Grundfos Participates in WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017

The world leading pump manufacturer and solution provider is among the Skills Sponsors of this grand event

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Grundfos, the award-winning world leader in advanced pump solutions, has announced its participation in the WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 set to be held during 15 - 18 October 2017 in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The WorldSkills event will witness numerous competitions of different skills like plumbing, carpentry, and electronics among others.

The WorldSkills Abu Dhabi is 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 will compete in 51 in 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 will be 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 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 will be 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 with expectations to be the largest competition ever held adds more significance to
our participation in the WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017. It offers the plumbing category competitors a valuable opportunity to demonstrate their skills and capabilities 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.

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