Beemers Built by Boomers

Auto workers in Germany are aging, as the supply of younger, skilled workers drops. Fast Company reports on a trend in industrial design for aging industrial workers:

BMW’s New Plant Built With Aging Workforce in Mind.

I envision tool belts with cup holders, relaxed fit coveralls, tram rides to the break room, and plenty of upstart, go-fer robots to boss around.

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One thought on “Beemers Built by Boomers

  1. And scooters–lots of them for getting around the factory floor. But to play to boomer vanity they would be tricked out like Harleys.

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