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Automation Sees a Path as Labor Shortages Persist

Automation Sees a Path as Labor Shortages Persist

Robotic sales have increased considerably.

Anna Wells, Executive Editor of IEN, highlights several key news on the booming industrial market. Citing reports from the AMT, the Association for Manufacturing Technology, and the Federal Reserve warnings of supply and labor shortages, despite a strong economy, were limiting business's ability to meet demand.

Labor shortages will continue to hamper businesses ability to maximize growth. Many organizations are analyzing operations and looking to automation as a way out.

The Association for Advancing Automation reported that orders for robotics ballooned by 20 percent in quarter one of 2021, and all factors lead to more businesses and industry incorporating automation.

Jeff Burnstein, president of A3, offers insights and perspective as well as Kelly Kamlager of RIOS who states, "It is increasingly cumbersome to deliver complex product solutions to customers as rapidly as humanly possible. Yet becoming faster is a critical competitive advantage for production."

Anna Wells continues with insights on how to make choices to positively impact productivity.

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