MRO Magazine

Maintenance crisis, eh?


Industry

April 27, 2008
By PEM Magazine

Many industry experts believe that we are in the midst of a perfect "maintenance storm." According to the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association (APMA), the average age of an industrial tradesperson today is between 50 and 55. Canada’s industry will need 400,000 new workers within the next 10 years to replace retiring tradespersons.