C.A.Petrides LTD was founded by Chris Petrides in the 1978, previous name was Aquasoft and was renamed in 1992. Began with dealing marine equipment and marine accessories.In 1993 company has moved in the new showroom at 46, Franklin Rousevelt in Limassol.
Dealing with various world known marine brands and distributing all over the island, the company has gained a serious share in Cyprus marine market from the early years until today.
Since 1990, C.A.Petrides LTD is Garmin Authorized distributor for Cyprus. One of the oldest Garmin dealer in the European Union. Garmin is the leader in satellite navigation technology. Garmin designs, develops, manufactures and markets a diverse line of user-friendly handheld portable and fixed-mount products for the auto, mobile, outdoor, fitness, marine and general aviation markets.
In 2008 C.A.Petrides LTD has agreed and build a strong co-operation with T.C.Geomatic LTD, a cartography company in Nicosia to provide the detailed street map of Cyprus (Geomatic maps TM) and after data was tested and approved by Garmin, C.A.Petrides LTD has entered a new market.
Today Garmin automotive is now leader in Cyprus satellite navigation.