Unsurprisingly, more robots than ever were shipped around the world in 2017, according to a new report. Even more unsurprisingly, this wasn’t to create some sort of robot army, but to assist manufacturing processes across the globe.
Automation is expensive. But what if a low cost solution, that is quick to construct and implement into the production line could be utilised? This would enable many small businesses to take the next Industry 4.0 step.
Automation remains a core part of Industry 4.0 and how businesses are moving forward. But, for artisanal products which require a high level of quality and detail, can processes ever be fully automated?