One is 3D printing which has been hogging the limelight of late. It features in Gartner’s latest top 10 predictions on global IT market.
The other is a technology that might impact the manufacturing sector in a more significant and immediate way-it is the rise of small, flexible, reusable robots for industrial work.
Denmark’s Universal Robots (UR) is one such company that makes these light-weight, flexible, and affordable robots. Interestingly, even though they have only recently entered Asia (their China office opened in 2011), they are expecting a phenomenal growth in the Asian market.
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