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Commercial Vehicle Clutches

Setco Automotive U.K. Ltd, (Lipe Clutch) are a leading manufacturer of Medium and Heavy Duty Commercial Vehicle clutches. Established in the UK in 1973 Lipe Clutch is a supplier to vehicle manufacturers PACCAR, MAN, BMC, SISU, ACMAT and GAZ and the aftermarket service of VOLVO, MAN, MERCEDES, DAF and IVECO.

Lipe Clutch has a reputation for building high quality, durable products, at globally competitive prices.

Lipe Clutch manufacture and sell both ceramic and organic clutches under the LIPE trademark for a broad cross-section of brands, models and engines for on and off-road vehicles. Sizes range from 225mm to 430mm (8.5 inches to 17 inches). Coil and diaphragm clutch covers are available, supplied as single and twin plate units with push and pull type alternatives. Products are obtainable in more than 300 variations to suit customer requirements.

Setco Automotive Limited have facilities in North America, the United Kingdom and India; The UK facility operates an in-house Research & Development department, manufacturing and warehouse facility. We follow stringent quality standards (ISO 9001:2008 and OHSAS 18001:2007 certified) and continuously strive to implement new technologies and upgrade standards to improve our quality performance.


To be a market leading brand in our chosen sphere of work with quality products and services, cost-effective manufacturing, state of the art technology and environment friendly practices, creating value for our stakeholders.


“To be the preferred clutch of choice in 1 out of 3 commercial vehicles and 1 out of 5 farm tractors globally”


  • Safety First
  • Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Team Work
  • Customer Focus
  • Environmental Care

Setco Automotive (UK) Ltd recently won the ‘People and Skills’ award, sponsored by SMMT Industry Forum, at the Northern Automotive Alliance Annual Business Awards; recognized for our investment in both the training and development of our workforce.

Setco Automotive also received a certificate for been ‘Highly Commended’ under the Manufacturing Excellence Award category in recognition of our fantastic improvements and implementations in streamlining our warehouse operations.

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