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About

Bremsen Technik Group is one of the leading European suppliers of automotive brake friction and related components. We are passionate about solving our customers’ problems and we have the technology, knowledge and experience to do it.

Founded in 2001, the privately owned business was established as the UK technical and distribution partner of the former company Bremsen Technik GmbH, a specialist friction material manufacturer with a key focus on motorsport braking products. Since then the businesses has grown exponentially to encompass all categories of automotive braking. We have a strong emphasis on innovation, product development and meeting customer requirements, and this has been a driving force as the Group has increased in size and capability in the last two decades. 

As a Group of businesses, we provide bespoke supply solutions for a range of automotive parts, with a focus on friction materials and related products.

This includes: 

  • Vehicle manufacturers (OEM/OES/Aftermarket) 
  • System manufacturers (OES/Aftermarket) 

  • Best in class National and Regional wholesale distributors 
  • World class friction material manufacturers 

Our values

Making a difference

Everything we do as a Group revolves around the satisfaction of our customer.

From the provision of high quality parts to the assembly and testing of our products, we go the extra mile in making sure our customers achieve their goals.

Best interest first 

Our decisions as a business are based on what will guarantee the best interests for all and not purely self-interests. 

Mutual respect 

We encourage everyone working in our businesses to follow this golden rule when working with colleagues and customers whatever the circumstances. We treat others as we would wish to be treated. 

Maintain Integrity 

As one team, we pride ourselves on our integrity and speak up when it is challenged. We learn from our mistakes and remain open and transparent so that we can improve together. 

Nurture success 

We nurture success across the Group by engaging with our staff, recognising their contribution and developing their potential.  This allows us to attract and retain the best possible people and meet the needs of our growing business. 

What can we do?

With our manufacturing and distribution centres in Europe and Asia we offer bespoke and tailored solutions for our extensive product range, whether it is for commercial vehicles, passenger cars or motorsports.  

Specialising in high-inertia capability disc brake pads and drum brake linings, our products are supplied in the original equipment market and the aftermarket. In the aftermarket, our friction products and related components are supplied via international networks of independent automotive distributors in our own brands.  

Bremsen Technik Group also operates a technical and commercial service for the motorsport and high performance automotive industry.

Our history

Bremsen Technik (UK) Ltd incorporated. 

Company established as the UK technical and distribution partner of Bremsen Technik GmbH (Pagid Racing). 

Company begins development trade of OE commercial vehicle brake linings with Europe’s largest axle manufacturer.  

Start of brake lining and brake shoe assembly for OE and OES markets. Development of full market range of CV brake linings for the European market. Introduction of dedicated aftermarket brake shoe remanufacturing to OE standard for CV brake assemblies.  

Roll out of OES remanufacturing to several OEM players across Europe. Development of second OEM brake lining contract. Establishment of Turkish regional office. 

 

Bremsen Technik develops a complete program of aftermarket commercial vehicle disc brake pads. New ranges of air brake chambers, valves and components brought to market. Introduction of commercial vehicle brake discs. New programmes for trailer specific, lined brake shoe kits into the European aftermarket. 

Representative office is established in Hangzhou, China for sourcing operations. 

Axle Dynamics brand is established.

Technical and distribution partnership with Sachs Race Engineering for all performance and racing clutch and suspension components through to the UK and Ireland.
Technical and distribution partnership with Brembo Spa for their “HPK” portfolio of high performance brake kits for road cars.
Strategic manufacturing partnerships established using patented disc brake pad back plate technology.
Celerity Systems North America Inc is incorporated as North American subsidiary based in Detroit, Michigan with a focus on heavy duty products.

Technical and distribution partnership with Brembo Spa for the entire portfolio of racing parts for cars.

Celerity Systems Europe Ltd established and releases a complete range of passenger car brake pads and discs into the European aftermarket.

Warehouse in Recklinghausen, Germany opens.

Our own brand ‘Celect’ is introduced in to the market.

Celerity DRS GmbH is established and announces technical and distribution partnership with Pressure Systems International for the Automatic Tyre Inflation system ‘PSI’. 

Bremsen Technik Reman Ltd is established and acquires CV Airbrake Ltd to strengthen remanufacturing activities in UK and Europe.

Bremsen Technik Reman moves to state of the art facility in Coventry.

Bremsen Technik (Hangzhou) Ltd is established as the technical and distribution partner for Pagid Racing in China, Hong Kong and Macau, and opens warehouses in Hong Kong and Hangzhou.

Bremsen Technik Reman acquires Remanufactured Systems Ltd (RSL) in Ashby de la Zouch, UK and further strengthens the Ggroup’s remanufacturing capabilities. 

Bremsen Technik Group acquires Cap Vehicules Industriels (Cap V.I.) from Groupe Laurent, headquartered in Corbas, France and takes over the operation of 6 commercial vehicle parts distribution depots across France. 

Celerity Systems North America takes over the technical and distribution activities for Featherwing fenders across North America.

Bremsen Technik Group relocates to new administrative and distribution head office in Brompton-on-Swale, UK.

Get in touch

To find out more about our products and services or if you have a secific query, please get in touch with us via the Contact page.

The Bremsen Technik Group of companies