The BeginningGRP4 Fabrications was established in 2002 by Torsten Schmidt. By background he is a qualified toolmaker and manufacturing engineer with over fifteen years experience in the engineering industry in Ireland. He is the third generation of the Schmidt family to get involved in the car component industry. This coupled with his involvement in rallying give him a keen insight into the needs and challenges of the motor sport industry.
A growing success storyRecently expanded to a state of the art 7500sq.ft plant on the outskirts of Galway city, Torsten leads his twelve man team specialising in the manufacture of competition components for the MK1 and MK2 ford Escort. GRP4 Fabrications also offers a full range of design and machine/ fabrication facilities which can cater for anything from a “one off” to volume production. Finishes can include powder painting, Zinc plating or clear/colour anodising and media blasting, Carbon Fibre and FibreGlass .
Market leader in the Irish Motor Sport industryWith the latest in technology “know how” in this ultra modern plant, the team at GRP4 Fabrications can supply custom engineered products tailored to any customer specifications. There are over 1400 products in the existing but expanding product range. The client base now extends from the Irish Republic to the North of Ireland and the rest of the world with international orders shipping daily.
In the short space of time GRP4 Fabrications has established its reputation as a market leader in the Irish Motor Sport industry. This is based on the ability of a highly trained and motivated team to deliver a good product on time to a demanding market.