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The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation

BGA joins the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF)

Date: Monday 12 February 2024

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) is excited to announce BGA as its latest member.

BGA’s OEM Group supplies ‘on the road’ and ‘under the bonnet’ parts and components for Bentley, Jaguar Land Rover, Nissan, GM, BMW, Ford, Honda to name a few, and has even ventured into the Aerospace sector manufacturing Seals for the recently launched Solar Orbiter which will withstand temperatures of up to 520°C while it is within almost a quarter of the Earths distance from the sun. A true testament to quality within the Group with strict, regulated, quality management processes. [ISO9001:2015, IATF 16949, VDA Approved, Block Exemption Regulation].

All product testing is carried out in their Wiltshire based Research and Development centre, which contains all sorts of bespoke testing rigs to ensure the quality of each product meets or surpasses the Original Sample.

As BGA continues to grow, the company is reinvesting profits into the business. This includes ensuring readily available stock for immediate repairs, expanding warehouse storage to fulfil demand, major technology advances across the business, and most importantly, maintaining and growing a strong workforce with over 1,000 staff members across the Group.

BGA excels as a comprehensive solution for garages across the nation, providing an extensive range of OE-quality products. Our offerings include Timing Chain/Belt Kits, Camshafts, Lifters, Valves, Steering & Suspension components, Transmission parts, Gaskets, Bolts & Silicone, Water Pumps, Thermostats, Oil Pumps, Sump Pans & Oil Control Valves, Damper Pulleys, Oil Coolers, Rocker Covers & Inlet Manifolds, Drive Belts & Components. This wide array ensures that BGA meets all your vehicle maintenance and repair needs with unparalleled quality and reliability.

Headquartered in Swindon, Wiltshire, BGA prides itself on maintaining an impressive 95% availability rate. This ensures wholesalers and retail outlets have swift and reliable access to premium quality parts to meet the strong demand from garages across the nation.

Tom Wilderspin, Commercial Manager at BGA welcomes all IAAF members to talk to us regarding business partnerships. All BGA customers have access to live cataloguing containing availability, pricing, and offers the ability to order within a few clicks.

Mark Field, chief executive of IAAF, comments: “We’re delighted to welcome BGA to the federation. Its expertise and reputation in the industry makes the brand a valuable ally in our mission to support, unite and evolve the independent automotive aftermarket.

Members of the IAAF, including BGA, enjoy exclusive access to essential resources such as weekly eBulletins, updates on industry news, and insights into IAAF's lobbying efforts to protect and promote the automotive aftermarket sector.

For more information on how to join the IAAF, please visit