Elcome Announces Quarter Million Pound Investment

To Meet Increasing Customer Demand

Elcome is delighted to announce it has invested over £¼ Million to provide additional capacity required to meet business growth. This includes significant investment in both people and infrastructure at its headquarters, located along the M4 corridor in Wroughton, south of Swindon, Wiltshire.

Autocat Submissions

Latest Update - MAM Server Migration

We will be reactivating ARC and customers will be able to submit data to MAM for publishing on Autocat from 8.00am GMT tomorrow morning (Tuesday 12th September).

Teerriffic Time

at the IAAF Golf Team Challenge 2017

Once again, Elcome was delighted to sponsor and supply the golf balls and tees at the second IAAF Golf Team Challenge this year..


IAAF Golf Day Challenge, Manchester

Find out all the results from this year's Northern event.

New Improvements in XChecker Coming Soon!

Elcome is pleased to announce that the following enhancements will soon be made available to you in XChecker:

Parent/Child and Branding

Product criteria in Parent/Child will be grouped together into their own collapsible area making it easier to read and maintain Parent/Child relationships.

Images in XChecker

Images in XChecker will show directly from Image Manager, without making copies resulting in a more accurate and change responsive display.


Changes to the submission screen mean that you will no longer spend time re-submitting information if an export is still underway with MAM, for easier, clearer and more efficient working.

Your new contact address for Elcome queries


Here at Elcome, customer support is not an afterthought, it’s first and foremost. Because of the significant growth in our range of solutions and services, we now recognise that our Support Team no longer handle queries only about XChecker. Which is why, with immediate effect, we are changing our customer support contact address to:

Ready, Steady, Go!

For Automechanika, Birmingham 2017

Elcome are looking forward to attending Automechanika in Birmingham (6-8th June) this week. If you are going too, it would be great to take advantage of this chance to meet up and talk about ONCE™, Elcome's online global cataloguing solution.

Ciao Autopromotec!

Elcome attends show in Bologna, Italy

Meet with us and find out more about ONCE™, Elcome's online global cataloguing solution.

Principles of Good Cataloguing Training

Denso team complete inaugural session with flying colours!

The Elcome Whirlwind Hits Kansas!

At the ACPN Knowledge Exchange Conference

Stewart Cartman, Elcome’s New Business Manager has been whipping up a storm in Kansas, USA where he is attending this years’ ACPN Knowledge Exchange Conference, the largest gathering of catalogue professionals, vendors and solution partners in North America.

Elcome all set for the Sunflower State, USA

Attending the ACPN Knowledge & Exchange Conference this month

Elcome’s Stewart Cartman is pleased to announce his attendance at this year’s ACPN Knowledge Exchange conference and exhibition event in Kansas City, Missouri USA from 23rd – 26th April.

Looking for cost-effective catalogue print options?

Elcome’s expertise on catalogue production is not just about data preparation and page production. It is also complemented by our long-established relationships with a variety of printing companies, meaning we can source competitive quotes for all your catalogue print jobs, whatever the specification.

Comline upgrades catalogue data to v8

Working within their XChecker catalogue data management system and together with Elcome’s Data Team, Comline have recently achieved v8 status for their Autocat catalogue content. Meeting the KPIs and standards necessary for v8 approval will result in more first-time VRM matches, fewer duplications and better-described criteria and notes.

TecAlliance confirm Elcome as a Solution Partner

Following TecAlliance’s re-structure of their TecCom, TecDoc and TecRMI divisions under the one umbrella, the organisation has also set out the companies they officially co-operate with in order to offer solutions to optimise their Data Supplier’s daily activities.

XChecker Training Pathway

As previously communicated, Elcome is investing in expanding its popular XChecker training programme into new areas to reflect the increasing sophistication and capability of the system.

Footsore in Frankfurt!

Automechanika Frankfurt 2016 continued to be an exceptional show for Elcome to attend. We approach it in an unusual style that really works for us and our customers, although walking all that distance every day is not great for the feet!


Elcome invests more in XChecker Training

As XChecker has grown over the years, the requirement for training has grown in tandem, both in scope because of the increasingly broad range of functions to cover and in numbers due to the flourishing band of users out there. In order to keep improving its training offer, Elcome is investing in two ways.

XChecker readies itself to improve MAM catalogue

Elcome’s continuing drive to support high quality data on MAM’s market leading Autocat+ catalogue will bear fruit this week with the release of the first phase of XChecker’s new Autocat+ Readiness Centre (ARC).

Elcome announces partnership with Kentico

Elcome is pleased to announce it has entered a partnership with Kentico Software (http://www.kentico.com), the Web Content and Customer Experience Management provider, to provide customers with high quality websites.  

New Ivor Searle website launches

Elcome are delighted to have been heavily involved with such a significant project as the huge, new Ivor Searle website and E-Cat that went LIVE this week. The new on-line presence means the company are being presented to the world better than ever before!

Image Manager upgrade

Elcome’s Image Manager product has recently been upgraded with new functions to make it more user-friendly and efficient.

Elcome Help Motaquip on to TecDoc

From the beginning of 2016, Motaquip’s catalogue data has been successfully incorporated into TecDoc’s on-line WEB CATALOG, publishing for the first time during February. Working closely with Elcome’s Data Team and the XChecker system to deliver the data to TecDoc enabled Motaquip to benefit from the experience and expertise that Elcome has as a market leader in data delivery. 

WAI Global join the XChecker bandwagon

After a long and detailed assessment process – including a significant meeting at AAPEX Las Vegas last November – WAI Global are moving to XChecker to manage their UK and European catalogues and data deliveries.

New Sales & Marketing Team

For 2016, Rob Clulow has been appointed to head up Elcome’s Sales & Marketing team with a brief to continue improving support to existing customers as well as gaining extra business from new clients. 

Elcome’s Las Vegas Show

Every November the main players in North America’s auto parts and tuning community congregate in Las Vegas for two of the largest and most important aftermarket events in the calendar, namely the AAPEX and SEMA shows. 2015 saw Elcome attending for the first time as we continue to spread our wings and develop our global product offering. 

Delta Auto Parts moves to XChecker

The Delta Auto Parts brand (part of Foreign Trading Solutions of London) has migrated its full product range to XChecker for catalogue data handling as stage one, with stage two being a website and eCat build. Expect to see the website live sometime in Q1 2016.

Elcome take on two Apprentices

With an eye on the future, Elcome are keen to support the apprenticeship scheme and as such we are pleased to announce the arrival of our very first apprentices, Callum Neate and Lewis Parkinson.

Elcome Expands in-house Development Team

Elcome is pleased to announce the addition of a new member to its Development team, Pedro Barbosa. Pedro has been hired for the position of lead programmer for its web to print solution, Catalogue Creator. 

XChecker 3.1 Upgrade

Corteco Upgrade for better functions

Corteco have today completed their XChecker 3.1 training, making them completely up-to-date with XChecker’s functionalities.

Elcome's New Business Development manager

Elcome Welcomes Ian Dore

Elcome recently named Ian Dore as its new Business Development Manager.  Elcome are pleased to welcome Ian, who will join from the 16th March, to this key position on its growing team. 

Elcome at Shanghai Automechanika

Our New Business Development Manager will fly to Shanghai to visit the 2nd largest international trade fair for automotive parts, accessories, equipment from the 9-12th December.


Elcome & Headline are proud to announce a new partnership that will harness the power of Competitor Information and Car Parc statistics.

Elcome’s application RAS (Range Analysis System) is a versatile and intuitive data analysis tool that, amongst numerous other qualities provides users with an extensive range of reports to analyse, understand and improve their market position. Coupled with Headline’s fully specified (70+ vehicle attributes) Global Car Parc data – spanning 70 countries worldwide – and a diverse range of aftermarket product groups with TecDoc linkages, the RAS system will become the greatest tool in this competitive automotive market.


16th - 19th September

Elcome and Elcome Data Services will be attending Automechanika Frankfurt from 16th-19th September. For product demonstrations, or more information...