Raises $119M for industrial automation
The Robotics Industry Association expects continued strong growth in North American industrial automation for the next two years. But which areas should SMEs, investors, and policy makers focus on?
As industrial automation increases worldwide, so too do safety and economic concerns. A country's approach to robot law depends on its priorities.
Will the so-called Brexit harm U.K. industrial automation? Not so, say experts, who cite competitive pressures, the ongoing need for trade and technology partners, and desires for negotiated solutions.
International investors spend on Italy's Gimatic and Germany's Periscope, Midea encounters resistance in its plan to acquire KUKA, and Foxconn continues hunting for partners.
Recent bank studies have found that industrial automation investments can lift U.K. manufacturing, but British businesses first need to appreciate how robotics can help them.