BMW opens factory for older German workers

Newswire

BERLIN, Feb 16 (Reuters) - Car giant BMW unveiled on Wednesday a factory it calls the answer to Germany's skills shortages and low birth rate, insisting the project aimed at the aged is more than an old-folks' assembly line. Based in the south of the country in the town of Dingolfing, the new plant features ergonomic work stations with extra back support, better lighting, and an easier pace than factories workers may have previously experienced. "I don't need to reach as far for things ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"BMW opens factory for older German workers" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

  All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
  Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
  •   Global sales and production data by country
  •   U.S. model-line inventory data
  •   Engine and equipment installation rates
  •   WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
  •   Product Cycle chart
  •   Interrelationships among major OEMs
  •   Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
   •  Historical data and much more!


For WardsAuto.com pricing and subscription information please contact
Amber McLincha by email: amclincha@wardsauto.com or phone: (248) 799-2622
 

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Already registered? here.

Sponsored Introduction Continue on to (or wait seconds) ×