Grundfos, the award-winning world leader in advanced pump solutions, has participated in the WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 held during 15 – 18 October 2017 in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The WorldSkills event witnessed numerous competitions of different skills like plumbing, carpentry, and electronics among others.
The WorldSkills Abu Dhabi was the 44th edition of this event and comes as part of the WorldSkills International which is the global network of 77 member countries and regions who competed in 51 trade and skills competitions from six skills sectors. In each event, the WorldSkills International community competes on the global stage to showcase and raise the standards of their country’s skills. Grundfos was one of the Skills Sponsor for the Abu Dhabi event by providing all the pumps required for the plumbing and heating competition.
Commenting on the event, Henning Sandager, Grundfos Area Managing Director, Middle East and Turkey noted, “With innovation being an essential part of our DNA at Grundfos; hence our participation as a Skills Sponsor in the WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 comes as a natural result of our endeavors to promote creative solutions. This event is widely recognized for its wide range of competition fields; in addition to our category of plumbing and heating. Being part and a Skills Sponsor of such an event is indeed a source of pride to us.”
“We are extremely excited regarding our participation in the event, and are certain that our solutions were recognized and appreciated for their energy saving capabilities, positive environmental impact and ease of using,” he added. “Being the first competition to take place in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and the largest competition ever held adds more significance to our participation in the WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017. It offered the plumbing category competitors a valuable opportunity to demonstrate their skills and capabilities in association with our products.”
Notably, Grundfos has been keen a key participant in WorldSkills events held in different places around the world for many years now and was keen to ensure its status as a sponsor of numerous WorldSkills events as well. The long-term involvement of Grundfos in this international event reflects the convergence between the objectives of WorldSkills and the values and concepts of innovation and creativity adopted by Grundfos.
For more information about the event, kindly visit https://worldskillsabudhabi2017.com/en/.
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