September 02, 2015      

Large companies that have long relied on industrial automation for manufacturing operations are now buying robotics businesses to bring the capabilities in-house and remain globally competitive. Japanese enterprises are joining Chinese companies in turning to robotics to compensate for slow sales, rising labor costs, and the challenges of offshoring.

The latest example, Canon Inc., has suffered from falling sales as a result of the economic slowdown and declining demand for digital cameras beca...

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