skills to contribute significantly to our ongoing growth.

With an impressive career spanning over 26 years at Bell South and AT&T Mobility, in addition to subsequent roles in sales and business development, Miller brings a wealth of experience and a customer-centric approach to the team.

In her new role, Miller will be responsible for assisting with customer service and handling Melett North America orders, ensuring that customers continue to receive a high level of service and support.

“It’s great to be part of Melett North America, especially because of the company’s ‘people first’ vision,» said Angela Miller. «The positive vibe and dedication to assisting customers are truly inspiring. I’m excited to learn more about the industry and contribute to our customers’ success.

“The vision of making sure our customers know we are here for them, not just as customers but as partners in their business, sets Melett apart from its competitors.”

‘Donna Hensley, our North American Country Manager, said: “Melett is renowned for its high-quality turbocharger repairs and OE quality parts, and Angela’s addition to the team further strengthens our commitment to customer satisfaction. Her focus on providing exceptional customer service aligns perfectly with Melett’s mission to support turbo repairers with reliable and efficient solutions.”

For more information about Melett North America and our range of turbocharger products and services, please visit www.melett.com, or contact the team https://www.melett.com/contact-usa-canada/

Melett increases the output of new products and components

• We have increased our range by adding new products and components to our portfolio at the beginning of 2024

• Prominent releases include a complete turbocharger for the Ford Edge/Focus/Galaxy/Mondeo/S-Max/Transit 2.0D

• Core assemblies were released for bi-turbochargers, diesel engine vans, pick-up trucks, SUVs and modern small-displacement petrol engine passenger cars

As the leading UK supplier of precision engineered turbochargers and components for the automotive aftermarket, we have grown our extensive product range with additional new products and components introduced at the beginning of the year.

Notable new releases include a turbocharger suitable for a wide range of Ford diesel vehicles, including the Edge, Focus, Galaxy, Mondeo, S-Max, and Transit 2.0D models. This addition to our turbocharger portfolio is designed to help the aftermarket provide a high-quality, cost-effective direct replacement solution for these popular Ford diesel vehicles.

Significant additions to the our core assembly range include products for bi-turbochargers on Land Rover/Range Rover 2.0D, and BMW 3.0D engines.

Meeting the growing demand for modern small-displacement petrol engine passenger cars, we launched core assemblies for a range of popular engines including Peugeot/Citroen/Vauxhall/Toyota 1.0L, Mercedes/Renault 1.3L, Fiat/Jeep 1.0L, and Honda 1.0L and 1.5L.

Expanding our reach in the light commercial vehicle market, we released core assemblies for popular diesel engine vans including Ford Transit 2.0D, Renault Master 2.3D, and Iveco LDV 3.0D. Further core assemblies for common pick-up trucks and SUVs were also launched, covering vehicles including Nissan Navara/Pathfinder 2.3D and 2.5D, Toyota Hilux/Land Cruiser 2.8D, Mercedes X-Class 2.3D, and BMW X3/X4 3.0D.

At Melett, we pride ourselves on supplying high-quality aftermarket solutions to match original equipment (OE) specifications. Our in-house engineering team rigorously tests all products to ensure optimal performance during operation.

Our growing range of complete core assemblies are assembled and VSR balanced in our fully equipped UK production facility, incorporating, where possible, improvements in the original design and upgraded parts.

In addition, our turbochargers offer turbo repair specialists a premium brand alternative to an OE turbo. Every Melett Turbocharger is assembled, balanced, and flow tested in the UK to the strictest quality standards to ensure OE performance is maintained during operation. The latest product launches highlight our dedication to the automotive aftermarket. Customers can rely on our brand to deliver premium repair alternatives backed by accessible expert technical advice.

Our expanded portfolio increases workshop choice and enhances vehicle coverage for repairers. In addition to new part numbers, we maintain established product stocks and consistently refine our portfolio through regular range reviews.

If garages suspect turbocharger issues, turbocharger repair specialists can provide a full turbo inspection and diagnosis service to help identify the root cause of failure and prevent further problems. Contact us at [email protected] to find your local repair specialist or explore www.melett.com

Donna Hensley appointed as Melett North America’s new country manager

We are excited to announce the appointment of Donna Hensley as the new Country Manager for Melett North America, taking over from General Manager, Kenny Taylor, who established Melett’s North American arm twelve years ago and who is now retiring.

With over a decade of experience within the company, Hensley emerges as the ideal successor, having worked closely with Taylor since the inception of our North American operations.

“The announcement of Donna’s new position marks an exciting chapter for Melett North America,” said Taylor. “Her dedication, expertise, and commitment to the company’s success have been instrumental in advancing our mission and establishing Melett as a trusted leader in the turbocharger aftermarket. I am confident that under Donna’s leadership, Melett will continue to thrive and exceed expectations.”

Hensley brings a wealth of experience to her new role, having served in various capacities within Melett over the past decade, including sales, customer service, and filling in for the General Manager in Taylor’s absence.

Her deep understanding of the business and dedication to customer satisfaction makes her the most suitable candidate to lead our North Americas Sales & Distribution Centre into the next phase of growth.

“I am honored and excited to take on this new challenge,» said Hensley. “Working alongside Kenny has been an incredible journey, and I am grateful for the opportunity to build upon his legacy of excellence and wish him all the best in his well-deserved retirement after an incredible career in the industry.

“I am committed to upholding Melett’s reputation for delivering high-quality products and unparalleled customer service, and I look forward to driving continued success for our company and our customers.”

Under Taylor’s leadership, we have experienced remarkable growth in North America, achieving double-digit sales growth annually. We have expanded our product range, doubled our capacity, and established ourselves as the trusted aftermarket brand for precision-engineered turbochargers and parts in North America and Canada.

As we embark on our next chapter in North America under Hensley’s leadership, we remain dedicated to providing customers with OEM quality products, world-class customer service, and valuable resources to support turbocharger repair and remanufacturing efforts.

For more information about Melett North America and our range of turbocharger products and services, please do not hesitate to contact the team.

Melett puts turbochargers in the driving seat at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week

Our North American team recently revealed the myriad of opportunities available within the turbocharger aftermarket, showcasing our latest products and providing technical insights at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2024 in Grapevine, Texas.

As we continually expand our portfolio to meet ever-changing demand for popular references, visitors were able to learn more about our vast range of precision engineered turbochargers and core assemblies at the show.

Some of the stand-out products on display were our new S400 upgrade thrust kits, featuring both steel and bronze thrust bearing options to cater for specific S400 upgrade repair needs, as well as our comprehensive range of genuine OE Hella actuators.

Visitors were also able to get hands on with new products for the popular Ford F-150 truck, as well as our range of best-seller core assemblies for gasoline, commercial and agricultural applications.

What’s more, new components for the Holset VGT turbo, such as our range of actuator installation kits and components, including the newly launched HE300VG, as well as four popular nozzle ring parts and kits for the repair of genuine Cummins turbos were on display, as were our selection of shaft and wheels, and compressor wheels, including parts for the GT37 turbo.

Mike Franke, Technical Support/Sales in North America, said: “There continues to be great opportunities for growth within the turbocharger market and we’re charging forward with our range expansions to ensure customers can get their hands on high-quality components and parts for the most popular vehicles. HDAW offers the perfect platform to share this message and it was great to connect with so many of our valued customers.”

As part of our ongoing investment plans, customers can place orders and check stock availability via our website. The site also provides extensive product information, technical guides & videos, turbo tips and industry news.