A match made in 4WD aftermarket heaven.
ONE of Australia’s high-profile four-wheel-drive component specialists, TJM Products, has been sold to Aeroklas Australia. This includes TJM operations in the US and China for product sourcing and manufacturing.
Founded in 1973, TJM Products Pty Ltd is the first company in Australia to manufacture and distribute quality 4WD products and accessories and is now one of the leading players in the Australian market and has the highest number of branded distributors, totalling 58 independently owned across Australia. TJM Products Pty Ltd is a major manufacturer, distributor, reseller and marketer of automotive aftermarket and OEM accessories including bullbars, nudge bars, winches, compressors, snorkels, suspensions, differential locks and other 4WD products. TJM Pty Ltd Head office operations will continue to be conducted from the existing facilities located in Geebung, Qld where they also carry out research and development and small-scale manufacturing.
Aeroklas Australia, a portfolio company of Eastern Polymer Group, is a major product distributor, reseller and marketer of Aeroklas canopies, bed liners, hard lids, utility box and other pickup vehicle accessories with very strong brand recognition in Australia.
Mrs. Sally (Supawadee Vitoorapakorn) Director of Aeroklas Australia Pty Ltd commented: “We are very excited and at the same time we very much welcome the TJM management to the Aeroklas family, including its staff and all the independently owned businesses and dealers who proudly wear on their sleeves the TJM brand throughout Australia.
Furthermore, the acquisition of TJM by Aeroklas Australia is a game changer for the Automotive industry – the Aeroklas philosophy is “One Team - One Concept.”
Mr. Pawat Vitoorapakorn, CEO of EPG Public Co Ltd, said: “With the addition of TJM Products, Aeroklas will enhance its standing as the broadest product line manufacturer and reseller of aftermarket and OEM automotive accessories in the global market and will continue to enhance its offerings in each category. We are excited to work with TJM headed by Sally and Stephen O’Brien, TJM General Manager, to continue to grow the business.”
Mr. Ekawat Vitoorapakorn, Director of Aeroklas Co Ltd, added: “This acquisition is Aeroklas Australia's first major acquisition since establishing itself in Australia in 2011, and significantly strengthens Aeroklas Australia's geographic presence and unmatched range of product offering in the automotive aftermarket and OEM accessories market. We are excited to continue leveraging the strength of both brands and distribution capabilities to ensure Aeroklas and TJM products reach the broadest audience possible. In addition TJM will also add to our OEM offering.”
TJM Products General Manager, Mr Stephen O’Brien said he welcomed the purchase by Aeroklas. He said TJM employees and its distributors would benefit from the expertise and capabilities of Aeroklas. “They are in the same business as TJM, already have a presence in Australia and understand the market,” he said. “Aeroklas is a very supportive company.”
We are very excited about the many new opportunities and synergies this new partnership represents for both TJM Products and for Aeroklas. The strong TJM brand and products will compliment Aeroklas Australia's existing accessories and at the same time the Aeroklas brand and products will strengthen the TJM product line.
As passionate 4WD people, the TJM team is buzzing with excitement as the possibilities and potential for both companies become clearer due to this acquisition.
Mr O’Brien strongly supports the commitment by Aeroklas management that: “Together we will grow the business with passion, drive and determination with the goal to be the number one in the 4WD Automotive Accessories Industry.”
TJM Pty Ltd ABN 56 009 887 325 Phone: (07) 3865 9999 Address: 150 Robinson Road Geebung, Brisbane, QLD 4034, Australia: Email: email@example.com Fax: (07) 3865 9991 www.tjm.com.au – www.facebook.com/tjm4x4
Aeroklas Australia Pty. Ltd ABN 66 149 775 628 Phone: 03 8339 0201 – Address: 1831-1833 Sydney Rd, Campbellfield, VIC, 3061, Australia Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: 03 8339 0425 Web: www.aeroklas.com.au – www.facebook.com/AeroklasAustralia