Industries Association just released its mid-year report on North American robot orders and it is safe to say the robot industry is thriving. In fact, the past quarter was the strongest the industry has seen in six years!
The mid-year statistics showed a 41% increase in robot orders when compared to 2010. North American businesses alone placed orders for 8879 robots. Orders from companies outside of North America raised the total to 10,476 robots (representing $667.