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Nominations for the 2014 CAT Awards are open!

Do you know a factor that goes above and beyond your expectations every time? Is one of your customers a garage that’s beating the franchises at their own game? Perhaps you know an independent retailer that’s staying strong on the high street? The CAT Awards is your chance to get them recognised by the industry.

And don’t forget, it only takes ONE nomination.

Email your nominations to

Here are the Award categories in full

Large factor of the yearopen to factors with a turnover of more than £1 million

Sponsored by First Line

Does your factor always go the extra mile, night or day? Are their vans always on time and carrying the right parts? If so you should nominate them for this category.

2013 winner: Autoparts

Small factor of the yearopen to factors with a turnover of less than £1 million

Sponsored by Motaquip

Small factors are the backbone of the aftermarket, and you might know one of the best. If you think you do nominate them for this award.

2013 winner: Spartan Motor Factors

Large garage of the yearopen to garages with a turnover of more than £750k

“Large garages have the space, the kit and the training to take on a whole variety of work. If your local garage sounds this good point them towards this category.”

2013 winner: ABP Motorsport

Small garage of the yearopen to garages with a turnover of less than £750k

Small garages are the ones we love to hear about – size is no problem and the job is never too big. If this sounds like one of your customers nominate them for this award.

2013 winner: Anglo Continental Cars

Retailer of the yearopen to all independent aftermarket retailers

Sponsored by Haynes Publishing

“Does your business combine slick professionalism with friendly customer service? If you can answer yes to both those questions, you could be in with a shot at this award.”

2013 winner: Wilco Motor Spares

Supplier of the yearopen to all aftermarket suppliers

Do you have a supplier who delivers the right part on time first time every time? If so, this is the award for them.

2013 winner: Sovereign

Rising Star Award

Sponsored by PG Automotive

Who will be the industry leaders of the future? Let us know about the Rising Star in your company who deserves the recognition of the industry.

Extra Mile Award

Sponsored by JRP Distribution Ltd and BEN

Is there an individual or firm that you know who consistently go the Extra Mile and deliver above and beyond the call of duty? Make sure you nominate them for this Award

Lifetime Achievement Award

Sponsored by Trico

Our most prestigious award, the Lifetime Achievement is decided by a CAT panel of experts.

Last year’s winner: Mike Stevenson

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