March 15, 2017 · in Industry News
Robotic orders grow 10 percent

According to the Robotic Industries Association, the North American robotics market broke all-time records for orders and shipments in 2016. During the year, 34,606 robots valued at approximately $1.9 billion were ordered in North America, representing growth of 10 percent in units over 2015. The automotive industry experienced another strong year with orders growing 17 percent. Orders for robots spiked 61 percent in assembly applications and increased 24 percent in spot welding.

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