The UK’s Number 1 Manufacturer of Cables for the Automotive and Marine Industries
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History

For the past 55 years, Auto Marine Cables has been providing OEM and aftermarket parts to the automotive and marine industries. Originally started as a car accessory shop in 1964 by Howard Hammond, the business has continued to develop and has grown to be the market leader in its sector. Our colleagues continue to work together to achieve the high standards of service, quality and manufacturing excellence set by the family and expected by our customers who all contribute to the success of the business.

2019
2019

Launched Solutions Division

Launched Solutions Division
2018
2018

Auto Marine appoint 13 distributors overseas and thrive in the export market

2014
2014

Auto Marine Cables celebrate 50 years in business and launch sub-brand, ‘Oceanflex’

Auto Marine Cables celebrate 50 years in business and launch sub-brand, ‘Oceanflex’
2009
2009

Begin manufacturing a comprehensive range of tinned low voltage thin wall cable

2003
2003

Become the Official UK Aftermarket Distributor for the range of fuses and circuit protection products from MTA in Italy

Become the Official UK Aftermarket Distributor for the range of fuses and circuit protection products from MTA in Italy
1992
1992

Move the manufacturing facility to Manchester and still to this day are the only low voltage cable manufacturer in the UK

1991
1991

Establish a manufacturing facility to produce low voltage automotive cable in North Wales

1983
1983

Auto Marine Cables Ltd is established in Worsley, Manchester (our current site)

1978
1978

Start to distribute cable throughout the UK

1970
1970

Kar-Bar develops into 10 shops

1964
1964

Howard Hammond opens “Kar-Bar” … a car accessory shop in Bolton

Howard Hammond opens “Kar-Bar” … a car accessory shop in Bolton
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