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Austria's Manufacturing Industry Warns of a Shortage of Apprentices in the Technological Field

Published: May 13, 2011; 19:51 · (Vindobona)

There is a shortage of applicants for the manufacturing industry-related and production-oriented technology areas; the demographic trends will intensify the problem.

Austria's Manufacturing Industry Warns of a Shortage of Apprentices in the Technological Field / Picture: © Flickr

Although a boom cannot be spoken of yet, the manufacturing industry is however facing a shortage of workers with key skills in the technological field: "Feedback from industrial companies shows that this is by no means a side issue, but that it is hampering concrete plans for expansion, research and contract acceptance, and unfortunately sometimes even prevents them", Wolfgang Welser,…

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