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Summary - OUTLOOK on World Robotics Report 2019 by IFR

April 10, 2019

FRANKFURT, Germany & CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 10, 2019--The preliminary statistics of new World Robotics Report shows that a new record high of 384,000 units were shipped globally in 2018 – an increase of one percent compared to the previous year. This means that the annual sales volume of industrial robots increased for the sixth time in a row (2013-2018) – but only just.

Steven Wyatt, IFR Vice President, presented an outlook by regions, markets and key challenges at the AUTOMATE 2019 in Chicago.

Please watch Steven Wyatt´s preview video here: https://ifr.org/ifr-press-releases/news/summary-outlook-on-world-robotics-report-2019-by-ifr

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The International Federation of Robotics: www.ifr.org

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KEYWORD: UNITED STATES EUROPE NORTH AMERICA ILLINOIS GERMANY

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY ELECTRONIC DESIGN AUTOMATION HARDWARE NANOTECHNOLOGY MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING

SOURCE: International Federation of Robotics

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