February 12, 2017      

According to the Robotic Industries Association, the North American industrial automation market has been growing at a healthy rate. The total number of units has grown from 17,887 worth $1.1 billion in 2011 to 30,875 units worth $1.8 billion in 2016.

Carmakers and automotive components manufacturers are still the largest users and purchasers of robots at 70 percent of the market, reported the Robotics Industries Association (RIA).

"That's nothing surprising in terms of industry growth," s...

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