Sales of industrial robots hits new $16.5bn record: IFR report

Industry Europe | Sep 20, 2019 at 11:10 AM
  • The effect of automation on global manufacturing continues to grow as a new report has shown that sales of industrial robots hit a record high of $16.5-billion (€14.9-billion) in 2018.
  • The world’s largest industrial robot market is Asia, though 2018 saw a mixed picture there in the continents three largest markets.
  • Installations in Japan increased considerably.