Thursday, October 19, 2017

Grundfos Participates in WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017

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

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.

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About Grundfos

Founded in 1945 in Bjerringbro, a small town in Denmark, Grundfos has expanded its production to over 40 countries. Today Grundfos is represented by 19,000 employees in over 50 countries worldwide with revenue above €3 billion euro. Additionally, Grundfos has a strong local presence through its distributors and partners. With an annual production of more than 16 million pump units serving systems within buildings, industry, waste utilities, infrastructure, landscaping and water treatment, Grundfos is one of the world’s leading pump manufacturers and a trendsetter in water technology.

Setting the highest industry standards in energy efficient and sustainable pumping solutions is a key part of Grundfos’ foundation. Built on values and high ethics, Grundfos works with local communities and global society to resolve the world’s water and energy challenges. Grundfos has been present in the Middle East since the 1980s and today its regional headquarters are in the Jebel Ali Free Zone, one of the largest ports and Free Zones in the world. It has additional representative companies in KSA and Egypt, and branch offices throughout the region.


April Velasco

Marketing Executive, Communications

Marketing & Communications

GRUNDFOS Gulf Distribution FZE

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