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The World Robotics Report shows that a new record high of 381,000 units were shipped globally in 2017 – an increase of 30 percent compared to the previous year.
Global sales of industrial robots reached the new record of 380,550 units in 2017 – an increase of 29 percent compared to the previous year (2016: 294,300 units).
The automation of production is accelerating around the world: 74 robot units per 10,000 employees is the new average of global robot density in the manufacturing industries.