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- Trico staff celebrate 25-year service
— Seven employees at TRICO HQ in Pontypool were recently presented with engraved watches and a Dartington Crystal Clock by Managing Director, Adam Richards, for their 25 years of dedicated service.
- Trico scoops Auto Express Award
— TRICO wins a 'Recommended' Award for its Exact Fit range in the Auto Express Product Group Test Awards 2nd May, 2018.
- Flex and Exact Fit Receive 4 Stars in Blade test
— TRICO has received a 4-star rating in the Auto Express Best Wiper Blades: 2018 group test, for its Exact Fit and Flex ranges – securing two of the top five spots.
- Trico Enjoys a Successful A1 Spring Trade Show
— TRICO enjoyed a bustling A1 Trade Show engaging with the members and discussing how they can help to grow their wiper blade sales and turnover in 2018.
- Trico welcomes 2 new recruits to the team
— TRICO is delighted to announce the appointment of Ben Callard as Project Introduction Engineer and Leah Eversley-Boyd to the role of Credit Controller and Finance Analytics.
- Trico Sponsors Swansea Ladies' Hockey Team
— TRICO is delighted to sponsor the Swansea University Ladies’ Hockey Team at this year’s annual Welsh Varsity game, on Wednesday 25th April - the biggest student sporting event in Wales.
- TRICO revamps packaging
— TRICO is delighted to announce it has redesigned the packaging of its Force, Flex, Neoform and Ice ranges.
- Trico To Attend A1 Spring Trade Event
TRICO will be presenting Epic Accessories with a Peugeot van at the A1 Spring Trade Show, after having successfully exceeded their target during the three-month wiper blade promotion following A1’s Convention last year.
- Trico update image bank to ensure clear vision
— TRICO has recently updated its image bank with precise product shots of its 80 products.
- Trico warns wiper blades are not for clearing snow
— It's cold outside and your car is buried in snow. A quick way to get that snow off your windscreen is to wipe it off with your wiper blades, right? Well, it may be quick, but it's not a good idea!
- Getting your car Spring ready
— With winter weather in full swing, motorists may have their sights set on an escape route. However, nothing will ruin a spring break faster than an unplanned trip to an unfamiliar garage- check the wiper blades before setting off.
- Trico - Technology of a wiper blade
— TRICO explains the complexities of the technology of a windscreen wiper
- Trico - MAFCO winter promotion
— Mafco, a leading distributor of TRICO products, has launched a promotion comprising a free TRICO Winter Survival Kit with every wiper blade purchase over £100.
- TRICO® Rear Blades offer garages a significant upsell opportunity
— Technicians should always be checking the rear blade as well as the front as it’s not
only an upsell opportunity but also the motorist needs proper visibility all around
- TRICO® manufacturing excellence
— During the last 100 years TRICO UK has evolved from being solely a manufacturing plant, to become a state of the art, rapid response, distribution centre with full testing and approval facilities, serving all of Europe.
- Free wiper check to ensure customers blades are safe
— TRICO is actively encouraging garages and stores to promote their free fitting service with its popular wall poster to encourage them to provide a free wiper check to ensure their customers’ blades are safe- hundreds of the posters have already been sent out- don’t miss out!
- TRICO® ice wiper blades and ice scraper kits - winter essentials for garages and factors
— With hail, sleet and snow all forecast imminently TRICO has launched both the Ice wiper blades and Ice scraper kits to both garages and factors to help their customers to be prepared for the wintery weather.
- Trico Winter Newsletter
— TRICO has recently launched its winter newsletter to keep customers informed of its latest news, exciting product launches and new projects.
- Cars aplenty at the TRICO Stadium
— TRICO was thrilled by the turn out as cars turned up in their droves at the TRICO Stadium, home to Redditch United.
- TRICO® continues Involvement with the Redditch Community
— TRICO, a leading supplier and OEM manufacturer of wiper blades, has pledged its support for Redditch United Football Club once again by lending its services to a day of fundraising and gift-giving in the local area.
- Trico Beers up for Grabs at Mechanex
— To celebrate its centenary, TRICO will be giving away a box of TRICO beer Brand 17 to the first 10 people to visit its stand on each day and sign up to its mailing list, during Mechanex Sandown. In addition, every other visitor who signs up over the course of the two-day event will go into a prize draw, with the chance to win one of the extra boxes on offer.
- TRICO® Ice Scraper Ice Kits - A Winter Essential
— TRICO Ice Scraper Kits are now available for those cold and frosty mornings.
- Trico welcomes Adam Richards as MD
— TRICO has announced the promotion of Adam Richards, to become the managing
director for TRICO Ltd covering its European operations.
- TRICO® - Getting through Winter
— With the clocks going back and daylight hours getting shorter, visibility is particularly important, especially as the weather can change in no time during the winter months. So, if windscreen wipers aren’t functioning properly, drivers will have a hard time assessing the conditions ahead, which means they pose a potential risk to those around them.
- TRICO® offer a free winter wiper blade check
— With the clocks going back, winter can be a dangerous time to be on the roads, even for the most experienced driver, so to help them stay safe this winter garages should offer a free winter wiper blade check.
- TRICO increases Redditch United support with personal player sponsorship of Arjun Jung
— TRICO is delighted to announce that Redditch United midfielder Arjun Jung (AJ) will become their football ambassador, strengthening the link between the Evo-Stik League’s Southern Premier club and the stadium sponsor.
- Successful evening at the TRICO Stadium
— Redditch United Football Club played host to a successful evening of networking, food and football, as sponsors TRICO and Comline invited dozens of guests to watch the home game against Slough Town on Tuesday night.
- Toyota choose Trico for Optifit range
— TRICO is delighted to announce that it has been chosen to supply Toyota’s Optifit wiper blade range, supplied as Original Equipment replacements throughout its main dealer network using TRICO’S Hybrid Blades.
- TRICO® Media Event at Redditch
— TRICO and Comline are delighted to invite customers and media to The TRICO Stadium, home of Redditch United Football Club, on Tuesday 26thSeptember, where the Reds will be continuing their promotion push against Slough Town.
- TRICO® Scoops Retail Product of the Year at A1 Convention
— Windscreen wiper blade developer and supplier TRICO has won the prestigious Retail Product of the Year Award for the Mota1 range at A1’s Convention recently held in Dubrovnik, Croatia.
- Britcar Round 5 at Donington
— It was a tail of 2 halves for the Trico Ginetta G50 at Donington
- TRICO® New Display Area
— TRICO has recently unveiled a new display area at its European HQ in Skewfields, Pontypool.
- TRICO® - 100 Year video
— TRICO has launched a special video called ‘100 Years of TRICO’ to coincide with their centenary year, which it has uploaded onto its YouTube channel.
- TRICO® - Check your blades
— Wiper systems expert TRICO advises that commercial vehicle (CV) fleet operators check the wiper blades on their vehicles regularly and, where needed, replace worn blades with original equipment (OE) quality substitutes to avoid unnecessary downtime.
- TRICO® Beer up for grabs at Mechanex
— To celebrate their centenary year TRICO will be issuing a TRICO branded beer give away a box to the first 30 people to sign up to their mailing list on the stand each day at Mechanex and everyone else that signs up over the course of the day will go into a draw to win one of 20 sets on offer.
- TRICO® Launches Beer to celebrate Centenary Year
— TRICO, the world’s leading windscreen wiper blade developer and supplier, has brewed its own TRICO beer to celebrate its centenary year.
- TRICO® Revamps Retro-fit Upgrade Beam Blade Programme
— TRICO has recently revamped its “Retro-Fit Upgrade” beam blade programme, TRICO Neoform.
- TRICO® Ice Merchandisers Now Available
— TRICO is well aware that space can be limited in some garages, motor factors and retail stores so, along with the new Flex carton merchandisers, they have introduced an Ice merchandiser.
- TRICO® - Keeping Customers Informed
— TRICO have recently launched a monthly newsletter and weekly bulletin to keep customers informed of exciting product launches and new projects.
- TRICO® Welcomes Hannah to the Team
— TRICO Europe is delighted to welcome Hannah Martin as Product and Marketing Co-ordinator to its Pontypool HO.
- TRICO® TX Range
— A hundred years on and TRICO continues to be trusted by OE manufacturers to deliver wiper blades and full wiper systems on various commercial vehicles, including trucks, coaches and agricultural equipment.
- TRICO® Fitment Tips for Technicians
— When replacing wipers, always remove the old wipers and then thoroughly clean the screen before fitting new ones. Pay particular attention to the top and bottom of the sweep areas as dirt collects here. If not cleaned, this dirt will immediately contaminate new wipers.
- TRICO new sponsor for the Dunlop Endurance Championship at Brands Hatch 29th July
— TRICO are delighted to be sponsoring championship leading team Tockwith Motorsports’ (TMS) Ginetta G50 in the Britcar Endurance/Sprint Championship.
- TRICO® Summer Ready
— “With summer here, drivers must prepare for a shift in weather and road conditions,” said Sam Robinson, TRICO product and brand manager for the UK. “This is when driver visibility is critical, and vehicles need to be equipped with highly functional and effective wiper blades.”
- TRICO® "First in Industry" Windscreen Wiper Blade Manufacturer
— TRICO 100 years on what has changed and what has stayed the same?
- TRICO® Exact Fit Beam Blades Awarded 4* In Auto Express Wiper Blade Test
— TRICO is delighted with the results following the recent ‘Best wiper blades: 2017’ group test, in which the TRICO Exact Fit range was rated four stars out of five.
- TRICO® Renews Beam Blades Agreement With Koenigsegg
— TRICO are delighted to renew their agreement with Koenigsegg, the Swedish manufacturer of high performance sport cars, to supply OE beam blades for all their current models.
- TRICO® - Our History
— When a bicyclist and a National Roadster collided on a Buffalo, New York,
street late one rainy night in 1917, it was an impact felt around the world.
Although the cyclist was not seriously injured, the accident was enough to
profoundly shake the driver of the car, Buffalo theatre owner J.R. Oishei.
Vowing that such an accident should never happen again, Oishei was
determined to improve the ability of drivers to see during bad weather.
- TRICO® Flex - Complete Package With Flex Carton Merchandisers
— TRICO is well aware that space can be limited in some garages, motor factors and retail stores so they have introduced a Flex carton merchandiser measuring just 60cm x 40cm and 1.6m tall. It comes pre packed with 64 flex blades, a header card and catalogue.
- TRICO® New Blades For Spring/Summer
— With the clocks going forward, everyone is now preparing for warmer weather and longer days.
- TRICO® Enjoys A Successful Spring A1 Trade Show
— TRICO enjoyed a bustling A1 Trade Show engaging with the A1 members and talking to them about how they can help to grow their wiper blade sales and turnover in 2017.
- TRICO® Wins The OEM Wiper Blades Business On The Scania New Global R-Series Truck
— TRICO is delighted to announce that it has won the Scania OEM business for the new Scania Global R-Series Truck for both the LHD and RHD front wiper systems.
- TRICO® Assists Technicians Wih YouTube Fitting Videos
— TRICO, the world’s leading windscreen wiper blade developer and supplier, has uploaded a number of useful step-by-step fitting videos for technicians on their own YouTube channel.
- TRICO® New Van Promo For A1 Members
— TRICO has worked with A1 Motor Stores for over eight years and is launching a three-month wiper blade promotion offering A1 members the chance to win a Peugeot Partner van for a year.
- TRICO® Introduces New Connection Style To Its Range
— TRICO, a world leader in wiper blade technology, is delighted to announce the introduction of its latest wiper blade range extensions, with four blade lengths all featuring the brand new 19mm Push Button FZ connection system.
- TRICO® Celebrating 100 Years with New Range Additions
— TRICO, the world’s leading windscreen wiper blade developer and supplier, has some exciting new product developments for this year and with 100 years leading the wiper market the company has unrivalled experience and expertise available to their trade customers.
- TRICO® Introduce Washer Pumps
— TRICO, the world’s leading windscreen wiper blade developer and supplier, is pleased to announce a new complete range of windscreen washer system components.
- TRICO® Extends Range
— TRICO, is pleased to announce it has added new part numbers to its popular Exact Fit rear screen blade programme to ensure its rear blade programme continues to offer the best coverage.
- Getting Your Car Ready for the Season
— Windscreen wiper blades take a battering during the winter months. In addition to having to deal with rain, they have to sometimes contend with ice and snow, all of which take their toll and can affect wiping performance. Spring is the right time to check wiper blades and if necessary have them replaced.
- TRICO research shows Original Equipment Style Preferred
— Original factory fitted components such as tyres, brakes and windscreen wiper blades, are usually the preferred choice by drivers when replacement parts are required. The focus on quality and performance are key considerations for motorists, and so the original components used by vehicle manufacturers are usually the consumer’s first choice.
- The Importance of Seeing Clearly
— Driving in poor weather conditions brings with it many challenges. The UK is also experiencing more periods of wet weather than in previous years which places more pressure on windscreen wiper blades, and yet they are the most neglected component on a vehicle according to consumer research.
- TRICO Flex® Multi-Fit Expands to 14 Parts
— TRICO are always conscious of its aftermarket buyers and sellers and so the company has expanded its TRICO Flex multi-fit product line in 14 part numbers with the addition of blade lengths from 730mm, 750mm and 800mm. This delivers a universal fit wiper blade at competitive pricing. TRICO Flex is now the perfect way for retailers and drivers to upgrade to the latest beam blade technology.
- TRICO® Launches the TRICO Force® Range
— Trico Products Corporation will be launching this autumn the all-new TRICO Force®, a premium high-performance beam blade product line. Incorporating a patented swept-wing spoiler, the TRICO Force controls airflow and converts force from winds up to and in excess, of 220 kph into downforce pressure for maximum windscreen contact.
- TRICO® Launches the TRICO Exact Fit Factory Replacement Centre®
— The new TRICO Exact Fit wiper blade Factory Replacement Centre (FRC) is being launched in Europe and will be showcased at Automechanika in Hall 3.0 Stand A08. The TRICO Exact Fit FRC features a widely expanded TRICO Exact Fit range of front and rear wiper blades.