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PCB Piezotronics Teams with Andretti Green Racing for 2007
March 22, 2007, Depew, NY, USA PCB Piezotronics, Inc. (PCB®) has been named "Official Sensor and Instrumentation Sponsor" of the Andretti Green Racing team for the 2007 racing season.
Andretti Green Racing, which won the 2004 and 2005 IndyCar Series championships and the 2005 Indianapolis 500, has won 27 Indy Racing League events in four seasons (entering 2007), including 23 in the IndyCar Series and four in the Indy Pro Series. In addition to its new ALMS effort in 2007, the team will field four full-time entries in the IndyCar Series, a fifth-entry in the Indianapolis 500 and a single-car team in the Indy Pro Series.
PCB is supplying Andretti Green with sensors and instrumentation, including DC response accelerometers, torque sensors and load cells, for its four IndyCar Series entries. PCB will also be assisting Andretti Green with a variety of special engineering projects.
"We're excited about our new relationship with PCB Piezotronics," said Kim Green, Andretti Green's chief executive officer. "Their expertise has already proven to be beneficial for our engineering group and we're looking forward to a long, productive relationship for both organizations."
Noted Kevin Cornacchio, PCB Vice President of Sales, "As a proud sponsor of Andretti Green Racing, PCB looks forward to supplying sensors and instrumentation for dynamic measurements, helping AGR to optimize their high performance cars and engines, and enabling them to compete effectively at high speeds. With our commitment to 24-hour customer service and experienced team of applications engineers, we are confident that this partnership will provide the best possible technical expertise and products to one of the most respected racing teams in the sport."
Founded in 1967, PCB Piezotronics is a global leader in the design and manufacture of force, torque, load, strain, pressure, acoustic and vibration sensors, as well as the pioneer of ICP® technology. Core competencies include ICP® and charge output piezoelectric, piezoresistive, strain gage, MEMS and capacitive sensors and instrumentation. With 24-hour customer support; direct sales offices throughout Europe and Asia; and an established global distribution network, PCB® attributes its continued growth to an unwavering commitment to total customer satisfaction.
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