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Specialist supplier Pichler Tools enjoyed a busy day supporting The Blend on Saturday 7th October.

Like last year, The Blend – management system Garage Hive’s annual conference – was held at Birmingham’s Eastside Rooms but this year, visitor numbers swelled by over 40% to more than 330 delegates.

“We were really pleased to be asked to support The Blend again,” said Steve Prince, Managing Director at Pichler Tools UK. “We …

Julian Woods (GEA), Steve Prince and Mark Durden-Smith

Specialist supplier Pichler Tools was named ‘Garage Equipment Provider of the Year’ at the hugely successful 2023 Independent Garage Association (IGA) British Independent Garage (BIG) Awards.

A surprised but delighted Steve Prince, Managing Director at Pichler Tools UK, was first up on stage to collect the trophy from TV sports presenter Mark Durden-Smith in front of a packed house of over three hundred attendees on Friday 22nd September at Leicester …

Cosworth in the Blue Oval workshop

Blue Oval Vehicle Services in Cheltenham is expanding to bigger premises and taking on a new technician thanks to “booming trade”, which the owner puts down to reputation and having the right tools for the job.

Established in 2012 by Adam Clack, having started his career at Ford main dealers, the independent specialist has invested in time-saving equipment from Pichler Tools.

“If you can do something that someone else can't …


The owner of a Worcester-based independent garage has left high-praise for Pichler Tools after its new hydraulic wheel bearing removal kit reduced the time spent replacing a seized wheel bearing on a Land Rover Discovery 5 by nearly three quarters.

With a book time of 1.3 hours, Dan Baines, owner of Midland Land Rover Engineers, put his recently acquired tools to work on the front wheel bearing of a Discovery …

Pichler Tools UK at Automechanika Birmingham 2022

Specialist supplier Pichler Tools has confirmed it will exhibit at this summer’s Automechanika, with the UK’s largest automotive trade show making a welcome return to Birmingham’s NEC from 6th to 8th June.

Pichler Tools promises a stand ‘packed with top quality time-savers and problem-solvers’ that professional independent garages have been relying upon in ever-increasing numbers.

Indeed, Pichler Tools has enjoyed a busy last 18 months, with an exciting project underway …


Specialist tools supplier Pichler Tools has seen business grow significantly in recent years, largely thanks to developing and maintaining long term relationships with its independent garage customer base.

Lindleys Autocentres is a prime example; they started using Pichler Tools many years ago back when it was a single site garage run by father and son team David and Alex Lindley.

“We were doing a lot of complex mechanical work, engine …

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