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FANUC and Fujikura Ltd. companies to provide equipment at WorldSkills Kazan 2019


29.11.2018, 15:24


FANUC and Fujikura companies intend to become WorldSkills Kazan 2019 partners. The equipment produced by FANUC will be used during the “Industrial Robotics” Skill Competition. Fujikura Ltd. will provide the “Information Network Cabling” Skill Competition Area with optical equipment.

During the Final of the 2nd National Interacademic WorldSkills Competition, Marco Delaini, Director General of FANUC LLC, Shuo Masutani, Chief Representative of Fujikura Ltd. in Moscow, Andrey Pogorelov, Deputy Director General of ANO Directorate for Sports and Social Projects, and Robert Urazov, Director General of Young Professionals (WorldSkills Russia) Union, signed a partnership agreement. 

About Fanuc Corporation

Fanuc Corporation is a Japanese company which produces equipment for industrial automation. The name of the company is derived from «Fuji Automation NUmerical Control». The company specialises in three areas: CNC equipment, laser equipment, industrial robots, and machines.

About Fujikura Ltd.

Fujikura Ltd. is a Japanese company which produces electric equipment, develops and manufactures telecommunication systems, including devices for optical waves, cutters, and splitters.

About WorldSkills Kazan 2019

The 45th WorldSkills Competition – the main international event of 2019 in Russia – will bring together more than 1,600 young professionals representing over 60 countries and regions who will compete in 56 skills. It will take place in Kazan on 22-27 August 2019. It is expected that more than 250,000 spectators will attend the Competition and associated events.

Kazan won the right to host the Competition in 2015 having been ahead of other WorldSkills International member countries after voting. The WorldSkills Russia movement embraces 85 Russian regions and is one of the leading staff training projects.

Press Office of WorldSkills Kazan 2019 Competition Organizer