BBB Industries Continues European Expansion and Enters Germany with its Acquisition of Mapco


DAPHNE, ALA. - BBB Industries, LLC (BBB), a sustainable manufacturer and leader in the automotive aftermarket, announced today that it has acquired MAPCO Autotechnik GmbH (“MAPCO”). This is BBB’s fifth acquisition in Europe since 2019. With this acquisition, BBB enters Germany and continues to expand into new product categories and geographies.


Founded in 1977, MAPCO is based in Brück Germany and specializes in the design and distribution of a wide range of nondiscretionary spare parts and accessories to the automotive aftermarket, from Alpha Romeo to Volvo. MAPCO has nine regional centers across Germany to serve its car parc of over 50 million vehicles.


Through its principal facility in Brück, along with operations in France and the United Kingdom, MAPCO serves the entirety of Europe. The company offers 53 product families across five product segments: steering/suspension parts, brakes, drive train/bearings, engine environment/filters, and electric/accessories.


“MAPCO is a lauded brand throughout Europe with the reputation of offering quality-certified automotive replacement parts to its customers. With this acquisition, we add approximately 30,000 part numbers into our existing product portfolio. The combination is unparalleled,” said Duncan Gillis, BBB’s CEO. “We are tremendously excited to be in Germany working alongside MAPCO’s management team to bring remarkable value to our existing and new customer relationships with superior products and service."


Detlev Seeliger, founder of MAPCO commented “For over four decades, MAPCO has proudly worked to provide our customers with the highest quality products having exceptional availability. There is no doubt that, with BBB’s leadership and joining its global enterprise, MAPCO is well-positioned for accelerated growth and our markets’ technicians will be very well-served.”


BBB Industries, LLC is an industry leader in the sustainable manufacturing of starters, alternators, hydraulic and air disc brake calipers, hydraulic and electronic power steering products, and turbochargers for the OEM, passenger, industrial, and commercial vehicle aftermarket industries. Through Industrial Metalcaucho, S.L.U., BBB also supplies the automotive aftermarket with an assortment of rubber, metal, rubber-to-metal, and electronics products across more than 64 countries. Founded in 1987, BBB Industries, LLC is a private company headquartered in Daphne, Alabama. Please see for more information.


Denise Seale
Senior Manager, Corporate Communications
BBB Industries, LLC