AAPEX 2018


Elring presents innovation and gasket expertise
Dettingen/Erms, Las Vegas, October, 24, 2018 +++ Elring will be exhibiting at this year's AAPEX (October 30 - November 1, booth 1681) with a large portfolio of various gaskets and gasket sets, a creative trade fair campaign and a broad range of services. The size of the exhibition booth was again increased compared to the previous year. This is intended to underscore the importance of the North American market.

As the leading gasket supplier on the European continent, Elring is the ask for gasket by the best techs working on some of the best nameplate vehicles world-wide. Elring has recently partnered with one of the leading US Program Distribution Groups to provide coast to coast coverage in North America.  Working with the distribution footprint of the Automotive Parts Services Group and their European partners ADI, Elring has expanded their availability to European Specialists across the globe. Including USA, Canada and Mexico.
“The Automotive Parts Services Group continues to align with high quality, name brand suppliers”, commented Larry Pavey, CEO APSG. “The ElringKlinger relationship is an example of this commitment especially for  the growing import name plate market”.
“The full service operations of both Federated and Pronto distribution centers will have access to our full portfolio of product” says ElringKlingers North American Sales Manager William Atkinson. “Our new Fremont, California distribution center will support the WD growth, along with our expanded customer service operations in Plymouth, MI”.
German based gasket manufacturer ElringKlinger has intensified its aftermarket distribution activities in North America. At the AAPEX show in Las Vegas, Elring will present their innovative product portfolio and broad range of service activities to booth visitors. “AAPEX opens a new frontier for Elring gaskets. We have made many plans for the United States and will be sharing our products, direction and new gasket opportunities with our booth visitors” announces William Atkinson, National sales manager North America. Together with a multi-national booth team, he will be on hand to greet customers and answer questions throughout the fair.
The booth highlight will be a hands-on engine experience. Additionally, high-tech cylinder-head gaskets and newly launched gasket sets will be shown during the AAPEX show. The booth team will also provide insights into the brand new service concept for the US market. This includes needs-oriented specialist information and practical training. Elring will also increasingly expand their online connection to their customers. “Using the new social media platforms to address questions, concerns and new product releases will be one of the innovations” says Atkinson.
Elring continues to add to their product coverage with 300+ parts being released in the last 3 months.  “Product availability is key to growth efforts, and our team remains focused on releasing a continual flow of new sales opportunities for our North American customers”, explained the Director of Sales for Latin and North America Jens Graessler. “ There are many exciting releases to come from Elring, that will provide new and profitable sales opportunity for all of our supporting customers”.
Elring at AAPEX 2018
Booth 1681
Press contact:
Peter Renz
Corporate Communications

ElringKlinger AG
Phone +49 7123 724-639
Fax       +49 7123 724-85639
E-Mail Peter.Renz@elringklinger.com