ATR International AG gains five strong shareholders in important growth markets.
The number of vehicles registered worldwide is rising continuously – and so is the demand for spare parts. ATR International AG, the world’s largest trading group for automotive spare parts, is therefore continuously expanding its network of trading partners: In 2019, five new shareholders will join ATR in the growth markets of China (Jiangsu Carzone Auto Parts Co., Ltd.), Japan (Empire Motor Co., Ltd.), Argentina (Carlos Vázquez S.A. and REYDI H.P. S.R.L.) and Albania (Autopasion sh.a.) in order to be able to reliably supply their market with spare parts.
In China, from 2019 Jiangsu Carzone Auto Parts Co., Ltd. will strengthen ATR. Carzone is a professional spare parts wholesaler and service provider based in Nanjing. The company operates more than 560 auto parts shops in around 220 cities throughout China. In order to be able to optimally supply the 74,000 garages in 27 provinces. In Japan, the long-established company Empire Motor Co., Ltd. joins ATR as a shareholder. The company was founded in Tokyo in 1913 and is today a leading wholesaler of automotive parts, accessories and construction equipment with foreign representatives in Singapore, Malaysia, China and Thailand.
REYDI H.P. S.R.L. as shareholders. REYDI and Carlos Vázquez together cover the entire country. In Southeastern Europe, ATR will strengthen its presence from 2019 with the company Autopasion sh.a. from Albania. Autopasion was founded in 1994 by Mikail Vasili and is one of the most important and successful spare parts dealers in Albania.