On a global basis, a significant increase in not only the amount of robots produced but also the investment in developments, patents in this area as well as an increasing number in start-up companies is observed.
Today, robots are not only being developed for traditional automated tasks in the auto industry but also for other sectors like life science, food & beverage and so called collaborative robots working together with humans.
This results in a cost down trend and openings for new applications. Plastics can play an important role in part consolidation, faster & easier assembly and light weight constructions
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