Industrial Robotics / Control Systems

Foreign robots invade American factory floors

By The Wall Street Journal

Mar 27, 2017

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Vickers Engineering Inc. embodies the potential of American manufacturing. The New Troy, Mich., machining company supplies precision parts to clients including Toyota Motor Corp. and Volkswagen AG, and exports to Mexico and Canada. Its staff has risen fivefold and average pay has doubled over the past decade, says Chief Executive Matt Tyler.

What's helping to power Vickers' made-in-America success? Advanced Japanese and German factory equipment.

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