Made in America-J.W. Speaker Corporation
Jun14

Made in America-J.W. Speaker Corporation

by Rob Mullner, Chief Enthusiast-JC Whitney Photos by the Author   Nestled in America’s Dairyland on the site of an old farm, a state of the art manufacturing plant specializing in the ultra-competitive lighting business is thriving. J.W. Speaker is creating lighting solutions for a host of domestic and international companies in the Automotive and Powersports sectors, just to name a few. This company has a truly American story...

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Made In America-Bilstein Shock Absorbers Hamilton, Ohio
Apr24

Made In America-Bilstein Shock Absorbers Hamilton, Ohio

by Rob Mullner Chief Enthusiast Photos by the Author     A crisp, cold morning greeted us at the Bilstein Technical Center adjacent to the Bilstein plant in Hamilton, Ohio. Once inside with a cup of coffee and the comradery of over 70 Porsche Club members assembled for the tour; the cold of the morning was quickly forgotten as questions about lowering, rebound rates and Walter Rorhl were batted around the room.   We...

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Made In America – MSD
Apr18

Made In America – MSD

by Rob Mullner Chief Enthusiast Photos by the Author   For over three decades an innovator in the aftermarket performance sector has been designing, engineering, manufacturing and repairing aftermarket ignition systems and components in El Paso, Texas. The company is MSD/Mallory, and if you are a circle track or drag racing enthusiast you already know and respect the brand; after our tour I was even more impressed with the...

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Made In America-Eibach Springs, Corona, CA
Mar24

Made In America-Eibach Springs, Corona, CA

by Rob Mullner, Chief Enthusiast-JC Whitney Photos by the Author and Eibach Springs For the next episode of Made in America we traveled to Corona, California to visit Eibach Springs. Since 1987 this renowned German manufacturer of performance suspension systems has been thriving and expanding its markets, products and workforce in Southern California. We had a chance to see all of the operations at Corona starting with the Research...

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Made In America-Tenneco, Paragould, AR
Nov07

Made In America-Tenneco, Paragould, AR

by Rob Mullner, Chief Enthusiast-JC Whitney Photos by the Author The latest episode of Made In America finds us halfway across the country in Paragould, Arkansas, to visit Tenneco Inc. This plant produces Monroe®shocks and struts and Rancho®shocks for distribution in the aftermarket. Arriving at the plant, we immediately got a sense of the scale of the operation. In addition to being one of the largest employers in Paragould, the...

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Made In America – Evans Waterless Coolant
Aug15

Made In America – Evans Waterless Coolant

As told to Rob Mullner, Chief Enthusiast – JC Whitney Photos by Evans Waterless Coolant If there’s an image of America that’s endured, it’s the dream of a fast car, an open road and the endless horizon. Sadly, this dream has often suffered from boilovers, corroded radiators and drivers stranded on the side of the road. It’s fitting that American ingenuity also solved these problems when engineers John Evans and Tom Light decided...

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