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Simpson Performance Products Acquires Twisted Stitch

Simpson Performance Products

New Braunfels, Texas, October 10, 2014 – Simpson has acquired the assets of Twisted Stitch, Inc., an Anaheim, California based manufacturer and marketer of seats for off-road recreational vehicles. Leo Grillas, who started Twisted Stitch Seats in 2007, will continue to lead Twisted Stitch Seats as its General Manager. Chad Berry will continue as Operations Manager. “We are pleased that Leo, Chad and the entire Twisted Stitch team have joined Simpson. Twisted Stitch has very high demand for its products. We believe we can provide the support they need to help them fill the high demand for their great seats,” said Chuck Davies, Simpson CEO.

Leo Grillas, founder of Twisted Stitch commented, “We have worked with the people at Simpson for years. We use Simpson belts, and they have bought our seats. I have long thought this would be a good fit to help us serve our customers better and grow faster. I am excited about joining Simpson, and our future.” Chad Berry also commented, “Simpson can help us with their infrastructure while Leo and I focus on designing, manufacturing, and selling seats and other new products.”

About Simpson Performance Products

Since 1959, Simpson Performance Products has been the leading manufacturer of safety equipment for the Motorsports industry. Simpson is the first American company to manufacture an FIA 8860 helmet. Simpson is a long time contingency sponsor for NASCAR and NHRA and provides unmatched customer support trackside at many premier racing events across the U.S. Simpson believes in putting safety first, and we are dedicated to elevating the standards of racing safety through continuous development, refinement and testing. Details and information about Simpson Performance Products are available at, or by calling 1-800-654-7223.

About Twisted Stitch

Twisted Stitch, Inc. is a marketer of seats for off-road recreational vehicles. The Anaheim, California based business which started in 2007 also specializes in limit straps, tool bags and window nets for off-road vehicles.

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