Asia Adding More Industrial Robots than Rest of World Combined

Published by , October 3, 2016 1:31 am

(Quartz)  Asian manufacturers added more industrial robots to their operations than the rest of the world combined. China is adding robots about 20% more a year, on average, and about 650,000 new robots are expected to be installed on the mainland by 2020, according to a new report from the International Federation of Robotics.
In absolute numbers, China and the major Asian markets will dominate the supply of new robots.