NSW companies drive business growth at US auto trade show

29 November 2011

Nine companies from NSW's automotive aftermarket sector are seeking new export opportunities at the Performance Racing Industry trade show in Orlando, Florida next month.

With support from the NSW Trade & Investment, the companies are taking part in the trade show − the world's largest racing trade show – which runs from December 1 to 3. The show is expected to attract about 40,000 motor sports businesspeople at the highly targeted event.

More than 65 countries will be represented at the trade show which features the latest advances in racing products, machining equipment, motorsport engineering, safety gear, race electronics and more from about 1,100 companies.

NSW Trade & Investment has worked with the industry body the Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association to identify opportunities at the Performance Racing Industry trade show for the NSW companies.

The Australian automotive aftermarket includes about 1600 companies, has a turnover of about $11 billion a year, employs more than 30,000 people and exports more than $850 million worth of products each year.

NSW companies participating in the PRI trade show:

Adaptronic Engine Management, Castle Hill
Aftermarket electronic control units for modified cars and engines

Chassis Sim, Marrickville
Motorsport simulation software

Disc Brakes Australia, Silverwater
Automotive disc brakes, rotors and brake drums

Haltech, Wetherill Park
Engine management systems

Powerbond, Wagga Wagga
Automotive harmonic balancers and engine pulleys

Simply Sports Cars, Artarmon
Lotus vehicles, from general servicing to repairs and racing.

Speedflow, Taree
Performance hose fittings.

Turbosmart, Ashfield
Automotive performance turbo parts

Whiteling (Redranger), Somersby
Replacement and performance suspension components