Press Release Italy Sees Grand Opening of First Kwik Fit Centre

Italy Sees Grand Opening of First Kwik Fit Centre

Saturday, April 1st saw the ribbon cut in Buccinasco

Carpenedolo, 04/03/2016 – The first Kwik Fit centre in Italy has officially begun operations, with this Saturday, 1 April, seeing the ribbon cut to mark the opening of the centre in Buccinasco, south west Milan. 

The centre has been opened as a franchise operation by CDG-ONE, part of Segema S.p.A., a leading tyre distribution group in Italy.  It  believes that the Kwik Fit brand represents a brand new concept in terms of automotive service in the country and will provide a new option which will have great appeal to Italian motorists.

The ribbon-cutting ceremony was attended by Federico Tebaldini, Managing Director of CDG-ONE; Mario Pontiggia, Field Manager of Kwik Fit for the Italian market; Karl Billington, Kwik Fit International Franchise Director and Matt Cannon, Kwik Fit International Franchise Operations Manager.

"I am honoured to inaugurate the first Kwik Fit centre in Italy," says Federico Tebaldini, "and I am convinced that this will be the beginning of a path of success. We plan to proceed speedily to the opening of cutting-edge shops and guarantors of a high level of service. The Kwik Fit project is ambitious but there are spaces to grow and, above all, to do well in our market. "

Karl Billington said: “This marks a significant day in the continuing development of our franchise operations.  In CDG-One we have a partner who are proven experts in the Italian market and match our ambitions for the growth of the network.  We believe that there is significant opportunity to bring our combination of fast, efficient operations and high quality customer service to Italian motorists.”

Every independent professional automotive operator who wishes to enter the Kwik Fit network can contact CDG-ONE on the web site:

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