Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Thai auto parts industry to hire 40,000 more employees

Via NNT:


BANGKOK, 7 March 2012 (NNT) – The Thai auto parts industry is looking to employ more workers in order to meet the automobile industry's production target this year.

President of the Thai Autoparts Manufacturers Association Achana Limpaitoon has announced that the Thai auto parts industry is planning to hire 30,000-40,000 more employees in addition to its current staff of 450,000 as it aims to accommodate the automobile manufacturers' goal to produce 2-2.1 million cars in 2012. In order to achieve the goal, the auto part makers must raise their production capacity by 30-40% from the previous year; thus, the sector needs to increase its workforce.