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Today, BAPCOR Limited is Australasia’s Leading Provider of Aftermarket Parts, Accessories and Services. The core businesses of BAPCOR are:

  • Trade - Burson Auto Parts - The “trade focussed” parts professionals supplying workshops with all their parts and accessories.
  • Retail - Autobarn is the premium retailer of auto accessories, and
  • Retail - Opposite Lock – 4WD accessory specialists.
  • Independents - Supporting the independent parts stores via the group’s extensive supply chain capabilities and through brand support.
  • Specialist (wholesale) - The number 1 or 2 industry category specialists in parts supply programs.
  • Service - Experts at car servicing at affordable prices through Midas and ABS.

The group commenced in Melbourne in 1971 as Burson Auto Parts in the garage of its founder, Garry Johnson, selling car mats to service stations and in 1978 opened its first parts store. It has grown steadily since that time, and in April 2014 was listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, when it had 114 trade stores around Australia, over 1,300 knowledgeable employees and its major distribution centre at Preston in Victoria. The group today covers over 700 sites throughout Australia, covering five core pillars of business outlined above, strongly supported by over 2,000 talented employees and franchisees.

BAPCOR has a very clear strategy, with specific five year objectives, and a strong growth path which are detailed on the links.