Looking to the realms of science fiction, robots get a pretty bad rep. Endless examples of robot uprisings and plots for world domination haven’t assisted the technology’s efforts to be welcomed by humans in the workplace. Here, Mark Howard, U.S. country manager of industrial parts supplier, EU Automation, gives his three crucial steps to alleviating human resistance to robot deployment:
According to a report published by Reuters, U.S companies installed more robots than ever before in 2018. Shipments of robotic machinery hit a colossal 28,478 deliveries — that’s a 16 percent increase compared to the previous year. Deployment increased in almost every sector, including life sciences, food and consumer goods, and semiconductors and electronics.