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.
Auto Marine appoint 13 distributors overseas and thrive in the export market
Begin manufacturing a comprehensive range of tinned low voltage thin wall cable
Move the manufacturing facility to Manchester and still to this day are the only low voltage cable manufacturer in the UK
Establish a manufacturing facility to produce low voltage automotive cable in North Wales
Auto Marine Cables Ltd is established in Worsley, Manchester (our current site)
Start to distribute cable throughout the UK
Kar-Bar develops into 10 shops