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North American Robot Orders

North American Robot Orders Fall 21% in 2008

Robotics industry statistics released by RIA report that North American based robotics companies saw new orders sold to North American manufacturing companies fall by 21% in units and 16% in dollars in 2008 compared to 2007. The sharp decline accelerated in the fourth quarter when orders fell by 26% in units and 33% in dollars compared with last year. more...

The complete Fourth Quarter 2008 RIA Deluxe Statistics Report, along with previous reports, is now available to Members. For more information about the RIA statistics and the robotics industry, or about membership to access the full report, visit: or contact RIA Headquarters at +1-734-94-6088.