A new study co-authored by an MIT economist Daron Acemoglu shows firms that move quickly to use robots tend to add workers to their payroll, while industry job losses are more concentrated in firms that make this change more slowly.
Multi-year partnership will provide training for 400,000+ union members on use of autonomous earth-moving equipment.
While global manufacturing faces significant economic, policy, and competitive challenges, industrial automation is still a high priority, found one CFO survey.
Rather than take jobs, robots can address HR concerns about recruitment, morale, and retention through safe collaboration and improved work environments, states a KUKA VP.
Impact of automation yet to be felt, and workers remain optimistic that it will help their future work.
Manufacturing institute has chosen almost 50 projects in the robotics and automation space.
AI at Work survey shows growing relationship between workers, technologies.
Creating jobs and expanding opportunities some of the key themes from this year’s conference.
Payroll deductions begin next week, but many rovotics companies say the law will help recruit a more diverse workforce.
Between music and art, attendees discuss manufacturing and e-commerce robotics.
Diversity in design, marketing, and end-user knowledge about automation adoption are key for robotics company growth.
Manufacturing USA Report highlights efforts across the U.S. to develop advanced manufacturing training and projects.
New application merges cobot with arc welding via robots-as-a-service offering.
Group aims to bring together minds from across the industry to discuss reskilling, retraining, and yes, job loss due to automation.
Feelings of self-worth at risk more with human replacement, survey suggests.
Southeastern areas could face job issues as automation, AI and robotics grow.
Employees cautious, yet companies also looking to create new job roles.
Cleaning off the desk and in-box of all sorts of fun and interesting robot news items.
Human worker augmentation driving growth of passive exoskeletons, research firm says.
CEO Jack Peurach chats with us about exoskeletons, rehabilitation devices, and entering industrial applications.
As the industry grows, more robotics-related jobs will require different skill sets.
CloudFactory’s Mark Sears chats with us about the augmented workforce of the future.
Get ready for the week in robotics by catching up on some news items from last week.
Chief robotics officers, the executives charged with evaluating, deploying, and managing robotics and automation, have a lot to do. RBR’s renewed CRO focus is designed to help you.
Many manufacturers aren’t doing enough to measure human activities alongside automated processes, found a study by A.T. Kearney and Drishti.