PU­TO­LINE TIMELINE 1970-2014

Classic Trial - - PRODUCT FOCUS | PUTOLINE -

1970 Jan Put launches the Pu­to­line brand in Bladel in the South of Hol­land

1975 Pu­to­line was in­tro­duced into the UK and dis­trib­uted ini­tially by Hewetts. 1977 Pu­to­line was dis­trib­uted via Bryan Goss the UK Maico im­porter.

1992 Dutch­man Theo Kothuis pur­chased Pu­to­line from Jan Put and be­gan Pu­to­line BV in Bladel. 1986 Mark Hood and Brenda Scot­ney formed, Pu­to­line Oil Ltd.

1992 Lin­tek Gleave be­came the UK Dis­trib­u­tor and sales start to re­duce.

1995 Pu­to­line Dis­tri­bu­tion Ltd was formed and owned by Pu­to­line BV and ap­point Mark Hood as MD.

1999 John Hay­den be­gins to work with Pu­to­line Dis­tri­bu­tion in a sales po­si­tion.

2000 Pu­to­line con­tin­ues to es­tab­lish it­self as the UK’s num­ber 1 off road lu­bri­cant brand.

2001 April Mark Hood was trag­i­cally killed in a mo­tor­cy­cle accident.

2001 Au­gust John Hay­den is ap­pointed as Man­ag­ing Di­rec­tor

2004 Pu­to­line Dis­tri­bu­tion Ltd was pur­chased by John and Sally Hay­den in a man­age­ment buy­out.

2007 Also be­came the UK Bell hel­met dis­trib­u­tor.

2008 Pu­to­line be­comes the of­fi­cial oil spon­sor of the SSDT.

2009 Also be­came the UK Lazer hel­met dis­trib­u­tor.

2010 Jan­uary Moved in Blue Di­a­mond House as larger premises were needed for of­fices and ware­hous­ing.

2010 Sept Ap­pointed tri­als spe­cial­ist Apico as an of­fi­cial Pu­to­line whole­saler for off road prod­ucts along­side ex­ist­ing whole­salers , CI Sport and Off Road Only.

2012 Pu­to­line is now the of­fi­cial UK lu­bri­cant for Scorpa, Ossa, Beta and Gas Gas.

2014 Also be­came of­fi­cial UK dis­trib­u­tor of CZ high qual­ity drive chains and Roof hel­mets.

2014 Oc­to­ber Pu­to­line also be­comes the of­fi­cial UK lu­bri­cant for Sherco.

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