Essex: DC Electronics targets growth in US with new factory launch

ESSEX-based motorsport manufacturing company DC Electronics has launched a full production facility in the United States.

The new plant, in Mooresville, North Carolina, will handle all aspects of vehicle electrical systems from design and production to trackside support.

DC Electronics, based in Maldon, has supplied products for use in championships including Formula 1 and Superbike, and has distributors worldwide.

The new venture, DCE Inc, will be servicing all of the North American motorsport market including NASCAR, ALMS, off road and Grand-Am.

David Cunliffe, managing director of DC Electronics, said: “We are incredibly excited to be launching our full production facility in the US.

“We have built a strong reputation within the UK market and already have experience servicing NASCAR and ALMS teams in the US.

“We are looking forward to expanding our operations to enable us to service a greater number of clients in the US market.”

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The company will also have representatives from its UK and US facilities available when it exhibits at the PRI Show in Orlando, US, which opens today and runs until Saturday, and at the Autosport Engineering event at the NEC in Birmingham, UK, on January 12 and 13.