MD Ross Toomey (left) with the long service award recipients[3]

SMPE Awards Its Employees

Four of Standard Motor Products Europe’s (SMPE) longest-serving employees have been awarded in recognition of their many years’ service at the company. Art Wieckowski, Steve Capewell, Jackie Foster and Maggie Syme were each presented with their award by Managing Director Ross Toomey, as their long-standing commitment and service to the supplier was formally acknowledged in front of SMPE’s Nottingham-based workforce.

Wieckowski was acknowledge for his 25 years’ service as Warehouse Operative, while both Foster and Capwell were honoured for their 25 years’ service working in the packing department. Meanwhile, Syme celebrated her retirement, after spending the past 35 years working in BlueStreak despatch, packing and despatching remanufactured ECUs, one of SMPE’s core product areas.

“We’re incredibly proud of our long-standing members of the team and can’t thank them enough for their invaluable contribution to helping make the company what it is today. We’re delighted to recognise their years of commitment and hard work and we wish Maggie all the best for a happy retirement,” commented Ross Toomey, Managing Director of SMPE.

Standard Motor Products Europe is one of the UK’s largest independently owned automotive parts manufacturers and suppliers. Founded in 1968, the company has built one of the strongest European aftermarket portfolios available through its no compromise attitude to quality and performance, with a focus on four main product areas – ignition, engine management, switches & sensors, and fuelling. It delivers its aftermarket programme via a range of trusted brands including Intermotor, Fuel Parts, High Volt, Kerr Nelson, Blue Streak and Lemark.

Now celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2018, SMPE operates from its facilities based in Annesley, Nottinghamshire, which has received the ISO 9001:2015 accreditation.

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