With 322 industrial robots per 10,000 employees, Germany ranks third worldwide. The rest of the EU also occupies a leading position in the race for automation. But the growth markets are in China, South Korea, Japan and the USA.
The automotive industry has the highest robot density of all industries.
Sales of industrial robots will rise to 630,000 units by 2021, estimates the IFR.
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