Tag: Industrial Robots

Study: Industrial robot sales to increase 2% globally in 2013

Global sales of industrial robots will increase by about 2 percent in 2013 to 162,000 units, according to a study released today by the International Federation of Robotics. That would fall short of the record of 166,028 units set in 2011 but still represents the second highest total in history. The study, “World Robotics 2013

2012 industrial robot sales down slightly from 2011 record

The International Federation of Robotics reported today that 159,000 industrial robots were sold in 2012 — the second highest total in history, but down slightly from 166,028 units in 2011. The decrease was mainly due to fewer sales in the electronics industry. In contrast, sales to the automotive industry rose 6 percent worldwide. Other industries