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Description: Robots aren’t just for the big guys anymore. A new breed of so-called collaborative machines—designed to work alongside people in close settings—is changing the way some of America’s smaller manufacturers do their jobs

Source: WSJ.com

Date: Sep 17, 2014

Link: http://online.wsj.com/articles/robots-work-their-way-into-small-factories-1410979100

Questions for Discussions:

  • How have robots improved productivity, as illustrated in the report?
  • Should government interfere with the adoption of robotics in the manufacturing environment?
  • Who will be buying robots in the near future?

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