TEMOT International has significantly expanded its presence in Portugal in just a few weeks. In the last quarter of 2023, the value network for the independent Aftermarket welcomed four of the country’s most respected distributors as new Shareholders: Auto Silva Acessórios, Euromais Peças e Pneus, MF Pinto and Vieira & Freitas. Together with the 2 existing Shareholders A. Vieira and HBC, these 4 new Shareholders bring the representation of TEMOT in Portugal to a new level.
All four companies are owner-managed and place highest demands on the quality of the spare parts and services they offer. They also have established good relationships with leading international parts suppliers and provide reliable, fast and country-wide logistics. What they all have in common as well is that they have been able to achieve stable, healthy growth in recent years.
The history of Auto Silva Acessórios dates back to the 1960s. As a traditional full-range supplier, the wholesaler serves more than 1,100 resellers in Portugal and operates branches and logistics centers in Lisbon and Porto. The company’s expertise is not only appreciated by its customers: Auto Silva Acessórios is a member of the Technical Committee for Auto Parts Distribution and IT of the Aftermarket Organization of the Associação Automóvel de Portugal (ACAP). It has also received the local PME Excellence and Leader Award several times.
Euromais Peças e Pneus can look back on two decades of company history: The distributor is part of the 3A Aftermarket Holding and was originally founded as a specialist for tires where it is the market leader today. It has since evolved into a classic full-range supplier with a highly frequented online sales channel backed up by their own call centers. Also, customers can order vehicle-specific spare parts with just three clicks via Euromais’ Internet portal or app. The central warehouse with 13,000 square meters is one of the most modern in the country.
With almost 20 years on the market, MF Pinto is one of the youngest of the four new Shareholders. The company, which is based in Lisbon and operates a branch in Porto, offers a wide range of spare parts and also ranks among the country’s leading specialists for turbochargers and diesel injection, having its own service unit for the diagnosis and repair, providing 360° support for Turbos and Diesel. It supplies the entire national territory and exports to 30 countries on five continents.
Vieira & Freitas, was founded in 1980. Like Auto Silva Acessórios, the distributor has already been awarded the PME Excellence and Leader Award on multiple occasions. Furthermore, it is frequently ranked among the top 10 domestic Aftermarket businesses. Originally specializing in the import and distribution of electrical parts for vehicles, the company consistently developed into a much broader range but still with high level of specialization – the so-called special parts. Thus, it has a strong market share in the electrical, electronic and air conditioning ranges, serving also other lines outside this specialization.