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Goodridge Classic range launched

Goodridge Classic range.Launched at the 2014 Goodwood Revival on the 12th September the Classic range covers cars manufactured before 1980 and combines the benefits of the Goodridge aircraft quality hoses with a black rubber retro look.

The kits are available with either plated or stainless fittings with a vintage look black hose.

You can check for your kit by clicking on here.

Goodridge brake lines on TV

Sunday nights 8pm on Channel 4, For The Love Of Cars. The host is Phillip Glenister who is well known for programmes such as Life on Mars and Ashes to Ashes. Phillip will be looking for 'barn finds' to restore, kicking off on Sunday 20th April 2014 with that true classic the Ford Escort Mexico. The restorations wil include upgrading the braking systems with Goodridge hoses.

The cars being restored include the Ford Escort Mexico, Land Rover Series 1, Mini Cooper, MGTC, DeLorean and Triumph Stag.

New Honda Blackbird De Link Kit available.

We have a new De-Link kit for the Honda Blackbird, with these bikes having a complex ten line linked braking system this is now becoming a very popular modification.

Call us to place your order. Honda CBR1100XX Blackbird De-Link Kit 1996-08 £119.95

 

Goodridge - Winners Again!

Goodridge USA recently received the prestigious Award of Excellence at Polaris Industries. The award is given to only a handful of suppliers - those who meet Polaris’s stringent requirements on Quality, Cost, Delivery and Flexibility. This is the first time Goodridge USA has won this award since 2007, when they won it three years in a row (2005-2007). It now puts Goodridge among the Top 10 suppliers out of over 500 globally. Well done to all contributing employees from Quality, Operations, Production Planning, Sales, Accounting and Engineering.

Goodridge also picked up a supplier award at Arctic Cat for Quality and Delivery in 2013. For the 12 months through July, Goodridge’s On-Time Delivery was 99.9% and PPM (Parts Per Million Defects) was 78. Finally Goodridge new product launch G-Flex Hose & Fittings picked up a SEMA product award. This award is given to innovative new products that are identified with the potential to succeed in International Markets. In 2011 Goodridge won the same award for its G-Max product range.

 

Press Release – Silverstone Announcement

As of April 2nd 2014, Goodridge will close our Silverstone facility.

This is no reflection upon our recent announcement to engage more and improve our motorsport business within Europe.

We have seen our business grow and the demands of our customers have become more specialised and focused to produce complete engineering assemblies, not just hose and fittings.

The rationale to focus on engineered products: where we have the equipment and machines to bend alloy or stainless hard-line; and braze or weld assemblies, in our Exeter facility, allows us a far more efficient delivery to our customers.

The Goodridge mobile van is active and can be in a customer’s premises to help with installation support. That combined with a large network of distributors who can assemble products, acts as a further assistance to our customers.

We have plans to instruct a ‘G’ Tech centre within 20 miles of Silverstone to add flexibility required within this market. This information will be released in the near future.

In truth the discussion and subsequent decision about our Silverstone facility was instigated by our customers, and as a customer focused organisation, we do believe in listening to the market leaders that we provide our products and services too.

Thank you to our customers for their ongoing support and understanding while we rehouse equipment, stock and other assets to the headquarters at Exeter.

If you require any further information, please contact your Account Manager or email: - sales@goodridge.net.

Jon Hourihan
Chief Executive
Europe, Middle East, Africa & Asia

Another innovation from Goodridge - Glow in the dark hoses.

Goodridge Glow KitGoodridge have been working with their suppliers to continue their innovation within the after market sector, and following on from the Gold Shadow kits we are pleased to offer a new kit that has glow in the dark hose and inserts. This will not only increase visibility of your motorcycle during the long dark winter days but also offer a different and unique look to your bike.

During the day the hose looks like a standard stainless braided hose with a clear cover to protect it from dirt and wear but come night , your hose will glow just like the hands on your watch!
Kits are now available from your Goodridge stockist K300 Ltd. from £31.20 per line.

 

 

MIA's Business Excellence Awards 2014

Service to the industry award 2014.Jon Hourihan Group Head of Sales from Goodridge Ltd presenting Ellis Clowes & Company the MIA Service to the Industry Award.

MIA's Business Excellence Awards recognise stars of the UK Motorsport Industry.

One of the shining stars of the UK economy, the British motorsport industry, has celebrated another successful year in 2013 with the Motorsport Industry Association’s (MIA) annual Business Excellence Awards. The event, which took place in Birmingham (Thursday 9 January) as part of the highly successful Autosport International Show, saw over 500 guests from across the globe come together to recognise the achievements of the industry over the last twelve months.

Goodridge are a proud supporter of the MIA Service to the Industry Award which was won by Ellis Clowes & Company and also Goodridge were nominated for the Export Achievement Award for 2014.

Rubicon Acquires Goodridge

With the recent acquisition of Goodridge Ltd by Rubicon Partners and Grovepoint Capital LLP the company will be divided into two operating divisions, each with responsibility for their respective financial results.

These two divisions will be organised by their geographical position and each headed by a Chief Executive for each region.

Jon Hourihan will be Chief Executive of Goodridge Europe and Jamie Ramsden will be Chief Executive of Goodridge Americas.

The appointment of Javel Djulepa being responsible for all business relating to our Motorsport and Aftermarket business for the Continental European business units.

Over the last 10 years Goodridge has grown within the OEM sector with continued presence in the Aftermarket and Motorsport sectors. As a customer focused organisation Goodridge strives to be the best to market, first to market, particularly being the original and creators of markets.

Our customers have noticed the launch of some new products already with which we can develop and differentiate within the aftermarket sector. This is just the start of new products to beat and remove our competitors who are simply mimicking our offering to the market.

It will be a long journey but we are committed to growing our product ranges and brand in all three current market sectors – OEM, Aftermarket and Motorsport.

Testing proves the validity of upgrading to PTFE lined Goodridge hoses.

Click here to see the results of the tests in the full report.

What happened to goodridge.co.uk ?

goodridge.co.uk was originally registered and owned by a property agent called Godridge, it was then sold to K300 Ltd. and we then built a website and marketed the domain name until it became the highest ranking website for Goodridge products.
Some years later the domain name was given to Goodridge Ltd. and aliased to their own domain name goodridge.net.