WELCOME TO BORG & BECK

Borg & Beck is an established world-wide supplier of premium quality automotive components to the vehicle aftermarket, with over 100 years history of engineering excellence and OE pedigree.
Starting life back in 1903 and being the first to patent the sliding clutch, Borg & Beck has been a trusted brand by some of the world's largest vehicle manufacturers, in fact there was a time when Borg & Beck Clutches were originally fitted to pretty much every single British-made vehicle.
In 2006, the Borg & Beck brand was purchased by First Line Ltd, who have invested heavily in new product development to bring the range up to date and increase the product portfolio. Today, the brand is a vital part of the company’s global growth ambitions and now offers a portfolio of over 60 product lines, 37,000 references and is available globally to the world’s aftermarket.
First Line Ltd is proud to be a global supplier, supplying Borg & Beck to the independent repair sector.
"Distributors from all over the world trust in First Line Ltd to deliver the largest possible range of premium quality products, combined with the best levels of availability, backed up by exceptional customer service enabling them to service their customers with a hassle free and profitable brand” Dan Joyner – Managing Director

37,000+

STOCKED PRODUCTS

60+

PRODUCT LINES

70+

COUNTRIES SUPPLIED

GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION

With our headquarters located in Oxfordshire, England, and with strategic sales and logistics locations across the globe, our products are being supplied to to more than 70 different countries, effectively over half the motoring world.
It's a firm belief that local availability and local representation is the key to success, therefore through our internationally positioned distribution hubs and sales representatives, accessing our brands is easier than ever before, no matter where in the world you are.
Whether you want to be a distributor or simply want to place an order, our team of experts are on hand to ensure you get the very best customer service and are able to purchase products you need in optimum time.

QUALITY CONTROL AND SPECIFICATION

We take important steps to ensure that the products supplied are of the highest quality, a quality that is representative of our brands' position in the market. We understand every aspect of the products we supply and will always provide customers with as much technical information and support as they need.
A significant investment has been made to build an on-site technical facility that enables the specification, testing, comparison and inspection of Clutch products, including Concentric Slave Cylinders.
Before a product is introduced and catalogued, whether it is Clutch or any other reference, it goes through extensive quality control processes to approve the quality of product and application. Distributors can have total peace of mind when associating themselves with our brands that what's in the box won't let them or their customers down.

EXCELLENT AVAILABLITY

Success depends on the ability to supply and at First Line Ltd we pride ourselves on maintaining a consistently high order fill and first-time pick rate. Distributors all over the globe depend on this unique ability to maintain an average 98% order fill, across all 60 product lines, which can only be achieved through investment in stock, systems, and logistics solutions.
In our 16,000m2 logistics centre in Banbury we manage over 37,000 individual references which enables us to fulfil demand for our First Line, Borg & Beck and Key Parts brands. With over 40,000 picking locations, 8,500 pallet locations and 7 docking and loading bays, we have a sustainable solution that enables us to receive stock efficiently, get it on the shelf and make it available for sale in optimum time.

AWARD WINNING COMPANY

First Line Ltd is a family owned business that has been operating for over 35 years. We pride ourselves on being able to offer our customers the largest possible range of premium quality products, combined with the best levels of availability and exceptional customer service that only a family run business can provide.
With this commitment in mind, each and every member of our staff are dedicated to supporting customers with anything they may need, whether that's detailed analysis, local support, technical assistance and marketing solutions. The personal service that we provide has not gone unrecognised and is acknowledged through the extensive awards that have been won throughout the years.

MARKET LEADING ONLINE CATALOGUE

Crucial to any parts supplier is the accuracy of the cataloguing. We are 100% committed to ensuring that the cataloguing of all our products is leading in terms of accuracy. It doesn’t matter how great the products are if you can't accurately link them to an application and this is why we invest heavily in ensuring that the research and data mapping is carried out to a consistently high standard.
A team of data people work daily to ensure that the vehicle data is maintained, and that all necessary information required to correctly identify the product is easily viewable so that distributors can confidently supply our products, minimising the need for sending out multiple parts. To further aid the efficient identification of many product groups, we have added technical layout drawings and 360° imagery, which has been shown to reduce the look-up time significantly.
All products can be identified clearly in our leading web catalogue, plus we are a certified supplier to MAM AutoCat and TecDoc.

COMMERCIAL VEHICLE PARTS

Borg & Beck are renowned for having been the original Clutch fitted to many truck and bus applications across the globe. At First Line Ltd, we are proud to offer the aftermarket a comprehensive range of premium quality products suitable for today’s commercial vehicle parc requirements.
With over 100 years of brand heritage at stake, you can rest assured that the full range has been through stringent quality control processes, goods-in quality inspections and has been extensively tested to offer fully compliant products that can be fitted with complete confidence.
The Borg & Beck range of Commercial Vehicle products has been introduced with a number of key features to offer its distributors many benefits. Firstly, product identification is a key factor, which we have overcome by introducing an accurate OE lookup system. We only supply new units and all products are delivered in strong, robust and consistent packaging. Plus, with excellent availability, you can be sure that what you are buying really is a viable alternative to OE, therefore it’s no wonder fleets demand Borg & Beck, as it’s the perfect fit and chosen by many.

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