Robots Predicted to Transform World’s Factories

Published by , October 2, 2017 1:00 pm

(ControlEngEurope) The World Robotics Report from the International Federation of Robotics (IFR) has forecast that 1.7 million new robots will transform the world´s factories by 2020. Today, the strongest growth in the robotics industry is in Asia – led by China as the world´s number one marketplace. In 2017 robot installations are estimated to increase by 21% in the Asia-Australia region.
“Robots offer high levels of precision and their connectivity will play a key role in new digital manufacturing environments,” said Joe Gemma, president of the International Federation of Robotics. “Increasing availability enables more and more manufacturers from companies of all sizes to automate.”

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