Robots hit 300,000 mark in Korea

IFR (International Federation of Robotics) has released its latest World Robotics report, which shows a new record of about 300,000 operational industrial robots in the Republic of Korea in 2018 (+10%).

Based on this figure, the country has doubled its number of industrial robots in the past five years. Following Japan and China, the country ranked third in 2018. With 774 industrial robots per 10,000 employees, the Republic of Korea has more than twice the number of Germany (third with 338 units) and Japan (fourth with 327 units).
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