Industrial Robotics / Changing Workforce

China's factories count on robots as workforce shrinks

By The Wall Street Journal

Aug 16, 2016

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A Chinese factory near Shanghai is relying on a new breed of workers to maintain its competitive advantage in assembling electronics devices: small robots designed in Germany.

Suzhou Victory Precision Manufacture Co.’s chairman, Yugen Gao, said the days when the company drew its strength from China’s cheap and hardworking employees are gone.

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