Universal Robots to transform Asian manufacturing

Asia, the hub of world manufacturing, has some rethinking to do. There are two elements that might potentially change the face of manufacturing worldwide.universal robots

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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