TEL AVIV (Jan. 3)
Israel Aircraft Industries Ltd. ranks first among Israeli firms giving employment to new immigrants. It has provided jobs for some 400 newcomers during the last four years. The firm has over 11,000 employees, many of them trained technicians and engineers from abroad. According to Al Schwimmer, the firm’s president, several dozen prospective immigrants have signed contracts and many others are negotiating for employment when they come to Israel. He said his company was in constant need of well trained and qualified workers. The Israel Aircraft Industries has been hailed by government officials as one of the country’s most important in the field of defense and technological development.