The recently released data show that in 2001-2010, the United States lost 2.8 million job opportunities, of which 70% in the manufacturing field. The U.S. manufacturing industry is facing the biggest bottleneck is the skilled worker shortage. The survey shows that 81 percent of U.S. manufacturers claimed that the lack of enough skilled workers. Among them, the engineers and first-tier skilled workers, most shortages. Take U.S. aircraft manufacturer Boeing in 2015, the company will have nearly 40 percent, about 60,000 workers reach retirement age, the normal recruitment channels through the company simply can not meet the need.
Apple products are no longer suitable for the “Made in America”.
Said that from the iPhone launch, only a few weeks, Apple temporarily modify the design. Near midnight, the re-design of the display, was transported to a factory in China.
Now wake up from the dorm 8000 workers each made a bag of biscuits and a cup of tea. All within half an hour, took to the station, only 12 hours, we completed the installation tasks. Their speed and flexibility, so that the presence of Apple executives exclaimed: “The United States does not have any one plant can be compared with!”
China has the incomparable team of engineers in the United States. Apple executives have estimated that the guidance to participate in the iPhone production to 200,000 assembly line workers and 8700 engineers.
Analysts estimate that in the United States to recruit so many qualified engineers, nearly nine months. In China, only 15 days.