March 28, 2019 robotic-market

Robotics Market Surges 32%

Robots ordered by automotive component suppliers were up 53% while orders by automotive OEMs increased 32%. Growth also continued in  non-automotive industries with increases in arc welding (102%), coating & dispensing (64%), and spot welding (36%) applications..  North American robotics companies posted the strongest ever first-quarter results, according to the Robotic Industries Association (RIA), the […]

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March 27, 2019 Robatic-future

Inside China’s Plans for World Robot Domination

Scenes from China’s quest to dominate the robotic future: At startup E-Deodar, a human-looking droid serves coffee to employees who are building $15,000 industrial bots that are about a third cheaper than foreign brands and are being used to automate assembly lines across the Pearl River Delta manufacturing hub. Some 1,900 kilometers (1,200 miles) to […]

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