EMPI, a Dubin Clark portfolio company, announces the acquisition of 034Motorsport
Founded in 2005 and headquartered in Fremont, California, 034Motorsport is the Audi and Volkswagen enthusiast’s premier destination for performance parts, tuning, and service. Company founder Javad Shadzi, the 034Motorsport performance facility in Fremont, and the team of highly-skilled enthusiasts will join the EMPI family, continuing to operate under the 034Motorsport brand.
“034Motorsport and EMPI offer the ideal combination of a shared passion, philosophy and focus on innovation,” said Javad Shadzi, President of 034Motorsport. “We are excited to join the EMPI family, while we will continue to focus on design, test and build of the latest in world class performance products, complimented with a wide range of factory replacement parts and aftermarket components for Audi and Volkswagen vehicles.”
“EMPI is committed to Air-Cooled VW’s, while expanding its product offering to include a wide range of Water-Cooled VW products and Porsche performance parts,” added Peter Guile, interim CEO of EMPI. “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.”
“We’re excited to welcome Javad and 034Motorsport to the EMPI family,” said Matt Broullire, Vice President of Dubin Clark. “034’s focus on producing best in-class aftermarket parts for Audi and VW enthusiasts marries well with EMPI’s commitment to provide quality and growth to the enthusiast hobby.”
Founded in 1956 and headquartered in Anaheim, California, EMPI is recognized by enthusiasts worldwide as the premier brand of VW performance and 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. EMPI distributes a wide breadth of automotive parts, including: tires, wheels, brakes, carburetor sets, exhaust systems, fuel intake systems, driveline products, and more.