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Komatsu Forest temporarily shuts down production of forest machinery

31-03-2020
Komatsu Forest, temporary, shut down, production, forest machinery, shortage, suppliers, parts, manufacturing, factory, Sweden

Due to the closure of suppliers of critical components, Komatsu Forest will temporarily shut down its production of forest machinery at its factory in Umeå, Sweden. The company agreed with IF Metall on short-term work from April 13 through June 21 for employees in production. "The background is that the corona pandemic has caused some of …

Manufacturers in China hit by labour shortage

18-07-2016
labour shortage, guangdong, china

The decline in labour pool in China has made it hard for the labour-intensive wood product manufactureres to secure workers. In 2012, the government had alerted labour intensive industries in China that the pool of young workers was declining rapidly and would continue to do so. Currently, even with an offer of RMB 4,000 to RMB 5,000 a month, …

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