ABB: opens state-of-the-art mega robotic factory in Shanghai
(CercleFinance.com) - Today, ABB officially opened its state-of-the-art, fully automated and flexible robotics factory in Kangqiao, Shanghai, China.
The 67,000 square metre production and research facility represents a 150 million dollar investment for ABB and will deploy the company's digital and automation technologies to manufacture next-generation robots.
The opening of our new mega factory is another milestone in helping our customers grow sustainably, address labor shortages and create high-value jobs in a new era of automation,” said Sami Atiya, President of ABB Robotics and Discrete Automation.
“This manufacturing and R&D facility brings to life our vision for the factory of the future - where flexible automation makes production and intra-logistics more resilient, faster and more efficient,” said Marc Segura, President of ABB Robotics.
ABB expects the global robot market to grow from 80 billion dollars today to 130 billion dollars in 2025.
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