WNT Rotor Pro Cycling are happy to announce the signing of German climber Kathrin Hammes, who will join the team from 2019. Hammes born in Cologne but currently based in Frieberg in South Germany joins a strong squad ready for the 2019 season and will be looking to flourish in her new colours. A former stage winner at the Tour de l’Ardeche in 2014 along with multiple podium finishes throughout her career. The 2018 season brought success with podium finishes and one of the major highlights winning the Queen of the Mountain Classification at Lotto Thuringen Ladies Tour.
Hammes is excited about joining WNT ROTOR Pro Cycling and said “I can’t wait for 2019 to begin, I’m looking forward to joining the promising project that provides a professional environment with a cool and experienced mix of riders.”
Cutting Tools Europe Managing Director Claude Sun has welcomed the twenty-nine year old to the team as the final few pieces are coming together in readiness for next season.
The new season is fast approaching and more exciting riders will be announced in the near future, WNT Rotor Pro Cycling are looking forward to next year with new challenges and races to conquer.
WNT – Cutting Tool supplier with connection to the cycling industry
WNT is CERATIZIT Group’s competence brand for mass distribution and regional sales, offering high quality cutting tools and a unique service to small and medium-sized enterprises. The Ceratizit Group is a privately owned company, based in Mamer, Luxembourg, which develops and manufactures highly specialised carbide cutting tools, inserts and rods made of hard materials as well as wear parts. With over 9,000 employees at 34 production sites and a sales network of over 70 branch offices, the Group is a global player in the carbide industry.
Cycling has a close connection to WNT products. Many bicycle components are manufactured using metalcutting technology. Important customers, such as the British firm Hope Technology or the Spanish company Rotor Bike Components, use WNT's quality tools to produce their high-quality bicycle parts. Therefore cycling sponsorship is an ideal marketing tool for WNT to increase brand awareness and make products more accessible to the general public outside of the narrow target groups. Despite this, cycling embodies exactly this same spirit, which is already present within the company and its values.