EMPI Inc, announces the acquisition of 034Motorsport, Fremont California.
034Motorsport was founded by Javad Shadzi in 2005, with a passion for bringing motorsport-quality performance upgrades, tuning and service to Audi and Volkswagen vehicles. The 034Motorsport performance facility in Fremont, along with Javad and the team of highly-skilled enthusiasts, will join EMPI Group, continuing to operate as 034Motorsport in Fremont, CA.
“034Motorsport and EMPI offer the ideal combination of a shared passion, philosophy and focus on innovation. We are excited to join EMPI Group, and look forward to leveraging this partnership to further focus on designing, validating, and manufacturing innovative and relevant world-class performance products for Audi and Volkswagen vehicles,” commented Javad Shadzi, President of 034Motorsport.
Gary Sheehan, Head of Operations for 034Motorsport added, “We have known about many growth opportunities available to us, but haven’t had the resources to truly pursue and realize our potential. We are thrilled to finally have a partner who can support us in our mission to offer premium, aspirational products to the Volkswagen and Audi markets, and beyond.”
Nathan Stuart, Director of Engineering continued “We have always been a small company with big company IP and engineering assets. This partnership with EMPI will enable the engineering team at 034Motorsport to scale our powerful IP into many new products in Volkswagen, Audi, and beyond. This is a very exciting time for 034Motorsport product, engineering and technology!”
In addition, the partnership will allow increased inventory levels of all 034Motorsport SKUs and enable enhancements to all areas of company logistics related to component sourcing, purchasing, transportation and fulfillment. The team at 034Motorsport are truly thrilled at what this means for the company’s current and future customers.
Peter Guile, CEO of EMPI summarized, “034Motorsport is the perfect addition to the EMPI family,as an established business with a 45+ year history, EMPI is ideally placed to partner with 034 Motorsport which is a high growth company, to accelerate product innovation and enhance logistics and product availability. The addition of 034Motorsport to the EMPI family of brands reinforces our mission to fuel enthusiast’s passion, from classic Bug owners to contemporary performance vehicles. It's a perfect fit that allows the whole to be much more than the individual parts.”
034Motorsport and EMPI will join forces at SEMA in Las Vegas, November 5-8th 2019, locations 23137 and 51905.
About 034Motorsport
034Motorsport is the Audi and Volkswagen enthusiast’s premier destination for performance parts, tuning, and service. Founded by Javad Shadzi in 2005, with a passion for bringing motorsport-quality performance upgrades and tuning to Audi and Volkswagen vehicles. The company has since evolved and grown to meet the expanding needs of enthusiasts, but the underlying passion for innovation, performance, and quality remains.
034Motorsport is operated by enthusiasts. This means you can expect knowledgeable advice and enthusiastic customer service every time. When we aren't at work, you can find us at local car meets, Audi Club Track Days, or at home wrenching on our own cars.
As enthusiasts, we understand the importance of a strong automotive community, and give back to the customers that we owe our success. 034Motorsport is a proud sponsor of Audi Club North America's Golden Gate Chapter, as well as many popular automotive forums, including Audizine, Fourtitude, GolfMkVI, VWvortex, and QuattroWorld. We also support numerous local VW and Audi clubs and frequently host events and get-togethers for club members.
About EMPI, Inc.
EMPI Inc. is recognized by enthusiasts Worldwide as the premier brand of VW Performance and Appearance aftermarket products. For over 45 years EMPI has been the supplier of choice, building on the company’s racing and restoration heritage to provide the best in quality, design, performance and product available.
In June 2019, JayCee Enterprises joined the EMPI family. JayCee is recognized for leading innovation by achieving record setting performance and worldwide championships from the performance parts developed at JayCee. For over 25 years JayCee has supported enthusiasts around the world with performance VW parts. EMPI is committed to Air-Cooled VW’s, while expanding the product offering to include a wide range of Water-Cooled VW products and Porsche performance parts.
The addition of 034Motorsport to the EMPI family of brands, reinforces our mission to fuel enthusiast’s passion from classic Bug owners to contemporary performance vehicles.
Javad Shadzi or Nick Mercadante, social@034motorsport.com
42968 Osgood Road
Fremont, CA 94539 USA
Cory Rider, Marketing Manager at crider@empius.com
EMPI, Inc.
301 E. Orangethorpe Ave
Anaheim, CA 92801, USA