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Why the Market for Manufacturing Robots is Growing

In 2021, installation of industrial robots and cobots reached an all-time high. Across the world, there were 517,385 new automated robots installed, which is a 31% increase over the previous year.

Climate Law Spurs New Clean Energy Manufacturing Projects

Corporations announce a slew of new battery, electric vehicle, solar, and other clean energy manufacturing facilities in the wake of the Inflation Reduction Act, though they’ll likely take years to get into gear.