Smart cars require smarter workers

All automotive companies in the Greater Lima region may be experiencing a “skills gap,” but every company’s skills gap is different.

For Crown Equipment in New Bremen, it’s information technology.

“Think about where technology resides today that it didn’t 10, 15 years ago,” said vice president Randy Niekamp by phone from Crown’s global headquarters in New Bremen. “It’s in your car, it’s in your watch, it’s in our lift trucks. Those displays that you have in your car? Those displays are on fork lifts, too.”

Click here to read Amy Eddings’ article on Crown Equipment and other Ohio companies facing the skills gap from the website. 

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