Mast Acquires Performance Induction Specialties

Sep 2, 2010

Mast Motorsports, Nacogdoches, Texas, has acquired cylinder head and intake manufacturing company Performance Induction Specialties.

The new manufacturing facility will remain in Walled Lake, Mich., and utilize the latest manufacturing equipment and software including CAD modeling and design, CAM manufacturing, five-axis CNC machines, vertical mold makers, four-axis valve job machines, and a state-of-the-art flow bench, according to a press release.

“From concept to reality, acquiring Performance Induction Specialties brings tremendous capabilities in-house,” said Horace Mast, owner and lead engineer. “This will allow us to bring innovative products to market faster while driving customers cost of those products down.”

Cary Chouinard, who played a pivotal role in the startup and success of ET Cylinder Heads and founded Performance Induction Specialties, will be Mast’s new director of cylinder head and valve train as well as manufacturing manager, according to the release. He will turn over his sales responsibilities to Mast Motorsports’ dedicated sales team to focus solely on new product development and cylinder head production.