Race Winning Brands, Inc. (“RWB”), a portfolio company of MiddleGround Capital, announced the acquisition of PAC Racing Springs (“PAC”), a leading manufacturer of high performance valve springs serving the market automotive and motorsports secondary school. . PAC represents the ninth add-on acquisition for Race Winning Brands.
PAC is headquartered and operates from a state-of-the-art facility in Southfield, Michigan, just outside of the famous “Motor City“, Detroit. With roots in engineering and manufacturing dating back over a century, PAC Racing Springs has combined manufacturing expertise with hands-on, high performance racing experience to focus on the development and production of valve springs and top quality valve components.
Engineering, manufacturing and testing in-house in the USA using precision equipment and techniques make PAC a veteran in the performance valve spring market, aligning well with the rest of the Race Winning Brand’s high performance portfolio. PAC’s product line further enhances RWB’s ability to serve a variety of racing markets, from circle track to drag racing.
“PAC Springs is another great addition to our family of brands and adds more technical manufacturing capabilities to our overall program,” commented Bob Bruegging, CEO of Race Winning Brands. “Being a performance maker is essential for RWB and PAC fits perfectly into this strategy. With our Manley, Trend and Victory1 brands, PAC enhances our valve offering, giving us the tools to improve quality, coverage and reduce overall lead times. This will mean better support for all customers, whether they are auto drag racers or Circle Trackers or UTV and Powersports motocross enthusiasts! We welcome the PAC Racing team to our RWB family of iconic brands!
“Race Winning Brands is a group focused on serving and improving performance and the racing community, and the PAC Racing team is very excited to join this family of iconic brands,” said Chris Osborn, Chief operations and engineering for PAC Racing Springs. “Motor technology and spring manufacturing processes are constantly evolving and we believe RWB’s vast resources and experience will help accelerate PAC’s product development to better serve our fellow riders and customers.”
PAC’s manufacturing and support operations will remain based at their current headquarters in Southfield, Michigan.