Fil Filter Europe is the latest automotive component supplier to join the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF).
The company is the sales and distribution arm of Fil Filter AS, which has been established for over 50 years and is a Tier 1 filtration manufacturer to the automotive, commercial vehicle, industrial and off-highway sectors.
The manufacturer and distributor is looking to establish greater links in the automotive trade and in joining IAAF, will take advantage of the many networking events featuring some of the biggest names in the sector.
Fil Filter specialises in the research, development and manufacture of more than 6000 part numbers of oil, air, fuel, cabin and hydraulic filters used in car, commercial, agricultural and industrial applications. Filters are manufactured in an 80,000 m2 production facility and are supplied as OE/OES to 40 vehicle and equipment manufacturers worldwide.
Sean Barnie, Sales & Marketing Manager, said: “The IAAF is at the forefront of new legislation affecting the distribution aftermarket and we are looking forward to playing an active role, supporting the Federation in conjunction with our own growth and development plans.”
Wendy Williamson, IAAF Chief Executive, said: “Fil Filter is aiming to establish itself as a well-known brand in the automotive aftermarket and it is therefore a credit to the work the Federation does – and strength of membership – that it has chosen to join IAAF as a platform for this growth.”