A Binary Balm for Bruised Manufacturing?

A Binary Balm for Bruised Manufacturing?

In August 2011 The Economist Intelligence Unit surveyed 360 senior executives from U.S. manufacturing firms.Top among their concerns for the future? Competition from lower-cost markets and an unfavorable business environment. However, rather than hire more domestic or offshore labor, the best way to address these issues may be to employ more robots and automation.

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Posted Nov 8, 2011
 
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