Hofmann Megaplan Blog
Where have January & February gone already?
With the first two months of 2021 passing us by in a flash, we look back at some of the best tyre fitting equipment installations that have been completed by our specialist team at ISN Garage Assist. In such a short space of time, we have combined to produce some amazing garage looks and spaces – but there is so much more to come...
Take a look at all our latest installs below.
We have covered everything from tyre changers & wheel balancers to specialist vehicle lifts & MOT equipment. Our vast experience and the location of our certified industry engineers, allows us to perform a wide variety of installs up and down the country – so you know that no matter where you’re based, we have an industry specialist near you.
Choose the Hofmann / Garage Assist mix!
High quality garage equipment from Hofmann Megaplan, coupled with the first-class support of our combined ISN Garage Assist service team could change the dynamic of your business forever. You’re just one call away…
Contact us online today or call 01480 8-9-10-11 for more information on any of our products or services.
We are proud to introduce and be operating out of our brand-new National Distribution Centre in Ramsey – all our incredible premium garage equipment is assembled, packed and shipped out from our site...directly to you!
Our team of engineers have been working hard before, during and after the first wave of the global pandemic to ensure the efficiency of our operations at this new site. And despite COVID completely ruining the year for many industries and businesses, the automotive sector has boomed, and our team has been busier than ever.
Setting the standard...
Making sure every tyre fitting machine is up to the recognised standard of Hofmann Megaplan garage equipment, is exactly what our engineers are specialists at.
Fully trained and with years of experience behind them, our team have the ultimate combination to make sure your garage services succeed.
All our garage machines are freshly built on-site and ready to send out to all our customers in the UK & across Europe. No matter where you are located, we are ready to serve your business and offer the same high-quality tyre fitting machines.
We can’t wait to see all the latest machines in action...
Quality equipment deserves quality photography!
Our National Distribution Centre is more than just a site to build and ship premium garage equipment to your businesses.
It is the home of our resident engineer/photographer Terry and his studio.
Dealing day in, day out with our premium garage machines, it would be rude not to take some amazing snaps of our incredible equipment – showing the quality, aesthetics and impeccable design features that comes with Hofmann Megaplan machines.
We love to show you some behind the scenes here at Hofmann Megaplan and what we are working hard to achieve at our National Distribution Centre. And this is just another reason why you should be investing in our premium garage equipment.
It's not exactly news to many that ADAS Diagnostics was a hot topic throughout 2019 – and so far, our prediction of little let-up moving into 2020, has been spot on!
But for many looking to invest in this state-of-the-art equipment, ADAS diagnostics has become the biggest technological headache of the year so far.
ADAS like most new technology when it is first introduced is an unknown. It is highly anticipated and can be viewed as another unnecessary expense. But with these sensors now commonplace on consumer vehicles, you risk falling behind the curve if not investing & missing out on revenue.
Revenue in ADAS Diagnostics?
ADAS has been around for a while, but the need to calibrate these systems has become far more pressing with demand now commonplace and many capitalising on this.
An anonymous equation
The great thing about ADAS is the data you get back. At a top-level for every install, for example, you can see just how many calibrations are being completed.
We have one customer who started offering ADAS calibrations using their system in July 2019. With the service still rare, they had people travelling hundreds of miles from big body shops as it was the only way they could calibrate.
To date (March 2020) they have completed over 162 calibrations at £225 a service.
That’s £36,450 in ADAS calibrations alone, meaning the system has more than paid for itself!
While this is an extremely simplified version of the potential ROI, the figures are all true & demonstrate with the help and support of Hofmann Megaplan just how quickly this new service could help your business grow.
Why wait to offer ADAS Diagnostics?
Many garage owners may feel with so many changes going on around vehicle safety, that any new equipment will be out of date within a few months. ADAS equipment has been expertly designed to continuously calibrate vehicles.
Digital system takes this as far as daily updates to board FOC over the air, so their ready to go when you are.
The biggest issue seen in the industry to date is a lack of knowledge and understanding from technicians on how to deliver accurate & reliable ADAS testing. As a result, training is paramount.
ADAS at its finest...
Our training & support speaks for itself. We support some of the UK’s biggest body shops & most successful/ highly rated garages. As a result, these businesses are thriving & renowned for offering ADAS. Why not let us support you too?
Get in touch!
The need for ADAS calibration systems is increasing monthly, with new vehicles being introduced into the UK market.
Here at Hofmann Megaplan, we are always quick to show off the incredible garage equipment installation work our experts carry out – especially those that could potentially rival our own showroom!
Over the past six months, Durrant Garage Services in Huntingdon have undergone a complete tyre fitting & vehicle lifting transformation, taking their garage services to a whole new level. With the installation of their latest piece of equipment finally completed, we can show you exactly what we have been up to.
Special thanks to Glynn England of Motor Parts Direct, who this installation was completed in conjunction with!
Professional Equipment to take your garage Premium
This line up was completed last week with a Cascos 5T C455 lift, renowned for robust and efficient lifting.
The workshop is looking great and is a testament to both businesses!
Need equipment to take you to the next level?
Need a new site kitting out with the latest premium garage equipment? No problem - Hofmann Megaplan have you covered. The most recent install from our expert engineers was the complete fit out of new tyre shop for major brand Costco's latest opening in Stevenage.
Installation without the hassle!
High quality service of premium tyre fitting equipment is vital for big brand tyre shops as volume is high and machines need to be reliable.
Our specialist machines and install engineers were an obvious choice.
Megaspin 820 Wheel Balancer
The megaspin 820P Wheel Balancer takes balancing to a whole new level - the One Weight Balance technology enables just one weight to completely balance a wheel.
The incredible ability to provide live recommended actions makes interacting with the machine easy for fitters. A colour TFT display & further user prompts provide a greater visual representation, increasing efficiency for swift balancing.
Our team successfully installed three of these incredible machines to accompany...
Twister Evolution Tyre Changer
The new branch also had three Twister Evo Tyre Changing machines to compliment these advanced balancers.
Designed based on feedback from tyre fitters, the Twister Evo depicts strength, reliability and ease of use; which suits Costco down to a tee for their ongoing services.
Lifting Costco in Stevenage!
Not only were the tyre-fitting machines installed efficiently, but we also supplied and installed two brand new 3.2 Tonne Two Post Lifts and one 4.0 Tonne Two Post Lift. Between these machines all lifting needs for the branch are covered!
By making great use of the available space, providing excellent solutions for the footprint of the garage and considering the operation requirements, our team took full advantage of offering high specification solutions for high volume requirements!
Hofmann Megaplan will often reference our above and beyond levels customer service. When we say you can be sure we are able to install our equipment on time in whatever weather or location we mean it and today was no exception!
Pro Tyre Bell Silencers in Swindon may have woke up this morning to snow, unsure as to whether their new aligner would be delivered or not. Not ones to disappointed, our engineers were on site first thing to replace an old Hunter aligner with our 3D