New Look Melett Website – Coming Soon!

 

As we continue to look at ways of improving the Melett website, we have been busily working behind the scenes to make the site more informative and user friendly for our customers.

Recent changes include improvements to the search function. You can now search for Turbo numbers, OE part numbers, Melett part numbers (major and piece parts) and Vehicle data all in one convenient place.

 

 

We have also made it easier to search for Compressor Wheels and Shaft & Wheels using their dimensions. Simply go to Advanced Searches and type in the measurements. If we don’t have the part, you can also ‘Request Development’ on the dimensions that you have provided.

New features coming soon include a wide screen which is better for mobile phones and smaller screens. Informative sideboards are featured for better navigation around the site, as well as an overall cleaner and refreshed look.

Here is a snapshot of how the new site will look, complete with refreshed colours and branding.

 

 

Don’t forget to ‘Request Development’ for all our components so we continue to develop exactly what you need!

We would be delighted to hear your suggestions or feedback on these changes or on other ways we can make improvements, please contact c.kaye@melett.com

Melett Major Parts Catalogue 2018

Our 2018 Major Parts Catalogue is now available!

Throughout 2017 we have developed hundreds of new, quality components, core assemblies and complete turbochargers to make all types of repairs possible.

Designed to give customers a broad view of what is available from Melett, V6.0 of the Major Parts Catalogue now includes sections for our turbochargers and fitting kits, as well as incorporating a whole new section for Nozzle Rings as our range continues to grow. For ease of use, the Nozzle Rings are still referenced against cores under the Core Assemblies tab. To make customers aware of new product ranges we have included pages for oil feed pipes, turbine housings and actuator gearboxes.

Our catalogue is a quick reference guide to help you identify major components and is supported by the website where you can find over 127,000 detailed turbo Buildsheets. For your convenience, all new products released in 2017/18 have been highlighted in green.

In addition, look out for the latest Workshop Reference Manual V13.0, which provides up to date technical information for inspecting standard components, as well as technical data with sizes and machining tolerances.

If you haven’t already received your catalogues, please contact sales@melett.com to request your free copy.

‘Your Car, Your Choice’ Campaign

‘Your Car, Your Choice’ campaign champions motorists’ servicing and repair rights

 

 

Melett are proud to announce we have joined the UK’s Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) and we are delighted to offer our support and backing to the ‘Your Car, Your Choice’ campaign which aims to challenge negative misconceptions about the repair industry.

The campaign supports key legislation providing motorists with freedom to choose where to service, maintain and repair their vehicle. It also aims to refocus the attention of the aftermarket industry on the importance of consumer choice regarding vehicle maintenance and repair work. Under Block Exemption legislation, consumers have the right to use any repair workshop for non-warranty work during the warranty period.

As an ambassador for the independent aftermarket, Melett works with the very best turbocharger remanufacturers and repairers who provide a quality service and use quality repair parts.

The aftermarket can utilise a variety of promotional support and materials available, including merchandise, literature explaining key legislation and information as well as a social media campaign.

For more information visit; http://yourcaryourchoice.co.uk/

Melett Ltd acquired by Wabtec Corporation

wabtec corporation logo

Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) has acquired 100% of shares in Melett Limited, a leader in the design, manufacture and supply of high-quality turbochargers and replacement parts to the turbocharger aftermarket.

Melett of Barnsley, England has operations in the UK, Europe, North America and China and is recognised globally as a high-quality supply partner by turbocharger repairers and remanufacturers in more than 100 countries around the world.

Raymond T. Betler, Wabtec’s president and chief executive officer, said: “Melett complements both our overall turbocharger strategy and our product portfolio through its globally recognized brand and comprehensive aftermarket solutions.

“It provides our existing turbocharger business with an extensive and low-cost manufacturing and distribution base in Europe and China. This acquisition represents an excellent strategic fit that expands our aftermarket presence and provides direct access to key international markets.”

Ian Warhurst , owner of Melett will continue as managing director of the company and said: “I am very proud of what we have created at Melett over the past 15 years. The company has been built on strong engineering principles, and a key to Melett’s success has been working closely with our customers and suppliers to understand what the market requires, both now and in the future.

“Becoming a part of the Wabtec Corporation will allow us to take Melett to the next level, and fully exploit opportunities within both new and existing market sectors. Wabtec’s ethos mirrors that of Melett and it will be exciting to explore potential development prospects with our sister companies within the Wabtec turbocharger business unit.”

Successful recent Melett Day in Lisbon

Melett Day, Lisbon, Portugal Oct 2017

Around 100 customers attended the recent Melett Day in Lisbon, Portugal, organised by Melett and M.F. Pinto. 

The attendees to the Melett Day were all from workshops who specialise in the assembly and repair of turbochargers. During the meeting, Melett’s engineers presented new trends in aftermarket turbochargers, as well as explaining the recent changes in the industry,and exploring the potential impact of these changes on repairers and remanufacturers of turbos.

The challenges that the repair industry will face in the near future were also addressed and M.F. Pinto and Melett shared their plans to help partner workshops overcome them and continue to repair.

Daniel Centeno, Melett’s commercial manager for Portugal and Spain, said: “It is very important to be close to the repairers and to help them have the parts they need to be able to continue to grow and grow.

“In Portugal, MF Pinto, has great experience and knowledge in the Portuguese market. They also have a large stock whicxh means pieces are always available to satisfy the customer when he needs it. ”

In turn, Paulo Pinto, manager of M.F. Pinto, considered the event to be important: “In addition to introducing new products from Melett, we have informed our customers about the aftermarket trends of turbochargers and we are thrilled to have had a good time.

“The turbocharger market is going to have a great evolution in the coming years and we want to help our business partners; offering them the best tools.”

The main feature of the Melett Day was the introduction of the new Melett turbochargers with OE quality, and which are already available in several references, including variable geometry and electronic valves.

In fact, this product is positioned at the price level below the OE product but with a premium quality, which differentiates it from the rest of the market.

Original story: Jornal das Oficinas