Würth at 2019 WorldSkills in Russia
A total of 1,354 young employees from 63 countries participated in the 2019 WorldSkills competition, the world championships of the trades, in Russia. Würth was part of the event as a cooperation partner and sponsor. More than 400 different Würth products were used in the disciplines of Autobody Repair, Plumbing and Heating, Automobile Technology, and Heavy Vehicle Technology. Visitors also had the opportunity to test Würth products at the Würth stand.
WorldSkills is an international competition for young talents working in non-academic occupations. Every two years, 82 national member groups compete for the title in 56 disciplines, both on a worldwide and European level. China and the host country Russia were particularly successful in Kazan, winning 16 and 14 gold medals respectively. The German team won gold in the Wall/Floor Tiling and Carpentry skills. The European championship of the trades will take place in Austria in September 2020. Würth will also be involved in the event as a partner and sponsor.