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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 the UK. GEMCO has the ability to provide a one-stop shop solution including all preparation works and aftersales services.


GEMCO’s extensive product portfolio includes; MOT Bays, Wheel Balancers and Tyre Changers, Two Post Lifts, In-ground Lifts, Four Post Lifts, Workshop FurnitureBrake Testers, Compressors, Oil Equipment and so much more. GEMCO has a sales force that covers all of the UK, with 100’s of years worth of experience of garage equipment between them, you are only a phone call away from receiving the best service and expertise within the Garage Equipment industry. In addition, GEMCO benefits from an inhouse CAD drawing & design team who can work with any sized workshop and ensure that you utilise the space effectively and fit in the workshop equipment you need for your customers.

GEMCO Construction

Our construction division support customers by providing a unique technical service ranging from advice to on-site contract works. From conception to completion, GEMCO will help you implement your workshop project using our construction and engineering knowledge, expertise and experience. GEMCO is a sustainable business with over 9000 live customer accounts, serviced by us in over 12,000 UK customer locations.

GEMCO Service

GEMCO Service are the UK’s Largest Garage Equipment Workshop Service & Spares Provider. With the quality services GEMCO provide, GEMCO are authorised service repair agents for market leading brands such as AUTOPSTENHOJ, Bradbury, Dunlop, Sherpa and many more – GEMCO’s reputation is second to none!  Regardless of the size of your business, GEMCO can give you the best service for your workshop whether it be for installation, inspection, maintenance, breakdown repairs or calibrations.

GEMCO have more engineers than any one else in the garage equipment industry meaning that GEMCO can get to you quicker.  Insurance inspections of vehicle lifts and pressure system examinations are also available.


GEMCO Brand Focus!

GEMCO has an extensive brand portfolio which features some of the leading brands in the garage equipment market including; Somers, Bradbury, Dura, Sherpa, Dunlop, and the newly merged AutopStenhøj (formerly Autop and Stenhoj). 

GEMCO’s multiple brand and pricing structure means that you can be sure to find a brand that meets your garage equipment needs and budget. 


Dunlop Garage Equipment – Budget tier brand

The Dunlop Garage Equipment brand is best known for its wheel and tyre care equipment, featuring Tyre Changers, Wheel Balancers and Wheel Alignment.

A best seller within the Dunlop tyre changer range is the Dunlop DTM285HD Fully Automatic Tyre Machine, which is designed for high usage and features a dual speed turntable and an alloy protection cover for the turntable. This machine can be fitted with an assist arm to aid the user when changing low profile and run flat tyres (ART390 optional extra). Contact GEMCO today for exclusive deals on tyre changer and wheel balancer packages.

Although the Dunlop brand is GEMCO’s budget line, quality is at the forefront of the product range.

In terms of two post lifts the DL240 is a popular choice with GEMCO’s customers. The Dunlop DL240 4 tonne two post lift comes as standard with a strong, supportive H-type baseframe (ideal for slightly uneven floors).This two post lift is electro-hydraulically operated and is available in single or three phase at no extra cost. The locks are automatically engaged and disengaged using solenoids (no manual releases). This two post lift comes as standard with 3 stage arms on the front and two stage arms on the rear. This DL240 two post lift is on sale at just £1,999 + VAT delivered and installed (full terms and conditions can be found on

All Dunlop Garage Equipment includes a 1 year warranty and free 1 year maintenance contract (subject to terms and conditions). 

To view the full Dunlop product range visit:

Bradbury – Mid tier brand

Bradbury is one of the longest running and most recognised garage equipment brands on the market, celebrating its 120th anniversary in 2016. With a wealth of experience and heritage under its belt. Today Bradbury focuses on products aimed at the car market, covering everything from two-post lifts, scissor lifts and four-post lifts through to ATL bays, brake testers, gas and smoke, wheel care and tyre equipment.

In spite of its long heritage, Bradbury’s commitment to providing top quality products to car workshops has never wavered. It’s this dedication and expertise that will ensure the company is still serving the needs of the automotive workshop for many more years to come. 

Lifting equipment has always been at the heart of the Bradbury brand, however in more recent years complete ATL packages have become increasingly popular. Today Bradbury offers the most extensive range of Class 4 and Class 7 ATL packages on the market, all of which include the option to add a Gas and Smoke Unit at a discounted price, all Bradbury ATL packages and gas and smoke units include a 3 year warranty (Subject to terms and conditions).

 All other Bradbury Garage Equipment includes a 2 year warranty and free 1 year maintenance contract (subject to terms and conditions).

To view the full Bradbury product range visit: 

AutopStenhoj – Top tier brand

GEMCO has sold Autop and Stenhøj products for decades now and are the exlusive agents in the UK. 2016 is an exiting time for both brands as they have merged into one brand; ‘AutopStenhoj’ Autop is one of the leading manufacturers of hydraulic in-ground vehicle lifts and Stenhøj is known throughout the world as a leading manufacturer of surface mounted lifts, air compressors and hydraulic presses. With more than 480,000 workshop equipment products worldwide that have been in use for decades, the two strong brands have proven their quality, reliability and longevity. The extensive car product range includes a wide range of; Two Post Lifts, In – ground Lifts, Scissor Lifts and Four Post Lifts. 

The Autopstenhoj promise is : Premium products, Premium technology, and Premium service.

The AutopStenhoj brand has an extensive range of manufacturer approved lifts including; VW Group, BMW, Volvo, Mercedes and Ford to name a few. These lifts can be found in the likes of Jaguar Land Rover and Audi dealerships across the country. 

 To view a recent Autopstenhoj Audi Poole installation gallery visit:

To view the full AutopStenhoj product range visit

Sherpa – Brake Testers – Top tier brand

Sherpa is GEMCO’s premium brake tester brand, all built in Germany. Robust design and engineering is at the forefront of the Sherpa brand proposition.

As standard Class 4 & 7 Sherpa brake testers include the following features and benefits;

  • Tablet with rugged case supplied as standard for operation
  • 50m range
  • Single bed system easily retrofitted into your existing recess
  • Can be linked to emission analyser or separate PC/Trolley available
  • Manual and automatic test procedures
  • Galvanised sub frames for simplified installation
  • Galvanised roller cover plated as standard
  • Fully galvanised roller beds with unique roller surface
  • Easy exit traction drive out system (patent pending)
  • Motorcycle upgrade available

With a range of size options, ATL packages and  finance deals available you are sure to find a brake tester that meets your needs.

Visit to view the full range of Sherpa brake testers.

 GEMCO offers a range of other top quality brands including; DURA workshop furniture, HPC compressors, AC Hydraulic hydraulic presses, and more! For further information Visit or call GEMCO Sales on 01604 828600 today.

For exclusive offers, site galleries, and news follow GEMCO on Facebook: GEMCOSales&Service and Twitter @GEMCOEquipment

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