Best of 2019: Robot purchases soar in 2019

Best of 2019: Robot purchases soar in 2019

New model launches from several major automakers led to a boom in deliveries of assembly automation systems.

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Cleveland, Ohio – Recently released statistics from the Association for Advancing Automation (A3) show massive increases in robot sales to automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in the first half of 2019 – an 83% boost from the first half of 2018. However, industry watchers and robot producers say the statistics reflect OEM launch strategies, not increased interest in automation.