Pearl Automotive, established in 1972, is delighted to have reached a significant milestone, with the company enjoying its 40th anniversary.

Pearl Automotive is renowned for its brands such as Wot-Nots, High Tech Parts and Pearl Consumables, all of which can be found on the shelves of customers across the UK.

Pearl Automotive has over 7,000 lines available, all of which are stored at their warehouse in Benfleet Essex, where Pearl has been located for over 27 years.

During 2007, the MBO team of Steve Catling, Robin Etherington and Peter Ground took full control of the company.

Steve Catling, managing director at Pearl Automotive said: “We have come a long way since 2007. We now have over 30,000 square feet here in Benfleet, however we are starting to outgrow the building so we will certainly be researching new facilities at some point in the near future. I’m delighted that we are celebrating our fortieth anniversary, which is no mean achievement. We’ve set our goals high this year and moving forward I know the team we have here is more than up for the challenge.”

At the outset of its forty-year anniversary, Pearl Automotive has sprung a few changes within the company.

Pearl has recently announced the arrival of new and experienced names to augment its sales team, as well as the introduction of new modernised catalogues to meet the changing needs of the Aftermarket.

Pearl’ success in the past has come from investing in future facilities and technology, which ensures all customers have the ability to check stock availability, place orders and track their deliveries electronically.

Pearl Automotive is looking forward to celebrating many further milestones in the years to come and will ensure that the foundations are in place to do so.

Editors notes:

  • Pearl Automotive was founded in 1972, recently celebrating its 40th anniversary.
  • Pearl has been at its current location in Benfleet Essex for 27 years.
  • Pearl Automotive is renowned for its brands such as Wot-Nots, High Tech Parts and Pearl Consumables.

For more information about Pearl Automotive please visit or follow the company on Twitter: @PearlAuto.

Picture1: From left to right: customer services director Peter Ground, managing director Steve Catling and finance director Robin Etherington.

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