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Growing rate of robot adoption

15 March 2024


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The rise of robotics and automation has seen traditional injection moulding processes undergo a transformation in recent years, enhancing efficiency, precision, and overall productivity. According to a report from the International Federation of Robotics (IFR), a new record of 3.9m operational robots worldwide in all industries was achieved in 2022.

Robot suppliers to injection moulders say they are investing in the future growth of robots, cobots and other automation due to increasing scarcity and costs of skilled labour and the decreasing costs of robots.

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