“Our shareholder TecDoc has proved that a one for all ‘ model is much more efficient. OptiCat will emulate the success of TecDoc.” TecDoc Managing Director Uli Zehnpfenning: “our success in Europe is a direct result of the cooperation of the local suppliers. You have direct control over the production, validation and distribution of their data through its commitment as a partner of TecDoc. We welcome the investment by MEMA and look forward to a successful collaboration with OptiCat, to bring European success to North America.” About OptiCat, LLC.: The 2009 founded OptiCat is a joint venture between the US catalog provider Mindquest, the Cologne-based TecDoc GmbH and the a MEMA and specializes in the distribution of product information for the international sales of automotive parts. Among the supporters of OptiCat: Affinia AP exhaust, ATP, CARDONE industries, Dayco, Delphi, Denso, Dorman, East Penn, gates, Hastings, Federal Mogul, KYB, NGK, Remy, SMP, Tenneco and United States of industries.
With the support of these data suppliers in the United States and, thanks to the exclusive partnership with TecDoc information system from Europe, OptiCat represents the world’s largest data supplier for the replacement and aftermarket parts. For more information, see. About MEMA (motor & equipment manufacturers association): MEMA represents manufacturers of automotive parts, the largest industry in the United States, which employs more than 686.000 people. These suppliers are also the largest industrial employer in eight States of the United States. These jobs allow more 3.29 million jobs across the country.
Suppliers produce parts and technology for the domestic car industry and also provide the necessary spare parts for cars and trucks. Overall, they ensure that 247 million vehicles on the move remain. MEMA supports its members through its three subsidiary organizations of automotive aftermarket suppliers Association (AASA), heavy duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA) and original equipment suppliers Association (PBE). MEMA represents over 650 member companies with worldwide sales of vehicle components by more than $600 billion and 65 percent of sales of North American automotive supplier.