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China and USA lagging behind in robotics

Japan and Europe overtook America and China in industrial automation and they are currently the world’s leading suppliers of industrial automation equipment. Both, China and the US, buy a lot of industrial robots. But the US buy not as many as China and China is not yet a major producer.

According to Lightstream Research Japanese manufacturers like Kawasaki or Yaskawa account for at least 60% of the global industrial robot installations. European companies like ABB or Kuka contribute close to 30%.

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