THE WORLD OF RO­BOT­ICS

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THE AU­TO­MA­TION IN­DUS­TRY IS BOOM­ING, AND RO­BOT­ICS MAN­U­FAC­TUR­ERS ARE PUSH­ING FOR­WARD WITH PI­O­NEER­ING DE­VEL­OP­MENTS. HY­BRID RO­BOTS, COBOTS, DUAL-ARM RO­BOTS AS WELL AS NEW FOUR- AND SIX-AXIS KINEMATICS ARE PAVING THE WAY FOR SMART PRO­DUC­TION CON­CEPTS.

THE WORLD RO­BOT­ICS RE­PORT 2017 PUB­LISHED BY THE IN­TER­NA­TIONAL FED­ER­A­TION OF RO­BOT­ICS (IFR) SPEAKS A CLEAR LAN­GUAGE: WITH AN AV­ER­AGE RO­BOT DEN­SITY OF 74 UNITS PER 10,000 EM­PLOY­EES (2015: 66 UNITS), THE GLOBAL AV­ER­AGE IN THE MAN­U­FAC­TUR­ING IN­DUS­TRY HAS REACHED A NEW RECORD. IN AN IN­TER­NA­TIONAL COM­PAR­I­SON, EU­ROPE IS IN THE LEAD WITH 99 UNITS, FOL­LOWED BY AMER­ICA WITH 84 AND ASIA WITH 63. GER­MANY HAS THIRD PLACE BE­HIND SOUTH KOREA (ALSO RO­BOT MAN­U­FAC­TUR­ERS) AND SIN­GA­PORE WITH 309 UNITS IN RANK­ING THE HIGH­EST AU­TO­MATED COUN­TRIES IN THE WORLD.

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