Partbusters to Become TMD Friction Distributor

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Source: TMD Friction announcement

LONDON — Rapidly growing automotive parts and crash repair products supplier, Partbusters, has become a distributor for TMD Friction U.K., supplying braking brands Textar, Mintex and DON to customers nationwide.

Headquartered in London, Partbusters has three large distribution hubs positioned in Newcastle, Birmingham and London, and works with suppliers to strategically grow their business and brands.

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The appointment as a TMD Friction distributor is the first of many as the company looks to expand on its reach into UK and EU automotive sectors, bringing efficiencies and excitement through innovation and technology in the markets it serves.

Furthermore, Partbusters also manufacturers, markets and distributes exclusive brands to numerous sectors and customer groups.

Partbusters works on strategic partnerships with suppliers and motor factors, which extend well beyond the supply of parts, but the creation of exclusive marketing material and information, to further promote the brands it sells.

Partbusters CEO, Rizwan Hussain, said: “Holding a strategy session with TMD has created synergies where we cohesively intend to address the latest digital advances and innovate the automotive market.  This truly is exciting, and we look forward to continuing our discussions to help develop our partnership further.

“Our objective is to not only sell products but, more importantly, provide customers with the best value deals and service to ensure their businesses work at optimum levels and save time and money. If our customer grows, then our business grows.”

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Nick Hayes, U.K. Sales Manager of TMD Friction, added: “It is great to see what Partbusters are doing, bringing new ideas and innovation to the market. We look forward to welcoming them as a distributor and partner to help drive the industry forward digitally.”

About TMD Friction

TMD Friction, a subsidiary of Nisshinbo Holdings Inc., is a global leader in the manufacture of brake pads for the automotive and brake industry. Alongside disc brake pads and drum brake linings for cars and commercial vehicles, the product portfolio also includes motorsport brake pads as well as friction materials for industry. TMD Friction supplies the global spare parts market through brands like Textar, Mintex, Don, Pagid and Cobreq. TMD Friction also develops and produces friction linings for industry under the brand Cosid. The TMD Friction Group has four sites in Germany, with more in Europe, the USA, Brazil, Mexico, China and Japan, and employs around 4,700 people worldwide. For more information visit

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