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WorldSkills young talent to take on the best with Glasurit

Emerging spray painters at the WorldSkills Global Skills Challenge will be arming themselves with the latest premium refinish products from Glasurit in the hope of taking on the world.

Glasurit from BASF has announced its partnership in the upcoming WorldSkills Global Skills Challenge in Australia. Emerging talents from around the globe will showcase their skills in preparation for the upcoming WorldSkills International competition in Lyon, France.

This partnership underscores Glasurit’s sponsorship in the car painting category for the international WorldSkills competition and fosters the commitment to talent development and promoting excellence in the automotive industry.

The Global Skills Challenge serves as a platform for young professionals to not only demonstrate but test their expertise in automotive refinishing.

The Glasurit team will provide support in the form of training and materials to the participating spray painters, helping them hone their skills and prepare for the international competition.

BASF head of coatings ANZ, Kishen Khosa outlines the benefits of the strategic partnership.

“BASF are passionate about supporting emerging talent in the automotive industry and we believe that events like the Global Skills Challenge are instrumental in nurturing the next generation of spray painting professionals and we are proud to be a part of that journey,” Khosa says.

Participants attending from Japan, Korea, United Arab Emirates, Chinese Taipei & Australia will be introduced to the latest range of Glasurit AraClass EcoBalance products and Glasurits’ 100 Line basecoat system.

The use of these products will prepare each participant for the WorldSkills International competition taking place in Lyon, France in September 2024.

Image: WorldSkills Australia 2023

WorldSkills Australia CEO, Trevor Schwenke highlights the excitement of the WorldSkills event.

“We can’t wait to welcome this huge cohort of competitors to Australia for what should be an electric four days of heated, but friendly, competition,” Schwenke says.

“With the international competition fast approaching, this event will give competitors a chance to size up their opponents, experience the thrill and pressure of a WorldSkills competition, and make some new friends along the way.”

For more information about WorldSkills Australia visit worldskills.org.au, or to discover the eco-effective range of Glasurit products visit glasurit.com/au.

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