North American robotics companies break sales record set last year
Shipments and orders up by double digits over record set in first half of 2012.
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Robotics companies in North America are having their second consecutive banner year, with estimates that there are now as many as 230,000 robots in use in Unites States factories alone. Jeff Burnstein, president of the Robotics Industries Association, added that observers believe only 10% of U.S. companies that could benefit from robotics have installed any, including many in the growing materials handling market. Read the full article on MMH.com.
About the AuthorJosh Bond, Senior Editor Josh Bond is Senior Editor for Modern, and was formerly Modern’s lift truck columnist and associate editor. He has a degree in Journalism from Keene State College and has studied business management at Franklin Pierce University.
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