Metalcutting solutions provider Seco Tools recently signed on as a technical and supplier sponsor of the Izod IndyCar Series championship racing team Andretti Autosport. The team led by racing legend Michael Andretti also competes in the Firestone Indy Lights, Pro Mazda Championship and Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship. Seco is the latest to join a group of technical sponsors that includes machine tool company DMG/Mori Seiki USA.
“We are excited to be affiliated with the legendary Andretti name that has grown and transcended the sport of auto racing over the past 50 years,” said Kurt Nordlund, president of Seco Tools in North America. “Our partnership with Andretti Autosport is a natural fit as both of us uphold a winning tradition of performance excellence, and speed, precision and reliability are all key to success in our respective industries.”
In addition to its new partnership with Andretti, Seco also works with vehicle-based organizations around the world that are seeking advanced cutting tool solutions to overcome tough machining challenges. Whether it involves helping a shop reduce costs on a cylinder head application or developing new ways to cut engine materials, Seco develops technologies, tools, strategies and component solutions to help drive success within the automotive industry.