Robot use continues to grow in the manufacturing industry.
Tech Republic said, "The key driver for these technologies has been to promote the safety of workers, the report found, but organizations have also seen improved productivity and accuracy in their workers as a result."
This is further proof that increased robot use doesn't mean loss of jobs. Instead, it means a change where jobs in manufacturing are safer and more fulfilling.
Many major companies are allocating millions of dollars in development and research to the latest robotics technologies for automated guided vehicles, according to a Transparency Market Research report released on Friday.SEE: Special report: The rise of Industrial IoT (free PDF) (TechRepublic) Some of the major players in this market include Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, JBT Corporation, Oceaneering AGV Systems, Toyota Industries Corporation, and Bastian Solutions LLC, the report found.Read More
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