From October 14 – 19, 2017, teams of young people from 77 member countries and regions around the world will come to Abu Dhabi to compete in the 51 skill competitions at World Skills Abu Dhabi 2017! Regarded as the Olympics of the Skilled Trades, World Skills is a competition hosting a vast array of skills completions from bakery and cooking to bricklaying, hairdressing, graphic design, landscaping and of course manufacturing.
Mastercam is a Global Partner with WorldSkills, for over 20 years we’ve served as the Exclusive CAM partner in the event. Mastercam professionals around the world have been training the next generation of manufacturers to compete in the four machining competitions; CNC Turning, CNC Milling, Plastic Die Engineering, and the Manufacturing Team Challenge. In fact, over 100 student teams in over 20 countries have been learning Mastercam leading up to WorldSkills, all the while helping make the software better with valuable feedback, and their teams better by learning the most widely used CAM system in the world. We can only hope that their valuable knowledge will help them in the next steps in their professional careers, and help them Shape the Future of Manufacturing ™.
Image of a Portuguese competitor hard at work preparing for the event. We wish all of the next generation of manufacturers the best of luck in this prestigious event. We’ll be there on hand to support the teams as they compete. Best of luck at WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017!