Viper Motorcycle Company Enters into Production Agreement with Performance Assembly Solutions
MINNEAPOLIS, April 14 -- (Pink Sheets: VPWS) Viper Motorcycle Company, a subsidiary of Viper Powersports, Inc., today announced that Performance Assembly Solutions will manufacture and assemble Viper's proprietary motorcycles and motorcycle engines at its Livonia, Michigan manufacturing facility. Viper plans to support ongoing product design, development, marketing, and dealer service from its Minneapolis headquarters.
"We are truly excited about our relationship with Performance Assembly Solutions," said Terry Nesbitt, president of Viper Motorcycle. "This relationship gives Viper access to a vast platform of engineering, manufacturing and machining capabilities, allowing Viper to fully satisfy the growing national demand for its motorcycles and engines. The Viper launch has been years in the making; with this relationship we are poised to enter the market with a manufacturing and assembly partner that will offer us the capacity and quality control that will enable us to fully realize the potential of our products. As an OEM, we recognize that the manufacturer/dealer relationship is crucial to our success and we place an equal value on our relationship with Performance Assembly Solutions."
Said Chris Zucker, vice president and general manager of Performance Assembly Solutions: "Viper's product line is exciting and we see this as an excellent growth opportunity and win-win relationship for all involved."
About Performance Assembly Solutions
Performance Assembly Solutions ( http://www.performanceas.com/ ) presently manages several powertrain module assembly programs for Ford, General Motors and their JV partners. They are QS9000 and ISO14001 registered and certified as well as an autonomous Q1 vendor to Ford Motor Company. Their experience, their relationships, their quality systems and their passion are attributes that Viper Motorcycle Company believes will be beneficial to the program's success.
About Viper Motorcycle
Viper Motorcycle Company develops, produces and markets a line of factory custom V-Twin super cruiser motorcycles and related aftermarket products. Viper motorcycles are distributed and sold under the Viper brand name through a nationwide independent dealer network. The Company's website is http://www.vipermotorcycle.com/ .