December 29, 2011 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – KTM, the leader in sports motorcycles and the company that is always “Ready to Race” is pleased to announce a new partnership with SW-Stahl, specialists for professional hand tools and high tech tools in the international automotive aftermarket (IAM).
SW-Stahl will be supplying tools to all of the KTM Factory Racing Teams to ensure that their mechanics have the best available to hand to serve the needs of the world’s top riders.
Pit Beirer, head of KTM Motorsports said the new partnership would be a strong one and an important element in supporting the company’s factory teams with the supply of superior quality tools. “Today’s international racing is a very specialized, high tech area. Our riders are among the world’s best and we work hard to supply them with the finest factory racing bikes that feature the most advanced technology. It goes without saying that we want our mechanics to have the best available high tech tools to ensure they can look after our bikes and factory riders in the most professional way.”
SW-Stahl CEO Michael Kories: “It is a great pleasure to team up with KTM and to support the factory riders and teams heading for future titles. Based on several years of supporting different racing teams and classes, the cooperation with KTM is another opportunity to spread out knowledge and experience in order to service ambitious and professional motorcyclists. In the course of our partnership, an extended range of products exceeding the expectations the expectations of our customers will be developed.”
KTM, trading as KTM Power Sports AG is a leading international manufacturer of motorsports vehicles. KTM has already achieved 192 world championship titles and has won the Dakar Rally ten times. The operational core business develops and produces race-ready offroad and street motorcycles. The KTM-Sportcar GmbH is the company for the super lightweight sports car, the X-BOW, with which KTM has taken the first step into the automobile area.
Founded in 1987 SW-Stahl is a successful and innovative international player for hand- and special tools. Today more than 1700 specialist partners distribute an assortment of over 5000 articles in 20 European countries. The products are mainly used in workshops related to the international automotive aftermarket (IAM). As an industry supplier SW-Stahl offers high quality tools for production plants and as OE-tools. SW-Stahl is renowned for products of high quality, its reliability as a supplier and for its ongoing new innovations for professional workshops.