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Rise of the machines: China’s struggling industries embrace automation

Posted in biotech/medical, robotics/AI

The pace of replacing humans with robots in industries across China has been accelerating rapidly in the past couple of years, with observations on the ground suggesting that most industrial robotics and intelligent-manufacturing integrated service companies had at least doubled their annual sales in 2021.

Pandemic-led manufacturing export boom, concerns over China’s rapidly ageing society and a desire to save money have all contributed to the trend of replacing workers with machines.

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