US companies rush to add robots as demand surges

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US companies rush to add robots as demand surges

Record number added in first nine months of 2021.

Companies in North America added a record number of robots in the first nine months of this year as they rushed to speed up assembly lines and struggled to add human workers. Factories and other industrial users ordered 29,000 robots, 37 percent more than during the same period last year, ...

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