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“Only Robots Can Bring Factories Back to U.S.”

Factory production line at bicycle factory

BLOOMBERG, OCTOBER 31, 2020 America risks getting left behind as rivals back automation | That’s where Trump, Biden should focus, says S.C. bike-maker By Jenny Leonard for Bloomberg – How to bring manufacturing back to America has been a hot-button issue in the presidential election. Arnold Kamler, who has the same goal for his family-owned bicycle business, says both candidates are …

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China Far Outpaces America in Bringing Robots to Factories

Factory robots building a car

BLOOMBERG, SEPTEMBER 24, 2020 Record 2.7 million robots work in factories around the world | U.S. numbers rise 7%; U.K. ranks last among major economies By Alexandre Tanzi for Bloomberg – The number of robots operating on Chinese factory floors rose 21% last year as the world’s manufacturing powerhouse extended its lead in automation. China added 140,500 new robots and now …

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WATCH: Hapag-Lloyd tests ship painting robots

PortandTerminal.com, July 10, 2019 German container shipping company Hapag-Lloyd revealed it is currently testing ship-painting robots with nine of its ships. HAMBURG, GERMANY – With the help of robots that replace traditional application by hand, Hapag-Lloyd said it is possible to improve the quality of ship painting and shorten the docking time. The automated painting system from the Austrian manufacturer …

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Watch: Delivery robots will soon take last mile delivery in their stride

Two legged robot delivering package to doorstep

PortandTerminal.com, May 23, 2019 Ford unveils driverless van that comes with its own two-legged delivery robot called “Digit” to drop off packages on your doorstep. Ford has partnered with startup Agility Robotics to create a two-legged robot called ‘Digit’ that can deliver packages right to your doorstep.  In the near future, robots will deliver groceries, help take care of us …

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Watch: This warehouse robot is worrying people about their job security

PortandTerminal.com, April 1, 2019 Boston Dynamics just released a demonstration video of robots stacking boxes at a warehouse that is both impressive and terrifying to many who have watched it. The robot in the video below is an updated version of the company’s “Handle” bot, which Boston Dynamics first demonstrated back in 2017. The bot is back with even more …

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