Melett returns to Automechanika Birmingham

We will return to Automechanika Birmingham this year to showcase our range of precision engineered turbochargers and components on stand K26.

Taking place from 6 to 8 June 2023 at the NEC, the show will provide us with the opportunity to link up with customers and other key industry professionals once again. Visitors to the show will have the opportunity to discuss our extensive product range, industry-leading website, and comprehensive aftersales and technical support.


Designed and engineered in the UK to match OEM specifications, our products are trusted by turbo repair specialists across the globe – from small turbo repair workshops through to large volume and OE turbo remanufacturing facilities.

Tom Irving, UK Country Manager at Melett, commented: “It’s been a challenging two years for the aftermarket across a global scale, with a variety of factors applying unforeseen pressures to the supply chain. However, despite this, the future looks positive, which is testament to the resilience shown throughout our sector by forward-thinking professionals and companies, as we continue to all pull together.


“Automechanika Birmingham offers the perfect platform to reconnect with our valued customer base, as we continue to push forward to ensure our UK customers have easy access to our high-quality, reliable turbocharger parts and components. We are committed to expanding our capabilities, and we continue to increase the range and availability of our products, offering same-day dispatch for both UK and international orders via your carrier of choice.”

Registration for Automechanika Birmingham 2023 is now open. To get a free ticket to visit our stand, click the link below.

Meet the Melett North American team!

In North America, we have firmly established ourselves as the trusted aftermarket brand for over the past decade.

Having recently celebrated this key milestone, we thought it would be the perfect opportunity to re-introduce the Melett North America team to our new and existing customers. The team at Memphis, Tennessee are an integral part of the Melett operation are on hand to assist with any queries and discuss product development opportunities.

Call us on 1-901-322-5896 or email [email protected]

We look forward to hearing from you!

Kenny Taylor – General Manager

Kenny joined the business back in June 2012 and is one of the founding members at Melett North America. Speaking on the role, he said: “It’s been a highly successful 10 years, and I have thoroughly enjoyed building strong relationships throughout the industry, whilst showcasing and delivering Melett’s high-quality, specialist offering to the North American and Canadian markets.”

Taylor is a lifelong Memphian and graduate of The University of Memphis where he studied Mechanical Engineering. His interests include drag racing, being on the lake and spending time with his six grandkids.

Donna Hensley – Customer Service Manager

Donna has been with Melett for over 10 years and she is the first point of contact to provide excellent customer service. Supporting Kenny Taylor, she responds efficiently to customer requests, actively seeking to maximise sales opportunities. Her other responsibilities include invoicing, bank reconciliation, undertaking general administrative duties, and other ad hoc duties as required.

Hensley recently celebrated her 35th wedding anniversary to husband Randy, who together share one son, Kevin. Seeking to downsize, they moved from the suburbs 9 years ago and now enjoy the city life in downtown Memphis. Her passions include reading, everything soccer, and Memphis Grizzlies basketball.

Jose Perez – Business Development Manager

Jose joined the business in 2021 and his role focuses on driving business growth through conducting market research, seeking new development opportunities and working to build & maintain customer relationships, whilst developing new ones.

In his free time, Perez enjoys spending time with his son and close family members, attending Memphis Grizzlies games, working out at the local gym, and being outdoors.

Mike Franke – Technical/Sales Support

Mike joined Melett in October 2022 and brings a wealth of experience from working within the turbocharger industry since 1988 comprising of workshop, distribution, and manufacturing operations. In his Technical Support role, Franke deals with Turbo and CHRA warranties, responding to any technical support inquiries where required. Mike also provides administrative and sales support to the Memphis team, and works closely with the UK team to assist with product development.

Outside of work, Mike enjoys endurance sports including distance running, cycling and swimming, often tying up the three into long-course triathlons! He enjoys traveling and spending time with his wife of 33 years, Frances, who together share their home to two cats and one goofy dog!

Mendes De Castro announced as France country manager for Melett

Meet our new Country Manager for France, Mendes De Castro!

We are pleased to introduce our new country manager for France, Mendes De Castro, who will work closely with customers to deliver quality turbocharger repairs to the region.

Mendes, who is now country manager for France, Belgium and Reunion Island recently joined us in November 2022 taking over the responsibilities that Claude Entressengle previously held, before his retirement in December 2022.

Working alongside Fany Tshowa, Internal Sales Coordinator, Mendes will bring several years of turbocharger experience to the role as he looks to offer insight and strengthen relationships with our growing customer base.

On his new role, Mendes said: “Melett has already established itself as the trusted aftermarket brand for precision engineered turbochargers and parts across these regions, and I look forward to working closely with customers to ensure we can continue to deliver the high level of service and quality that they have come to expect from the team.”

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Melett announces new country manager for Romania

Meet our new country manager for Romania, Mario Morbelli.

We’re delighted to announce Mario Morbelli as the new country manager for Romania as we continue to work with our customers to offer the market a quality turbocharger repair.

Working alongside Fany Tshowa, Mario takes over the responsibilities from Claude Entressengle, prior to his retirement in December 2022.

Mario, who joined us eight years ago, initially worked closely with ASCs based in Italy before venturing into various regions across Europe, including Spain last year. He brings a wealth of experience to the role and is now looking forward to bringing his expertise to the Romanian market.

Speaking on the role, Mario commented: “I’m looking forward to this next step in my career at Melett as we continue to work alongside our valued customer base throughout Europe to deliver high-quality turbocharger repairs, and offer unwavering customer support.”

Gareth Flower to lead Melett’s marketing team

As the leading supplier of precision-engineered turbochargers and parts, we’re pleased to announce the appointment of Gareth Flower as marketing manager.

Flower, who joined us in 2020 as interim channel marketing manager, will bring close to 30 years’ industry experience to the role. Prior to joining Melett, Flower held senior marketing roles at Hofmann and MAM Software.

Flower will head up the marketing team, focusing on delivering the company’s multi-channel marketing and PR strategies. Working alongside global sales teams, he will be responsible for developing and implementing marketing activity that drives sales through its network of repair partners.


Commenting on the role, Flower said: “I am delighted to be starting my new role at Melett at this exciting time. Thanks to the recent growth of small-capacity turbocharged engines, the repair market remains buoyant, and I’m looking forward to working with our customers to capitalise on the opportunities available.”

Darren Johnson, our group sales director, added: “Gareth has quickly become a valuable asset to the Melett team, and he is the ideal candidate to manage and deliver our marketing strategies. His experience speaks for itself and we’re confident he will play a crucial role in helping Melett to retain its reputation as the trusted aftermarket brand for precision-engineered turbochargers and parts.”