UK suppliers: further buyers confirmed for Meet the Buyer 2014

06 June 2014 #SMMT News

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An additional six buyers have confirmed their attendance to SMMT Meet the Buyer 2014, taking the number of OEMs looking to locally-source components to 24. UK automotive supply chain companies are being urged to capitalise on the once-a-year opportunity to expand their business, as the invite-only event approaches.

Held on 25 June at ExCeL London, Meet the Buyer 2014 will match UK suppliers with potential buyers based on their sourcing requirements. Using the Automotive Supplier Finder, SMMT invites supply chain companies meeting particular sourcing demands to the event.

Six previously unannounced buyers have confirmed their attendance, including Cummins, Mazda and McLaren. RBS will also sponsor the event and provide one-to-one funding discussions with suppliers.

The list of confirmed buyers for 25 June is:

  • Aisin Europe
  • Allard Motor Cars
  • Aston Martin
  • BMW
  • Brose
  • CAB Automotive
  • Cummins
  • Denso Manufacturing
  • Faurecia
  • Ford Europe
  • Futaba Industrial
  • General Motors
  • Jaguar Land Rover
  • Lear
  • Leyland Trucks
  • LuK
  • Mazda
  • McLaren
  • Nissan
  • Parker Hannifin
  • Penso UK
  • Ptech (Powertrain Technology)
  • Sears Manufacturing
  • TATA Motors
  • Toyota
  • TRW


To register interest in this year’s Meet the Buyer, e-mail or fill out the online form here.

Having registered your interest, make sure to update your company profile on the Automotive Supplier Finder using the editing tool.

For more information on SMMT’s Meet the Buyer events, click here, or e-mail

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