Lifelong learning enables Singapore retiree to try a different sector

Mr Lawrence Low, 62, joined Delphic Manufacturing Solutions in 2018 on a part-time basis. He had no prior experience in manufacturing but was confident about learning and contributing in a new field. ST PHOTO: TIMOTHY DAVID
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Clients occasionally fire highly technical questions at regional sales manager Lawrence Low that can leave him stumped, which is no great surprise given he joined the precision tooling sector only a couple of years ago.

Mr Low certainly jumped into the deep end, having come out of retirement and with no engineering background.

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