15 October 2020
John Bean becomes a WorldSkills Global Partner
WorldSkills International is proud to welcome John Bean, a global leader in automotive service equipment as a Global Partner.
John Bean will support Automobile Technology with Wheel Alignment and Calibration equipment at WorldSkills Shanghai 2021.
John Bean’s precision equipment includes Wheel Aligners, ADAS-calibration tools, Tire Changers, Wheel Balancers and Lifts designed and manufactured to the highest standards.
Alexander Amiri, Director of Sponsorship and Partnership at WorldSkills International said, “We are very pleased to welcome such a world class company to WorldSkills. Their support will ensure we drive up excellence in Automobile Technology and keep those skills at the cutting edge of technology.”
For over 100 years, John Bean has consistently led the field in innovations for garage equipment technology, including the world’s first Wheel Aligner, pressurized hoses that enabled the first motorized fire trucks, and most recently pioneering 3D technology for Aligners delivering even greater accuracy.
Besides managing vehicle technology complexity, John Bean places great emphasis on educating and training young people via dedicated Academy programs, both virtually and in-person at training centers in all major geographies.
Roger Marti, Head of Product Management for John Bean adds, “We are delighted and excited to partner with WorldSkills in the Automotive Technology arena, as mobility is essential to a functioning world. As the vehicles are equipped with an ever-increasing amount of technology, ensuring proper service is paramount for the function of automobiles and for the safety of their passengers. Combining the world’s greatest young workshop talents with our cutting-edge technology will drive the skill in the coming years.”
About John Bean
John Bean is one of the world's leading brands of garage equipment for garages, tire shops, and body repair service. The company's roots date back to 1904 and a retired inventor, John Bean. The company's engineers have always been eager to develop and apply new technologies in the field of wheel service equipment and in the course of more than a century set many standards in the industry. The pioneer of 3D imaging wheel alignment technology, John Bean brings accuracy, reliability and innovation into any serious workshop. The choice of automotive repair professionals, John Bean has extended its reach to wheel balancers, tire changers and vehicle lifts. The increasing complexity of today’s vehicles is mirrored by John Bean’s dedication to innovation and superior productivity
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