Accepting the Challenge in Competition and Every Day

Water-quality operators are challenged and celebrated as the all-star USA team wins Gold in the international Operations Challenge in Munich, Germany.

By Michelle Segrest, Reporting for Maintenance Technology Magazine

Attend any WEFTEC trade show and look for the most popular event on the floor. It’s not difficult to find. It’s also the loudest. Listen for tools clanking, wrenches cranking, and hundreds of amazed spectators cheering on their favorite team of real-world operators doing what they do best. The skills of plant operators are crucial, but they often are not visible. The annual WEFTEC Operations Challenge celebrates the contributions of the talented hands-on personnel with a unique professional skills competition.

Read all about the four members of the gold-winning Team USA by clicking here.  At this link, you will also find EXCLUSIVE video of actual challenges from IFAT-Munich!