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The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation

LKQ Europe invests in new Innovation and Service Centre to boost its Digital and Innovation Strategy

Date: Thursday 27 May 2021

LKQ Europe is opening a new Innovation and Service Centre in Katowice, Poland, to act as a catalyst for its innovation and digitalisation strategy.

The centre will enhance LKQ Europe’s ability to offer innovative digital products and solutions to its customers across the continent, while strengthening cost competitiveness and delivering a state-of-the-art customer experience.

Arnd Franz, CEO of LKQ Europe, commented:

“The establishment of the Innovation and Service Centre in Katowice will boost LKQ Europe`s innovation and digitalisation strategy. The city offers an outstanding infrastructure and international talent, and I am delighted that LKQ will be part of its success story. We are seeking the most qualified people and offering them an international working atmosphere and a unique business experience to support our customers across Europe, today and in the future.”

Andy Hamilton, CEO of LKQ Euro Car Parts in the UK and Republic of Ireland, added:

“Digitalisation is key to the continued competitiveness of the independent aftermarket, and as its leading supplier – not just of parts, but of solutions, equipment and training – it’s our responsibility to drive this agenda forward, right along the value chain.”