Harley-Davidson Workers Getting Physical Care at Work. More and more companies are offering fitness programs to their workers. Reason is of course the growing number of older plant workers in their baby boomer years getting injured while performing physical work. By 2018, 24 percent of US workers will be 55 or older. Now factory workers can drop by before or after their shifts, or even on their breaks during business hours. All this for the benefit of Harley-Davidson reporting declining numbers of injuries, fewer lost work days and older, more experienced, workers working longer.
2011 BMW Motorcycle Sales Strongest Ever. With a progression of 6.4% over 2010, delivering 104,286 versus 98,047 the former year, BMW reported its record-breaking sales ever. The previous highest year in BMW sales was in 2007 when the German manufacturer delivered 102,467 bikes. I wish that all manufacturers could announce in the next days sales equal or superior to 2007, the year before we entered a long and severe recession.
Polaris Schedules 4th Quarter And Full Year 2011 Financial Results On January 25th. The company will hold a conference call and webcast at 9:00 a.m. Central Time on the same day to discuss the release. The call will be hosted by Scott Wine, CEO, Bennett Morgan, President and COO and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO. A slide presentation and link to the webcast will be posted on the Polaris Investor Relations web site. To listen to the conference call by phone, dial 800-374-6475 in the U.S. and Canada, or 973-200-3967 Internationally.