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GEMCO’s pre-fabricated pit range (Transport Operator Article – April 2017).

Workshop equipment provider Gemco designs and manufactures pre-fabricated steel pits for both workshop service and test lane (DVSA ATF specification) applications. “The manufacturing process is carried out at our Mansfield manufacturing plant and each pit undergoes stringent quality checks and is certified before delivery,” said Gemco. “Because we are a manufacturer, we have the ability to [...]

March 29th, 2017||0 Comments

AUTOPSTENHOJ launch new range of electro-hydraulic two post lifts

AUTOPSTENHOJ have launched their new MAGNAT range of electro-hydraulically operated two post vehicle lifts! Available with a choice of two different lifting capacities of 3.5 & 4 tonnes, the MAGNAT range has several advantages : Suitable for lifting small passenger cars up to T6 Vans Low pad clearance  height of just [...]

March 28th, 2017||0 Comments

Exciting times for the Stenhoj Group lifting the level!

Expanding into Australia! The STENHØJ GROUP, which is celebrating its 100th Anniversarythis year,is pleased to announce that they have set up a new company in Sydney, Australia.STENHOJ Pty Ltd, with offices and warehouse in both Sydney and Adelaide,will now be able to offer products and services to the local Australian market and further afield to [...]

March 7th, 2017||0 Comments

STENHØJ Celebrates 100 Years

STENHØJ has been lifting the automotive industry for a century now! This year, the STENHØJ group is celebrating its 100th anniversary! For a century now, STENHØJ has been a significant part of the automotive industry delivering premium quality products all over the globe. Innovation, adaptability, initiative and most of all, a desire to build [...]

March 3rd, 2017||0 Comments

Workshop Magazine (GEMCO Article – Jan 2017).

You’re sure of an uplifting experience plus much more with GEMCO. The workshop world is fast moving and technologies quickly develop, but none so much as the workshop set up itself. As cars move on and the requirements of a garage become more demanding, having the right facilities can make all the difference.   [...]

January 13th, 2017||0 Comments

Exhibitions In 2017

GEMCO are once again exhibiting at this years Commercial Vehicle Show. With our biggest stand to date, don't forget to stop by the NEC and visit us in Hall 4 Stand E40 For all your ATF equipment needs be sure to visit the experts. Big Brands on stand this year include, Sherpa, Samoa, Autopstenhoj, Bradbury, [...]

January 12th, 2017||0 Comments

Tyre Trade News (Lifting Equipment Article – Feb 2017)

GEMCO - Experts in Lifting Equipment. For over 30 years GEMCO has been a key player within the garage equipment industry, priding themselves as the UK’s number one. Lifting Equipment remains at the forefront of GEMCO’s product proposition. GEMCO offer a wide range of market leading brands and an extensive product range featuring: Two Post [...]

January 11th, 2017||0 Comments

Scots Auto Scene (Article – Jan 2017)

GEMCO - Covering All Your Garage Equipment Needs! GEMCO are the UK market leaders for the supply, delivery, installation, training, calibration and maintenance of garage equipment. As part of the Stenhøj group of companies, GEMCO is committed to providing top quality garage equipment products and services to car and commercial vehicle workshops and dealerships throughout [...]

December 21st, 2016||0 Comments

GEMCO help Unipart Autoparts raise £25,570 for BEN!

The team at GEMCO are pleased to announce that the Unipart Autoparts TTC British Touring Car Clone successfully completed it's run to Maranello and back, carrying the GEMCO brand for BEN Automotive Industry Charity. Unipart Autoparts TTC had campaigned their British Touring Car Clone around the UK for the two months leading up to the [...]

October 14th, 2016||0 Comments

GEMCO launches Somers lifting range

Garage equipment specialists GEMCO have recently announced the launch of a range of vehicle lifts under the Somers brand, which is now available to purchase from the company and its network of distributors. The range includes mobile columns, fixed lifts and associated accessories, including axle stands and transmission jacks. GEMCO, which had brand exclusivity over [...]

August 9th, 2016||0 Comments

GEMCO at Mechanex Sandown Park 2016

GEMCO will once again be at this year’s Mechanex exhibition at Sandown Park, Esher, Surrey (Tuesday 8th and Wednesday 9th November 2016) Come and visit GEMCO on stand D10 Mechanex is the largest independent aftermarket trade show in the UK. The show features; Market leading tools, equipment, diagnostics and technical information all under one roof. [...]

August 8th, 2016||0 Comments

GEMCO at Euro Bus Expo 2016

Leading Workshop equipment supplier GEMCO is proud to be exhibiting at Euro Bus Expo 2016, at The NEC, Birmingham (1 - 3 November 2016). Come and visit GEMCO in Hall 5 – stand C13 With exhibitors representing every link of the supply chain, Euro Bus Expo 2016 is the premier showcase for the bus and [...]

August 8th, 2016||0 Comments

An air con offering you can’t refuse!

Considering the statistics, the ability to service heating and air conditioning systems is an offering you can't refuse. 'Around 90% of your customers have air-conditioning fitted to their cars, therefore you already have an existing customer base for your air con business' explains GEMCO's  ‘Andy Craddock. ' If you cannot repair their air conditioning they [...]

August 5th, 2016||0 Comments

Wheel & Tyre Equipment from GEMCO for both Car and Commercial Workshops

For over 3 decades market leaders GEMCO have been supplying high quality tyre equipment for both Car and Commercial Workshops across the UK. As the exclusive worldwide agents for Dunlop Garage Equipment and Bradbury Equipment. GEMCO can offer a machine suitable for any type of wheel/tyre. All wheel balancers can be calibrated and maintained by GEMCO’s team [...]

August 3rd, 2016||0 Comments

Can a commercial brake tester pay for itself?

How much are you paying per axle?How many vehicles do you have? What about the vehicle wear? And your driver’s time? Rising fuel costs? Could you benefit from your very own commercial brake tester? KOMPAKT 15 Model from SHERPA • GEA/DVSA ATF Approved• 15 Tonne Axle Test Weight • PC & Tablet included • 3 [...]

July 21st, 2016||0 Comments

Have you seen our latest workshop installation for Audi?

GEMCO have just completed a vehicle workshop for Audi based in Poole. This new state of the art workshop facility features approved workshop equipment and furniture which complements the  prestigious corporate identity of this main dealer. The comprehensive range of equipment featured in this workshop include : Multiple service bays featuring AUTOPSTENHOJ masterlift series Approved ATL [...]

July 18th, 2016||0 Comments

Celebrating 120 Years Of Bradbury

When Joseph Bradbury first started making equipment for local bicycle manufacturers, little did he know that some 120 years later his company would still be a thriving entity. Bradbury Equipment has a long history within the automotive industry, with the first four-post Bradbury lift – the 2.5 tonne Vilver – built in 1948/49. In 1954, [...]

July 8th, 2016||0 Comments

GEMCO Apprentice shortlisted for National Award!

Local Apprentice shortlisted for National Award Ryan Metcalfe who works in the Accounts Department at market-leading workshop equipment supplier GEMCO recently made the shortlist for the AAT Apprentice of the Year at the awarding body’s national training awards. Ryan was nominated by his training provider at Starting Off for his dedication to his studies and [...]

July 5th, 2016||0 Comments

Autoinsider Live! 2016 Sandown Park

Autoinsider Live! 2016 Sandown Park GEMCO will be showcasing the Bradbury range at Autoinsider Live! 2016 at Sandown Park, Surrey on Wednesday 29th June 2016 (11am – 7pm). As one of the leading suppliers of workshop and MOT/ATL Equipment in the UK, Bradbury is renowned for their innovative design and product longevity. Bradbury have an [...]

June 21st, 2016||0 Comments

GEMCO launch Bradbury Air Con Machine Promotion

GEMCO have just launched a new offer on the Bradbury range of air conditioning machines! Two models are available on the promotion : BACP202 - Fully automatic unit suitable for R134a refrigerant gas BACP222YF - Fully automatic unit suitable for R1234YF refrigerant gas View the offer here - Bradbury Air Con Offer

June 16th, 2016||0 Comments

GEMCO expand Somers CV Lift product range

GEMCO are pleased to announce that a new range of Somers fixed commercial vehicle lifts have been added to our ever-expanding range of CV lifts. The Somers Vega series of parallelogram commercial vehicle lifts are now available with some impressive lifting capacities and platform lengths! Six models are available to choose from as follows : Somers [...]

May 25th, 2016||0 Comments

Stenhøj and Autop to merge into one brand

The well-known, market-leading Stenhøj and Autop brands of workshop equipment will merge on July 1st 2016! The Danish based Stenhøj Group have decided to merge their two brands into one common brand - AutopStenhoj. Autop is one of the leading manufacturers of hydraulic in-ground vehicle lifts and Stenhøj is known throughout the world as a [...]

May 17th, 2016||0 Comments

GEMCO at Automechanika UK 2016

13.04.2016 Leading Workshop equipment supplier GEMCO is proud to be exhibiting at the very first Automechanika Birmingham show, at The NEC, Birmingham (7 – 9 June 2016). Come and visit GEMCO in Hall 9 - stand C21. GEMCO will be exclusively presenting products on the Workshop of the Future Stand which is located in Hall [...]

April 13th, 2016||0 Comments

Somers lifts now available from GEMCO

04/04/2016 Gemco are now agents for Somers Vehicle Lifts and associated lifting equipment! GEMCO are pleased to announce that they have signed an agreement today to distribute and provide after-sales services for Somers vehicle lifts. The Somers brand, most famous for mobile column lifts and associated equipment, can be seen in many commercial vehicle service [...]

April 4th, 2016||0 Comments

GEMCO now offer 0%’ Finance offers on in-ground Sherpa Commercial Vehicle Roller Brake Testers!

SHERPA TWIN OFFER 0%' Finance ATF Approved 18 tonne axle test weight 3 Year warranty* Full specifications for this model - here SHERPA KOMPAKT OFFER 0%' Finance ATF Approved 15 tonne axle test weight 3 Year warranty* Full specifications for this model - here 'Finance subject to VAT & [...]

March 23rd, 2016||0 Comments

Autoinsider Live!

GEMCO will be showcasing the Bradbury range at Autoinsider Live! at Elland Road, Leeds on Thursday 17th March (11am – 7pm). As one of the leading suppliers of workshop and MOT/ATL Equipment in the UK, Bradbury is renowned for their innovative design and product longevity. Bradbury have an established reputation as being a market leading [...]

March 11th, 2016||0 Comments

GEMCO at the 2016 CV Show!

Press Release 10/02/2016 CV SHOW 2016 - VISIT GEMCO ON STAND 4E40 Leading Workshop equipment supplier GEMCO will once again be at this year’s CV Show exhibiting its extensive range of products and services on its largest stand to date! As one of the leading suppliers to the Commercial Vehicle market, GEMCO have a large [...]

February 10th, 2016||0 Comments

GEMCO- Exhibitions Calendar 2016

GEMCO will be exhibiting at a number of exhibitions in 2016, please add the below dates to your calendar and register for tickets; CV Show 26th - 28th April 2016 - NEC Birmingham - Stand No. 4E40 Register for free tickets here: CV Show 2016 Ticket Registration Automechanika UK 7th - 9th June 2016 - NEC [...]

January 18th, 2016||0 Comments

Brake Testing Tips from GEMCO

When it comes to brake testing, different site conditions can produce different results. There are a variety of factors that should be taken into account – both when preparing vehicles for test, and during the test itself. Some key points to consider include: Wheels making contact with standing water prior to entry onto the brake [...]

November 17th, 2015||0 Comments

GEMCO at Mechanex Sandown Park 2015

GEMCO will once again be at this year's Mechanex exhibition at Sandown Park.  Mechanex is the largest independent aftermarket trade show in the UK. We will be launching an exclusive new Stenhoj Two Post Lift at the show and many more products will also be on display. GEMCO Stand Number : D8 Dates : 10th [...]

November 3rd, 2015||0 Comments

Quality Heavy-Duty Danish DUNLOP Mobile Column Lifts now in stock!

New from Dunlop Garage Equipment are the DMCP75 Mobile Column Lifts for buses and trucks! As standard with a 5year screw and nut warranty (subject to maintenance). Flexible leasing packages available to suit any budget. For more information on these lifts please click here

February 12th, 2015||0 Comments

Do you offer wheel alignment to your customers?

Four wheel laser alignment is a cost effective way of adding an additional revenue stream to your garage!

November 14th, 2014||0 Comments

MOT Bays now with a 3 year warranty*

Thinking of investing in a MOT testing facility? Or are you renewing your existing MOT bay? Buy from GEMCO and get total peace of mind with a 3 year parts & labour warranty* *when you take out a 3 year service contract

May 28th, 2014||0 Comments

GEMCO complete VOSA ATF Test Lane for Volvo Truck & Bus

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May 16th, 2014||0 Comments

GEMCO Sales & Service at the Blue & Amber Light Fleet Exhibition 2014!

GEMCO will be exhibiting at this year's Blue & Amber Light Fleet exhibition. We look forward to seeing you there - stand number 102 in Hall 2. For more information about the show, please visit

May 8th, 2014||0 Comments

New DUNLOP Professional air conditioning machine – Get ready for the summer!

GEMCO are pleased to introduce the all new, fully automatic Dunlop air con machine. Click here for full details!  

March 19th, 2014||0 Comments

GEMCO sponsor Bilton School in National GreenPower Racing Final

Bilton School makes the Top Thirty! Glorious Goodwood Motor Racing Circuit was unfortunately blanketed in rain for the whole day of the National GreenPower Racing Final Sunday 13th October. Bilton School, for the first time, had joined the exclusive club of schools getting two cars to qualify for the National Final, for which qualifying distances [...]

February 11th, 2014||0 Comments

GEMCO Service achieve IMI Awards Approved Assesment Centre Status

For full details visit the IMI Awards website

October 29th, 2013||0 Comments

Dunlop garage equipment team in Paris!

Dunlop Garage Equipment, part of GEMCO Equipment Ltd, will be at the equipauto exhibition in Paris next week!! Full details of the show available from the official show website -  We look forward to seeing you there! Our stand number is L144 and we are in Hall 5!

October 11th, 2013||0 Comments

GEMCO at the Coach & Bus Live 2013

GEMCO will once again be at the Coach & Bus Live 2013 at the NEC in Birmingham. The show will open its doors to visitors on the 2nd & 3rd October 2013 between 0930 and 1700 hrs. We will be on stand number M162 and look forward to welcoming you on our stand.  Full details of [...]

September 23rd, 2013||0 Comments

GEMCO to attend the first ever Garage Expo show!

GEMCO will be at this year's Garage Expo show 2013. Full details of the show are available on the official show website - We would be delighted to see you in Telford on our stand number is OS2.  

August 19th, 2013||0 Comments

Nearly 4 decades on!

Pictured here is one of our engineers, Brian Reid, decommissioning and packing up a lift in Glasgow which he originally installed 36 years ago in 1977!

July 24th, 2013||0 Comments

GEMCO acquire manufacturing rights for precision point products.

Click here to view the press release.

July 10th, 2013||0 Comments

Complete range of Bosch Diagnostic tools now available from GEMCO

Click here to view the BOSCH KTS range which is now available from GEMCO!

May 22nd, 2013||0 Comments

GEMCO form garage equipment construction division

Please click here to download press release

April 22nd, 2013||0 Comments

GEMCO receive glowing reference from Caffyns

Please click here to view the reference received from Caffyns. Are you looking for a company that can handle an entire workshop fitout or refurbishment? Click here to view our work.  

April 16th, 2013||0 Comments

GEMCO at the CV Show 2013 – Stand E20!

GEMCO will once again be attending the CV Show this year at the NEC in Birmingham. We have some exciting new exhibits on the stand this year including : New Stenhøj 8t Mobile Column Lifts In-ground 6.5t autop Big Lift 25 tonne Istobal-Velyen Commercial Vehicle Lift Purpose Built BM Autoteknik BM14200 display unit Prefabricated Everquip [...]

February 13th, 2013||0 Comments

300th VOSA ATF Test Lane installed

VOSA has announced the opening of the 300th VOSA ATF Test Lane (Authorised Testing Facility). Stuarts Truck & Bus in Plymouth was presented with a certificate to celebrate the fact that their site was in fact the 300th ATF Lane to open. The first ATF Lane opened in January 2010, which means 300 ATF's have [...]

January 17th, 2013||0 Comments

NEW Litecheck4 MOT & ATF headlamp aligners now approved!

The new range of Litechecks available from GEMCO have now been approved. From early next year, three new models will be available : LITECHECK4 - MOT headlamp aligner which comes with 3m of rails LITECHECK4DL - MOT headlamp aligner which comes with 3m of rails and double laser (one to replace mirror and one in [...]

November 28th, 2012||0 Comments

PLA25 Headlight Tester now MOT Approved!

GEMCO are delighted to announce an exciting new development in electronic MOT Headlight Testing. LET Automotive, manufacturers of the well known, Luminoscope PLA headlight testers and already well established in ATF Test Lanes, have gained approval for the PLA25AL for use in MOT Stations for both class 4 & 7 testing purposes. Unlike the commercial [...]

November 1st, 2012||0 Comments

GEMCO at the Euro Bus exhibition in November

GEMCO will be at this year's Euro Bus Expo 2012 with some great products on offer! Come and see us on stand B71 in Hall 5 at the NEC Birmingham (6th - 8th November 2012) You can pre-register to attend the show by clicking here See the latest show preview by clicking here   FREE MASTER [...]

October 24th, 2012||0 Comments

GEMCO Win UK Customer Experience Award 2012

Gemco Service, the market leader in providing technical facilities services to the Automotive sector, has won the prestigious UK Customer Experience Award for Facilities Management & Utilities for 2012. Gemco Service has been recognised as an outstanding leader among service organisations who place the developing a fantastic “Customer experience” at the forefront of their business strategy, providing a superb National Service centre with strategically located expert engineers across the UK – focused on delivering “National coverage with a Local touch”.

October 3rd, 2012||0 Comments

HRH Princess Benedikte of Denmark visits GEMCO Stand

The visit started with a trip through the town’s past with a visit to the world famous shoe collection at the Northampton Museum and Art Gallery. At the reception HRH Princess Benedikte was shown her great-great-grandmother, Queen Victoria’s wedding shoes. The Princess donated a pair of her own Chanel shoes to the collection before moving on to the Guildhall. […]

August 7th, 2012||0 Comments

GEMCO are finalists for the 2012 Customer Experience Award

GEMCO are finalists for this year's Customer Experience Award 2012.

July 10th, 2012||0 Comments