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Although the automotive industry has been using robots for decades, the rise of collaborative robots or cobots has made automation more flexible and useful to small and midsize enterprises. Multiple industries can benefit from adoption or expansion of automation, but only if they understand their own processes and needs and can work well with partners.

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Robotics & Geopolitics: AI Rivalry Encompasses U.S., China, and Canada; UN Proposes Global Drone Registry

The intensifying global robotics and AI rivalry includes Alphabet's warning that the U.S. should pay more attention to China, as well as Canada's first AI-driven ETF.

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UK Robot Sales Lag Outside The Automotive Sector

UK Robot Sales Lag Outside The Automotive Sector

The UK's PPMA group reports that while sales of automotive robots are booming in that region, a reluctance to integrate robotics in other sectors is causing the UK to trail other countries in the progression of highly automated manufacturing procedures

Robot-needy China Readies to Build its Own?

Robot-needy China Readies to Build its Own?

Robots everywhere are key to industrial success, not just in China, but to all manufacturing from food, to electronics to durable goods to heavy industry. They are not luxury items but must-have critical national assets for any country?s economic survival...

Robots, Reshoring and America’s Manufacturing Renaissance

Robots, Reshoring and America’s Manufacturing Renaissance

With Euro financial chaos raging on, China?s industrial engines slowing, and BRIC countries feeling a decided fiscal drag, the U.S., even with its economic rebound still limping along, is looking more and more like a manufacturing renaissance is unfolding?ever so...