After becoming a leading company in the United States, WIX entered the European market in 1997.
14 years later WIX became the fourth biggest filter manufacturer in Europe. The size of the entire European operation is best reflected in numbers: They employee 1200 people and every year 60 million filters are exported to 70 different countries. The best evidence of their success is the fact that WIX-FILTRON (offcial name of WIX's European branch) supplies OE or OES filters to almost to all of the European automotive groups. They are a partner to companies such as: Ford, Volkswagen, Aston Martin, Jaguar, Land Rover, Volvo, Renault and many others.
Because WIX filters are produced in 15 manufacturing plants on 4 continents and because, each plant has their own design and implementation centre and provides assistance to product development in their particular area of coverage, the WIX product range (meeting the automotive industry requirements) has been available globally for many years now. Currently, the WIX product range comprises of 7000 different filters types. Research shows that the WIX product range covers over 96% of the European market. Every year several hundred new items are introduced.
WIX Filters are the 2nd biggest manufacturer of filters in the world
and co-operate with the following companies -
CATERPILLAR, JOHN DEERE, MASSEY FERGUSON, MAN, plus many more.
We will stock the following WIX Heavy Duty Filters: