Tyrexpo Africa 4-6 March 2014, Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg







Published by Gerald Ferreira Date: February 5, 2014
Categories: Tyres

Latest and best in big name workshop equipment on show at Tyrexpo Africa 2014

4-6 March 2014, Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg

The most advanced tyre service equipment delivering better workshop efficiency and improved business profitability, will be a major draw for visitors to Tyrexpo Africa 2014 in Johannesburg.

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The three-day show will bring together big-brand domestic and international suppliers of the latest digital tyre changers, balancers, wheel alignment and other under-body service equipment.

Among them will be show regular Leaderquip Auto Services, the franchised supplier of HUNTER wheel alignment equipment in Southern Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa and the Indian Ocean islands. On display at Tyrexpo Africa will be the award-winning Hunter HawkEye Elite® Alignment System; the Hunter Road Force Touch® GSP9700 Diagnostic Balancer; and the Hunter Quick Check™ Alignment Audit System.

With an estimated 60% of vehicles in need of an alignment, Hunter developed the new Quick Check™ System to help workshops quickly identify these vehicles and drive more traffic to the alignment bay.

Quick Check™ captures toe and camber measurements and produces printed results in under a minute. Service writers can then use the easy-to-understand, color-coded printouts to alert customers of misalignment issues, helping generate increased business for alignment service.

Also on show will be the SICE S300 top-of-range tyre changer from Italy and equipment from Leaderquip’s new range of CARLEO lifting equipment from Taiwan.

Automotive Equipment International is another South African supplier of specialist garage, workshop and tyre equipment. The company is an importer, manufacturer and distributor of PCL tyre inflation, pneumatic tools and nitrogen generators; AME hydraulic bead breakers; CEMB wheel servicing equipment; Rotary lifts; OMCN hydraulic jacks; Myers tyre products and Selago valves.

Rema Tip Top Automotive will use the exhibition to display a varied range of equipment, tools and consumables for retreading and tyre service equipment, while Robert Bosch will offer a complete range of automotive parts, diagnostic and workshop concepts for the automotive market. Its Beissbarth equipment is a leader in wheel alignment, vehicle testing, tyre changers, wheel balancers, AC service units and lifts.

Adding an international dimension to the exhibition will be India’s Sarveshwari Engineers, which has more than 25 years’ experience supplying quality tools at competitive. The SARV product range includes wheel balancing, alignment and tyre changing accessories; tyre service, repair and valve tools; tubeless tyre levers and repair kits.

“Tyre service equipment has made great strides in recent years and is a major contributor to garage and workshop profitability,” says Paul Farrant of show organiser Singex-ECI International. “Visitors to Tyrexpo Africa will have the chance to see the latest technology demonstrated throughout the show and to talk to experts who will understand the specialised needs of their business.”

The exhibition is South Africa’s only trade event dedicated to the tyre and equipment aftermarket and will bring together the largest selection of tyre manufacturers, distributors, brokers and equipment suppliers ever assembled at a Tyrexpo Africa show.

Visitor pre-registration is now available online at eci-international.com for fast and hassle-fee access to the show, which takes place between 4-6 March at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg (SCC), South Africa.