Winter Sports Kennametal division joins in sponsorship of Team USA bobsleds and skeletons
Athletes coming to Europe for series of events.
Kennametal unit Widia said it and partners Fastenal and Hi-Speed Corp. are now serving as sponsors of the United States Bobsled & Skeleton Federation.
Widia said the three companies will be supporting the team for the 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 World Cup seasons leading up to the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.
Bernie McConnell, vice president of Widia, said: “We're extremely excited about our sponsorship and their prospects for winning the World Cup.
“This team personifies the strength and passion of the Widia brand,” McConnell added.