Whether it’s our Directors, Technical Engineers, Sales Team, Product Managers or Marketing Team, we have a diverse workforce offering a range of skills with a heap of experience in the automotive aftermarket.
Founded in 1999, our goal is to supply the global automotive industry aftermarket products and components that meet or exceed OE quality and testing. Not only enabling garages to fit an aftermarket alternative with confidence but leaving the consumer walking away with a guarantee and a healthy balance.
At BG Automotive, our quality management procedures follow the most stringent processes, ensuring customer satisfaction and a guarantee that every product rolled out of production has been subjected to robust testing in our labs to more than 1 million cycles.
BG Automotive (BGA) is the aftermarket division of the British Gaskets Group (4BG); a leading original equipment Gasket and Engine Component manufacturer formed in 1929.
Together, BGA and the 4BG Group consist of 10 factories producing more than 28 million items annually for a range of industries. Meeting OE standards, our factories manufacture our products to the highest quality and have been doing so for more than 85 years.
With over 95% of our range in stock and contained in our 100,000m2 distribution center, we can offer same-day dispatch anywhere around the globe and offer a full package, pallet and container service depending on our customers’ needs.
As a business, we pride ourselves on providing superior products combined with a quality service both in the UK and abroad. Our approach is highly focused on customer satisfaction, ensuring our relationships continue to blossom in the ever-growing international automotive aftermarket.
In our constant drive to offer the aftermarket the smart choice we are continually enhancing and developing our kit solutions. Our Head Gasket sets are already renowned for being the most comprehensive in the marketplace.
BGA were one of the first to market with Crankshaft pulley kits, which now contain the stretch bolts which should always be replaced. Our sump pan kits which include the gaskets or silicone, depending on the application. BGA are leading the market with their pioneering and comprehensive range of Timing Chain Kits which now cover more than 450 part numbers and 6000 applications.
After extensive market research and working with our customers a need was identified for several new product sectors. These Include Transmission and CV joints, as well as Power Steering Pumps, covering more than 1,200 references and more than 20,000 applications.
Looking into the future with BG Automotive there are two focus areas for product development: Creating new product lines that fit in line with BG Automotive’s expertise within ‘Engines’ to expand the total parts offering and secondly: the developments of new parts to add to the already vast array of existing product lines, which BGA call ‘New to Range’.
BG Automotive’s expertise within ‘Engines’ and constant market evaluation means we are always bringing new solutions to our customers with new and unique reference added every month.
In 2017 BGA launched more than 1,800 new part numbers.
As well as being an OEM supplier to the likes of Jaguar Land Rover and Caterpillar, the group also supplies rail and aerospace, white goods and domestic appliances, oil and gas, agriculture and electronics industries.
Today the parent 4BG Group is one of the largest privately owned manufacturers in its sector – a remarkable achievement for a company that started as British Gaskets back in 1929 in the east of London.