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“UK Faces Skills Tragedy"

Published: June 19, 2012; 14:56 · (Vindobona)

The Austrian crane manufacturer Liebherr-Sunderland has urged UK engineering businesses to upskill to ensure they can compete effectively in high value international markets.

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Speaking at an event for contract and subcontract manufacturing, Liebherr-Sunderland managing director Ralph Sälzer said: "Unless UK manufacturers invest in their human capital, we will struggle to compete internationally and may face the tragedy of skilled jobs going overseas."

Sälzer said Liebherr was a family firm which believed in investing in its workforce and contributing…

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