Sogefi wins prestigious award ahead of Auto Trade EXPO

Sogefi, the filtration specialists, which will be exhibiting at the Auto Trade EXPO, at Citywest Exhibition Centre in Dublin, October 17-18 has won an award in the “premium marketing” category at the second Groupauto Italia Strategic Supplier Meeting held in Rome in late September. This is the first time the major autoparts buyer group has given awards to its supplier partners.

Groupauto Italia award ceremony (from left to right): Daniela Ratclif, Groupauto Italia, Management Secretary; Gianluca Canonico, Groupauto Italia, Member of the Board; Fabio Pellegrini, Sogefi Aftermarket Sales Manager Italy; Luigi Di Maggio, Groupauto Italia, Member of the Board; Riccardo Califano, Groupauto Italia Member of the Board; Domenico De Vivo, President Groupauto Italia

Groupauto Italia award ceremony (from left to right): Daniela Ratclif, Groupauto Italia, Management Secretary; Gianluca Canonico, Groupauto Italia, Member of the Board; Fabio Pellegrini, Sogefi Aftermarket Sales Manager Italy; Luigi Di Maggio, Groupauto Italia, Member of the Board; Riccardo Califano, Groupauto Italia Member of the Board; Domenico De Vivo, President Groupauto Italia

In presenting the award, Groupauto Italia said Sogefi Aftermarket had shown a remarkable understanding of the competitive dynamics of the market and had delivered excellent solutions in respect of products, prices and communication policies.

Accepting the award on behalf of Sogefi, Fabio Pellegrini, Sales Manager Aftermarket for Italy, expressed the filter maker’s thanks to Groupauto Italia and said: “This valuable recognition reflects the mutual respect and trust built up over many years which has led to such a successful partnership. As well as being an appreciation of the work done over the past years, the award provides strong motivation for Sogefi to continue investing in innovative solutions for the market.”

The awards, made in four categories, were decided on the basis of votes by Groupauto Italia’s
33 associate members. For over 40 years Groupauto Italia has been a leading buying group involved in the distribution of spare parts and equipment to garages and motor factors throughout the country.
Sogefi is a preferred supplier to all the major international buying groups with all its Aftermarket brands Purflux, Fram®, CoopersFiaam and Tecnocar. It is a Groupauto partner in France, the UK & Ireland, Spain, Russia, the Netherlands, Turkey, Belgium, Austria, as well as in Italy.