Established in 1984, Xtrac has become recognised as the worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of transmission systems supporting a wide client base covering top level motorsport, transportation, defence and marine.
A privately owned company with a passion for winning and dedicated to continuous improvement, which is supported by personal development plans for key staff members and a well-funded capital expenditure programme.
"Winning the world's premier motorsport events and operating in high technology and fast moving markets demands a supplier who can deliver a competitive advantage. Since the founding of the company in 1984, Xtrac has ensured that customers from all sectors can meet, or even exceed, their objectives by drawing on our unique blend of design, engineering and manufacturing capabilities.
To maintain our position as the world’s leading supplier of high performance transmissions and driveline components, we operate a continuous improvement policy. This promotes investment in the most talented and inspired people, as well as the world's most advanced computer aided engineering systems and state-of-the-art machine tools and processes.
Working with government, industry and academic bodies we run modern apprenticeship schemes, undergraduate and graduate training programmes, as well as tailored personal development programmes for every member of staff. The majority of employees are shareholders through our award winning Employee Benefit Trust, which creates a highly incentivised working environment where everyone appreciates the need to re-invest and increase our level of service and capability and commitment to our customers. Our ISO 9001:2008 certification across the whole business gives us the framework within our Quality ethos is applied.
At our 88,000 sq ft (8,200m2) purpose-built factory in Thatcham, Berkshire, UK, skilled machinists work around the clock with our own unique materials. Complex components are machined direct from CAD data to meet deadlines delivering on time solutions to customers throughout the world; not only to the motorsport industry, but also to our growing automotive and engineering customers particularly in the hybrid and electric vehicle sector. From our 9,000 sq ft (835 m2) facility In Indianapolis, IN, USA and its sister satellite operation in Mooresville, NC, USA we provide technical support and parts distribution to our North and South American customers.
Xtrac expertise is relied upon by virtually all of the world's top motorsport teams including many of the major factory entrants as well as smaller teams racing in ‘one make’ championships and technology regulated formulae who use our growing range of lower cost transmission products. High technology customers of our Automotive and Engineering Business Unit increasingly rely on our specialist expertise. Our approach of complete confidentiality, focus and attention to detail, combined with a forward thinking 'can do' philosophy, consistently delivers the ultimate solution just when it’s required. High performance competition is the engine that drives our business forward."