AMP RESEARCH is an American design and technology company, located in Tustin, California, that invents, builds and markets products designed to improve the function and utility of cars, light trucks and SUVs. The company’s motto, ”Innovation In Motion™” captures the eclectic mix of breakthrough products AMP Research has brought to the market since its founding in 1980.
In 2011, AMP Research moved its headquarters from Irvine, California to a 55,000-square foot design, engineering, and manufacturing facility in Tustin, California.
AMP Research Acquired by Lund International
October 4, 2013 – Lund International Holding Company, a portfolio company of Highlander Partners, L.P., today announced it has acquired all of the operating assets of AMP Research. AMP, based in Tustin, California, is the leading provider of automatic power articulating running boards, bed steps, bed extenders and related products. Lund will continue to use the trademarked POWERSTEP™, BEDSTEP®, BEDSTEP2™ and BEDXTENDER HD™ product names included in AMP’s Innovation in Motion product lines. The current Tustin location will continue to be the primary manufacturing facility and AMP’s current workforce will join the Lund International team.
INNOVATION IN MOTION™
AMP RESEARCH is an original-equipment supplier of unique car and truck accessories for Chrysler, Ford, GM, Honda, Hyundai, , Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Subaru, Suzuki and Toyota. Automotive accessory products designed, manufactured and marketed by AMP Research include PowerStep™ running boards, BedStep®, BedStep2™ truck bed access steps, BedXTender HD™ cargo cage for pickup trucks and AMP Research alloy fuel doors. AMP Research holds over 45 US and International patents for automotive and transportation related products.