Global automotive lubricants and additives manufacturer JLM Lubricants (JLM) has appointed GCG Turbochargers Pty Ltd (GCG) as its official distributor in Australia and New Zealand. JLM now has distributors in all EU countries and says that its network is steadily growing in other regions as well, including Japan, Singapore, Vietnam, Taiwan and Brazil.
JLM Founder and CEO Gilbert Groot commented, “Finding the right distributor in Australia and New Zealand has been a personal priority for several months. From grassroots research in these countries and anecdotal feedback, we knew there was a clear need for our products not least because they’re designed to perform in the most exacting and diagnostics-driven workshop environments. In GCG, we have found a distributor supremely qualified to distribute our full product range through their established network.”
GCG Turbochargers Australia was formed in 1979 with the sole remit to sell and service turbochargers, directly to the Australian aftermarket. Today, this family owned independent business has grown to become one of the most respected turbocharger suppliers and remanufacturers in Australia, with a collection of industry awards and a global customer base. Master distributors for iconic brands including Honeywell Garrett, BorgWarner and IHI, the agreement with JLM will enable GCG to satisfy an increasing demand from the professional automotive technician for workshop-quality products.
“We are delighted with the new partnership with JLM,” said Brett Lloyd, managing director of GCG Turbochargers Australia. “They are one of the world’s most innovative lubricants and additives producers, and the product sits perfectly alongside our current aftermarket offerings. We have an established distribution network which we’ve built on a strong platform of anticipating and satisfying customer demand. So, it’s a winning combination.”
Groot added, “Our growth continues to be fueled by staying close to our strategy, which has at its heart has an unrelenting focus on quality and, on positioning JLM as a global trade trusted brand. It gives me great pleasure to say that in GCG we have unequivocally found the right partner to gain a strong foothold with our products in New Zealand and Australia.”