ABB to Build $150 Million Robotics Center in Shanghai

Published by , October 29, 2018 1:24 pm

(Xinhuanet.com) Swiss industrial technology giant ABB announced an investment of $150 million USD in Shanghai to build a new advanced robotic factory where “robots make robots.” The center will combine the company’s connected digital technologies, including ABB Ability solutions, state-of-the-art collaborative robotics and innovative artificial intelligence research to create the sophisticated and environmentally sustainable “factory of the future”.
“China’s commitment to transform its manufacturing is a torchlight for the rest of the world,” said ABB CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer. “Its strategic embrace of the latest technologies for artificial intelligence, advanced robotics and cloud-based computing present a playbook for every country that wishes to have a globally competitive manufacturing base.”

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