Mitutoyo’s Precise support of WorldSkills International!
Mitutoyo, the world’s largest metrology company, has been named as a WorldSkills Global Industry Partner. As a renowned supplier of metrology measuring instruments, machines and systems to previous WorldSkills competitions including Japan, Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany and Brazil, Mitutoyo is now gearing up to bear sole responsibility for the precision metrology function at WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017.
Chosen as host for the 44th WorldSkills Competition, a biennial event bringing together young professionals from more than 70 countries in friendly competition, the United Arab Emirates is the first country in the Middle East to host a WorldSkills Competition and offers participants an exciting and dynamic destination with the opportunity to experience true Arabian hospitality whilst enjoying state of the art facilities and modern infrastructure.
Mitutoyo will support competition areas in the manufacturing sector with its technical expertise, measuring machines and over 800 instruments being made available for competitor use. In addition, it will display examples of its extensive range of products and their application together with education, training and career advice to the many visitors.
Like WorldSkills, Mitutoyo is dedicated to improving society through the power of skills to elevate the quality of work produced by industries through innovation and a commitment to unsurpassed excellence. Martin Weeks, Mitutoyo UK Executive Director, stated that “Mitutoyo is proud to make a valuable contribution to society by entering into partnership with WorldSkills International. There is no better aim than helping the youth of today meet the challenges of the future and we are particularly excited to be chosen for a major support role at the ground-breaking WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 event.”
WorldSkills sees Mitutoyo’s worldwide network of development, production and training centres, together with a proven history of ongoing support of WorldSkills Competitions, as making Mitutoyo an ideal partner to champion the need for skills excellence in the global economy. As Alexander Amiri, Director of Sponsorship and Partnership for WorldSkills International, says “When the best in the world need precise measuring instruments, Mitutoyo is their vendor of choice. The collaboration with Mitutoyo as a Global Industry Partner reflects our goal of improving individuals’ precision-engineering skills, enabling them to tackle new challenges with increased confidence, and the ability to contribute to innovation within the industry."