November 17, 2011 – Fluke Corporation, the global leader in portable electronic test and measurement technology, has announced it is awarding Fluke tools to the Australian winners of the WorldSkills 2011 competition held in London in October.
WorldSkills London 2011 was the largest ever international skills competition and careers event with young people from 51 countries/regions competing to be the best of the best in their chosen skill.
The Australian winners are:
* Benjamin Houghton, gold in the electrical installations category, who will be awarded a Fluke 87V Industrial Digital Multimeter, TL81A Electronic Test Lead Set and a C550 Tool Bag
* Liam Janetzki, silver in the refrigeration and air conditioning category, who will be awarded a Fluke 87V Industrial Digital Multimeter and a C550 Tool Bag.
* Ben Hooper, Michael Theobald and Matthew Hall, bronze in the manufacturing team challenge, who will each be awarded a Fluke 87V Industrial Digital Multimeter.
Henk van Velze, acting managing director, Fluke Australia, said, “Fluke Australia would like to congratulate the Australian representatives that attended WorldSkills 2011 and received places in their skills categories.
“As a World Skills International global industry partner, Fluke Corporation is proud to be helping the next generation of industry talent.”
About WorldSkills International
WorldSkills International is a not for profit membership association open to agencies or bodies which have a responsibility for promoting vocational education and training in their respective countries/regions. WorldSkills International operates worldwide and is politically and denominationally neutral.
Founded in 1948, Fluke Corporation is the world leader in compact, professional electronic test tools. Fluke tools deliver the testing and troubleshooting capabilities that are critical to keep commerce and industry running smoothly. Fluke customers are technicians, engineers, electricians, metrologists and building diagnostic professionals who install, troubleshoot and manage industrial, electrical and electronic equipment and calibration processes for quality control and building restoration. In the past five years, Fluke tools won more than 50 industry awards, including Test and Measurement World Best in Test, Control Engineering Engineer’s Choice and Plant Engineering Product of the Year. Fluke is a registered trademark of Fluke Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.