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World’s best young talent supported by Siemens – Siemens sponsors WorldSkills vocational skills World Championships in Russia

The 45th international WorldSkills vocational competition is due to be stage in August 2019 and will be hosted in Kazan/Russia.

The 45th international WorldSkills vocational competition is due to be stage in August 2019 and will be hosted in Kazan/Russia.

Close to 1,400 young skilled people from more than 60 countries will be competing in 56 disciplines to become World Champions in front of 250,000 expected visitors. By supporting the WorldSkills Competition, the company aims to raise awareness about the importance of first-class vocational training. Siemens provides hardware and software products from its automation portfolio for a range of industrial disciplines. In addition, they offer up-front advice and practical assistance to the young participants and their technical experts before the competitions.
As a gold sponsor of the event, Siemens will be making available competition equipment for a number of disciplines.

As a gold sponsor of the event, Siemens will be making available competition equipment for a number of disciplines.

Inspiring a young generation with a passion for skills

Marking the event’s 45th edition, the vocational skills competition will be held from 22 to 27 August 2019 in Kazan. Specialist qualifications combined with a solid foundation of training are an essential basis for a successful career. At this vocational competition, young talent from all over the globe will gather to measure their expertise to win a prestigious medal in their chosen skill. The competitors represent the best in their peer group and are selected through regional and national skills competitions.
Alongside automation products from its current portfolio, Siemens will also be offering participants support in preparation for the competitions.

Alongside automation products from its current portfolio, Siemens will also be offering participants support in preparation for the competitions.

Top-quality equipment

Siemens provides cutting-edge automation products from the Siemens portfolio as lead sponsor for the competition, “Industrial Control” (Skill 19) with Simatic S7-1500, TP1500, ET 200SP, Sinamics, Sirius and Scalance. The future is digital. Therefore, we are Skill supplier for Future Skills Digital Factory and Industry 4.0. Siemens has the engineering, domain and digital know-how to generate performance improvements across the entire value chain, from design to production and operations to maintenance. We are also Skill supplier with our Logo!8 logic modules for the competition “Polymechanics and Automation” (Skill 1), “Electrical Installation” (Skill 18), “Industrial Mechanics Millwright” (Skill 48). For “Refrigeration/Air Conditioning” (Skill 38) we furnish Sirus components. In addition, we are Skills supplier for the Junior Skills “Electrical Installation” (WSJ 01), “Polymechanics and Automation” (WSJ 04) as well as “Industrial Control” (WSJ 12). Last but not least, the machines supplied for CNC (computerized numerical control) “Manufacturing Team Challenge” (Skill 3), Skills “Turning” (Skill 6), “Milling” (Skill 7) and “Plastic Die Engineering” (Skill 43) are controlled by Sinumerik, from Siemens.
Young talents from all over the world compete to win one medal for their skills.

Young talents from all over the world compete to win one medal for their skills.

Responsible partnership

Since 2011, Siemens has been involved in the vocational World Championships within the framework of the “Siemens Automation Cooperates with Education” program. “Our strong educational partnership with WorldSkills increases the sustainable quality of vocational training around the globe through our engagement in international and selected national competitions. We are focused on supporting the agile generation of skilled young people by providing first-rate equipment, training and expertise”, said Ralf-Michael Franke, CEO Siemens Digital Industries Factory Automation. Dr. Alexander Liberov, CEO Siemens Russia, added: “Skills change lives! As part of our ongoing commitment to support the growth of the Russian economy, Siemens is broadly cooperating throughout Russia with vocational and educational institutions to enable knowledge transfer and develop a local technical talent pool. Our national WorldSkills engagement increases the visibility of skilled professional education, as one of the tools of social and economic transformation in Russia.” And Simon Bartley, President of WorldSkills, emphasized, that the technological bar was raised in the Manufacturing, Engineering, Information, Communication and Building Technologies Competitions due to the long-term commitment of Siemens.

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