February 04, 2014      

"As manufacturing started to disappear, there's less call for automation."

Late arrival of first robots, 1988

According to the Australian Robotics and Automation Association (ARRA), an organization of robotics professionals, the first Australian company to manufacture robots was Melbourne's Machine Dynamics. Founded in 1972, Machine Dynamics was originally a manufacturer of pneumatic equipment for the metal and textile industries, yet soon became a pioneer in robotic applications, designing an...

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