Van, Truck, Trailer, Bus and Coach Aftermarket News in Ireland

Borg & Beck breaks new ground

During its illustrious 100-year plus history, the Borg & Beck brand, which is a byword for engineering excellence and renowned for its original equipment (OE) pedigree, has been a prominent OE supplier to many CV manufacturers, so its reintroduction by First Line into the aftermarket heavy duty sector has received an overwhelming response.


As would be expected from such a respected supplier, the Borg & Beck CV range, which initially consists of Clutch, Steering, Braking and Rotating components, adheres to the company’s universal principles of offering premium quality replacement components, with the depth of range and product availability the trade requires, backed up with excellent customer service.

In addition, the CV range has been designed to incorporate a number of key features that will benefit both factors and the technicians they supply to. These include the fact that they are new and not remanufactured components, which are manufactured to match or exceed OE specification, and Borg & Beck’s headquarters and distribution centre operates under stringent quality control and inspection procedures that ensures the products are fully aftermarket compliant.

Another benefit is the packaging, which is strong and robust, so ensures that workshops will receive the components in first class condition and is consistent in its design and presentation, which demonstrates an attention to detail that is important to members with an eye on their marketing, as well as the quality of the components they supply.

To emphasise its total commitment to quality, Borg & Beck and Eaton, one of the world’s most recognised medium and heavy-duty Clutch suppliers, have agreed a strategic partnership that underpins the entire Borg & Beck CV Clutch programme.

Eaton’s unsurpassed reputation for product reliability, durability and performance has now been combined with the product development and warranty management capabilities of the Borg & Beck in-house clutch testing and research facility, to provide an OE engineered Clutch solution for the CV aftermarket.

The initial range consists of 52 part numbers, covering 430mm diameter applications, with 395mm and 362mm diameter additions coming soon. This consolidated offering maximises coverage and investment and comes with a 24-month, unlimited mileage warranty against any manufacturing defects.

As one of the UK’s fastest growing aftermarket Braking suppliers, Borg & Beck knows a thing or two about the subject, which is why its range of CV Brake Drums demand to be taken seriously.

Manufactured in Europe to exacting OE specifications that match all the original item’s weights and dimensions, the range of more than 110 references covers all popular truck, trailer, bus and coach applications.

These clearly branded CV Drums provide factors and workshops with the assurance of premium quality and instant recognition, which why they too come with a 12-month warranty against any manufacturing defects.

The Borg & Beck CV Steering range provide the CV sector with a 380 reference-strong solution for all popular Drag Links, Tie Rods, Torque Rods, Stabiliser Links, V-Stays and associated Tie Rod Ends (Ball Joints), the majority of which are E-coat painted to ensure excellent corrosion resistance for up to 10 years.

All of these components are manufactured to exacting OE specifications at production facilities that operate under ISO TS16949, as well as ISO9001:2000 standards, and for added traceability, Borg & Beck branding features on all end caps.

These new, outright purchase CV Starters and Alternators are manufactured to OE specification and are fully product tested to provide a range that comes without the inconvenience of having to exchange core or the cost of having to pay a surcharge.

The range of over 65 references covers popular applications and comes with a 24-month, unlimited mileage warranty against manufacturing defects.