27.10.2017

News Overview

Vocational skills championship in Abu Dhabi: SwissSkills team relies on Debrunner Acifer gear and wins 20 medals

Debrunner Acifer WorldSkills Competitions 2017 SwissSkills Team

In mid-October, 38 talented young Swiss apprentices set off for Abu Dhabi to demonstrate their promise at the WorldSkills Competitions 2017 – with great success. As Gold Sponsor and official supplier of the SwissSkills team, the Debrunner Acifer Group congratulates the Swiss competitors on taking home 20 medals, 13 diplomas and 3 certificates.

Around 1,000 applauding relatives, friends, colleagues and fans enthusiastically received the SwissSkills team at a welcome event held at the Messe Zürich exhibition centre. By scoring 20 medals, 13 diplomas and 3 certificates, the Swiss vocational team has set a new milestone at the WorldSkills Competitions 2017 in Abu Dhabi, raising Switzerland to 2nd place in the national ranking. The 38 young apprentices have thus successfully defended Switzerland’s reputation as Europe’s best talent forge for young skilled professionals.

Debrunner Acifer WorldSkills Competitions 2017 SwissSkills Team

The Debrunner Acifer Group commends the SwissSkills team on this outstanding achievement. With dedication and perseverance, the competitors braved the sweltering heat of Abu Dhabi and the freezing cold of the air-conditioned halls to work their way to the top ranks of the world’s young trade professionals. As Gold Sponsor and official supplier of the SwissSkills Team, the Debrunner Acifer Group is proud to have supplied these talented young people with high-quality work garments and safety gear to support their success.

The WorldSkills Competitions 2017 demonstrated that Switzerland’s dual vocational education system cannot only measure up to international standards but can also set new ones. Debrunner Acifer Group looks forward to continuing to support motivated and talented young professionals in their development while promoting vocational education in Switzerland.