(20 October 2022) – Brackley, UK: Multimatic is the winner of the prestigious MIA Business of the Year (with sales over £5 million) Award. Revealed during the Motorsport Industry Association’s Business Excellence Awards dinner, held at Silverstone, the award recognises Multimatic’s achievements in engineering, manufacturing and motorsports operations.
Multimatic Motorsports is celebrating 30 years of on-track success in 2022. For three decades, the company has designed and built championship-winning race cars for both factory and customer programmes. Multimatic also boasts its own world-class professional race teams and ran the successful Ford GT World Endurance Championship campaign from its UK Motorsports base not far from Silverstone, in the heart of the UK’s Motorsport Valley.
The company’s Special Vehicle Operations group is the chassis manufacturer for the new Porsche 963, which will race for the first time at the Rolex 24 at Daytona in 2023. The carbon fibre chassis, manufactured at Multimatic’s specialist composites facility in the UK is on display at MIA CTS2022 – a motorsport engineering and technology show held at Silverstone Circuit – along with the company’s eponymous spool valve motorsport dampers that are used across the spectrum of racing from Formula Student to Formula 1®.
In addition, visitors to the show can learn about the services available through the Multimatic Vehicle Dynamics Centre in the UK, a state-of-the-art facility outfitted with a DiL simulator, multi-post rig and full-chassis K&C rig.
Larry Holt, VP Multimatic Special Vehicle Operations, said: “It is a real honour to be recognised by the MIA in this way in the world’s leading motorsports country. This award belongs to all of our employees who work on the wide range of technologies and products that we supply to the motorsports industry.”
Multimatic is a privately held, global enterprise supplying engineered components, systems and services to the automotive industry. Multimatic’s core competencies include the engineering and manufacturing of complex mechanisms, body hardware, suspension systems and body structures, as well as the design and development of lightweight composite automotive systems. In addition, Multimatic delivers niche vehicle design, development and production for road and race applications. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Multimatic has manufacturing divisions and engineering facilities in North America, Europe and Asia, and alliance relationships with partners around the world. Multimatic is comprised of five operating groups: Multimatic Mechanisms, Multimatic Structures & Suspension, Multimatic Engineering, Multimatic Niche Vehicles, and Multimatic Special Vehicle Operations. For further information, please visit www.multimatic.com or www.multimaticmotorsports.com.
From: Multimatic Communications