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

Steve Powell new managing director of Durite

Safe Fleet has appointed Steve Powell as the new managing director of Durite, a leading brand in vehicle safety, lighting and electrical parts for the commercial vehicle aftermarket and manufacturers.

Steve Powell

Powell has also been named MD of lighting manufacturer Labcraft, and will lead both businesses, which are collectively known as Commercial Vehicle Europe (CVE).

Safe Fleet owns a portfolio of market-leading brands that provide safety solutions to fleet vehicle manufacturers and operators around the world.

Durite has several main agents in Ireland, including Electro Maintenance and TRP Ireland.

Powell commented on his appointment: “Durite and Labcraft are two strong and well-established brands in the European CV market.

“I look forward to working with the existing management teams to further grow both businesses, continuing to innovate as we serve the safety needs of the UK and European commercial vehicle fleets.”