Robots provide opportunities for a restart of the economy after the damage caused by the coronavirus pandemic, according to industry leaders surveyed by Automatica, one of the largest industrial automation trade shows in the world.
Messe Munchen, which owns Automatica, says it did a survey and found the following:
- 84 percent of decision-makers expect more robot automation in German SMEs;
- 77 percent of decision-makers rely on mobile robotics to convert production quickly; and
- 76 percent of employees in SMEs want robotics training.
Even before the corona pandemic, the manufacturing industry in Germany was highly automated according to figures from the International Federation of Robotics and ranked third in robot density worldwide behind Singapore and South Korea. [Read more…] about Robots provide opportunities for restart after coronavirus pandemic, say industry leaders