NDRA Welcoms Xylotec Solutions

The Cambridge Ontario-based National Drag Racing Association (NDRA) continues to expand its diverse sponsorship base by welcoming Xylotek Solutions Inc….. 

Xylotek is a full-service IT consulting firm based in the technology hotbed of Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario and is one of Canada’s fastest growing companies.

Since 2005 when two systems engineers, Doug Grosfield and Michael Topp founded the company, it has grown to a staff of 30 with revenue of over $5 million.

Under the direction of Grosfield – President and CEO, Chris Pickard – Chief Operating Officer and Michael Topp – Chief Technology Officer, Xylotek Solutions offers unparalleled IT expertise to over 200 small and mid-size companies to large-scale data centres. Their diverse client list includes customers from a wide variety of sectors from insurance, healthcare, manufacturing, transportation, aerospace, legal, financial, automotive, government, and charitable organizations.

With a focus on system and network administration, Xylotek provides and handles everything from specific projects to complete IT department outsourcing. Their products and services include hardware, software, support and innovative IT strategies that put enterprise level IT services within the reach of small local businesses to global organizations. Whether a company requires time to time or all the time technology assistance, Xylotek Solutions’ business coaches and staff can fulfill all of their needs with a high degree of professional service and accountability.


Beyond their dedication to their clients, Xylotek is a strong community focused organization that supports many charities, including the Children’s Wish Foundation, Child Find Canada, The Helping Others Together (HOT) Ride benefiting Cancer Support Services, Prostate Cancer Ride for Dad, the Breast Cancer Society of Canada, and the CIBC Run for the Cure.

Xylotek sits on the board of the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation and supports the annual JDRF Ride for Diabetes Research.

If that is not enough, the company is a Corporate Pacesetter for the United Way and supports the Princess Margaret Ride to Conquer Cancer. As well, they provide below-cost subsidized technical support services to non-profit organizations such as the Salvation Army.

For 2013, they have committed to lend their prestigious name to bolster the National Drag Racing Association’s second exciting race series season!

Dale Boeru, NDRA’s President& Director of Operations is delighted to welcome this dynamic new sponsor to our team!

“We are very excited that Xylotek Solutions has come aboard with the National Drag Racing Association (NDRA). They are a well-known, highly reputable company in the ever-changing world of technology, whether it’s in small business or at the corporate market levels. Now that they have entered the racing industry, we feel extremely confident as we grow our association having Xylotek Solutions Inc. at our side to guide the NDRA network administration; now and into the future!“

Doug Grosfield of Xylotek has this to say about his company’s foray into the world of drag racing and affiliation with NDRA.

“We are proud and excited to become a Major Associate Sponsor of the National Drag Racing Association for the 2013 race season! We may be high tech, but there is a little red-neck in our DNA!  We look forward to a safe and exhilarating season with a very competitive field this year!”

Information Technology is not related only to the business world in general. It has become an integral part of drag racing in recent years. From measuring performance of the cars to taking care of daily operations of teams – big and small, IT plays a huge role!

The “fit” for Xylotek Solutions with the National Drag Racing Association is absolutely perfect!

For detailed information about Xylotek Solutions – their company, their products and services and their accomplishments, visit www.xylotek.ca.


The National Drag Racing Association will present two racing classifications in 2013 with its Alcohol Funny Car Series entering its second season of competition, while the newly added Pro Doorslammer division will provide spectators with an enhanced dose of high-octane entertainment.

Posted by:  Dale Hickey