Akebono has been developing and manufacturing brake products for automobiles since the company was founded in 1929. Sales of automotive products, including motorcycles, account for more than 95% of total sales. Main products are disc brakes and drum brakes, and the corresponding friction material, which are the brake pads and brake linings, respectively.

Market share for OEM (for automobile manufacturing plants) is about 46%* in Japan and about 21%* globally. These figures serve as testament of the trust we won from our customers. Technology refined through developing automotive products are now being applied to brake products for other areas of transportation, such as rolling stock and industrial machinery. Furthermore, Akebono also develops and manufactures sensor products which harness the vibration-analysis technologies of brakes. Akebono is aggressively opening up new business opportunities in the infrastructure and mobility fields with these products.

At the heart of Akebono’s business are brake products for automobiles. Akebono globally develops and manufactures, friction parts including brake pads and brake linings, as well as mechanical parts such as disc brakes and drum brakes. The market share of disc brake pads for automobiles is about 46%* in Japan. Moreover, technology refined through the development of products for automobiles are put to full use for other braking needs, such as motorcycles, rolling stock, and industrial machinery. Furthermore, Akebono develops and manufactures sensor products which harnesses the vibration-analysis technologies of brakes. Akebono aggressively seeks business opportunities in the infrastructure and mobility fields with these products.

Akebono is the brake pad of highest quality available in Sri Lanka currently that of made in Japan. Please visit the official akebono website for more information.

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WIX Filters

Wix Filters – Made in Poland / USA etc.

In the late 1930s, in North Carolina, Jack Wicks and Paul Crawshaw began making car filters. Soon they changed the entire industry. In 1954, they patented the “twist of the wrist” thread filter, which quickly became a standard in the automotive sector. Since then, subsequent WIX Filters solutions have proven to be successful in the filter industry.

Today, WIX Filters range includes over 16,000 separate automotive products. Our products are designed for passenger cars, trucks, buses and heavy machines and equipment. The WIX-Filters portfolio includes fuel, oil, air and cabin air filters, as well as air dryers, coolant, hydraulic oil and urea filters, all these promoted further with a host supplementary products. We have a huge selection of filters for heavy and industrial machinery, used, e.g., in hydraulic and pneumatic systems.

Our passion for sport and our need for constantly testing technologies led us to race tracks half a century ago. WIX Filters are installed in racing cars as a reliable solution in the toughest of conditions. In motor sport, the best drivers finish first, thanks to WIX filters.

For over 78 years, WIX Filters has been among the elite filter manufacturers. We are present in 80 markets today and our filters are produced in 10 countries over 5 continents.

We do everything to guarantee the highest quality of each new product and of the entire WIX Filters range.

In May 2016, the process of incorporating the global brand WIX Filters into the MANN+HUMMEL group was completed, which resulted in the creation of one of the world’s-largest filtration-technology companies.


Company Web site: http://wixeurope.com

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Your ride’s brakes, wheels, and transmissions are among your ride’s most important systems and components. Therefore, when you need components for these assemblies, you shouldn’t settle for less, or else, you’ll be compromising your ride’s performance. Why not put your trust in Seiken Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.? Founded in 1959, this company was originally the laboratory for brake and brake fluid of Meiji Sangyo Company. Since 1933, this company has been importing brake parts and later on started to manufacture them. The company’s motto is “Quality First” and that’s what leads it and its Seiken brand in producing reliable automotive products not just in Japan but across the globe as well.

Being the heart and soul of our merchandising, Seiken is one of the most popular brands in Sri Lanka. Boasting of over 95% market share for rubber cups, Seiken is arguably the most valued brand in the automotive aftermarket industry in Sri Lanka. SKM is proud to serve the island as the authorized importer for this brand for three highly successful decades. Recently introduced Seiken Brake Fluid (Brake oil) is a fast emerging product offered to the quality seeking gentlemen. Click here to enter the website.

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Taiwanese JKP brand is establishing it’s presence in Sri Lanka as a High quality reasonably priced alternative to it’s Japanese counterpart. Due to it’s Quality in regards to the price, JKP has been able to outplay many other Taiwanese alternatives that were present at the time of it’s introduction.

The product Range consists of Brake Master Cylinders, Clutch Master & Operating cylinders, Wheel Cylinders as well as their respective repair kits.

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Established in March 14, 2012 and based in Okayama, Japan, KiBi has been developing business mainly based on industrial sealing products such as gaskets for automobile engines and oil seals, taking advantage of its technical capabilities to cultivate many new fields and fulfill demand gaps in the market. Going forward, KiBi will continue to develop high-precision products that are safe and durable by making full use of sealing technology, beyond existing areas of the field.

Kibi has been introduced to Sri Lanka in 2017 with intention of offering a 100% Japanese product which has been a market need for many years. Imported from Meiji Sangyo Company, Japan, SKM expect Kibi to become the next big thing in automotive aftermarket industry in Sri Lanka.

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JS Asakashi is a Tokyo based company which has it’s production plant in South Korea. It has a complete product range of filters which consists of Oil, Air, Fuel, Cabin and Transmission filters.

JS Asakashi is SKM’s latest addition to its’ product range with a positive market outlook in the years to come. Continuous inquiries and dealer requests island wide is a great indicator of the brand’s potential. Click here to view the website and its online catalog.

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The trademark 5’825 belongs to the Japanese company Ohno Rubber Industrial, one of the most famous manufacturers of rubber products for Japanese cars. The company was founded in 1941 and is the most popular in the domestic market of Japan

A brand strictly targets the popular market segment for our company, high quality seekers, 5’825 (OHNO) has been an established brand for over a decade in Sri Lanka. The availability of this brand is limited to retailers who value quality over cost.

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Niles is one of the leading suppliers of switches and electronic components for automobile use. Niles outstanding reputation for quality and technology has been embraced by auto manufacturers and automotive systems suppliers around the world.

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Located in Aichi, Japan, the establishment of Fuji carbon brushes dates back to 1st of February 1935. The company has been able to attract customers from all over the world and serve the market as the leader in Sri Lanka as well as many other nations for carbon brushes

Widely available and accepted among all retailers, Fuji is the number one choice in Sri Lanka. When anyone purchases carbon brushes, there is a high chance that it will be of FUJI brand.

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