BCA acquires majority stake in alloy wheel refurbisher
acquired 75% of Supreme Wheels Direct, a specialist in alloy wheel
refurbishment, for an undisclosed sum.
launched in 2010 and is based in Milton Keynes. Over the past seven years, it
has invested heavily in both research and development and the facilities
required to refurbish large volumes of alloy wheels.
acquisition allows BCA and Supreme to work closely together to increase
efficiencies between their operations and to service the growing demand for the
refurbishment of alloy wheels, both for vehicles processed through BCA’s
Services division and for vehicles handled through BCA’s remarketing centres
handles 200 wheels per day and through a distribution network can collect,
process and deliver refurbished wheels with a very quick turnaround.
Palmer-Baunack, executive chairman of BCA, said: “The acquisition of Supreme
represents an important investment in technical expertise that allows us to
control the quality and effectiveness of the refurbishment of vehicles under
Every step of
the process is done in-house, from cleaning through to coating, including
superior paint jobs and diamond cutting. Each wheel leaves the workshop
structurally sound and fully certified.
employs 45 staff and over the last 12 months refurbished some 50,000 wheels.
The company will operate in the BCA Vehicle Services division.