IFR press release

CEO Statements at IFR Round Table 2013

Robots create Jobs

14 February 2013

The 4th IFR CEO Round Table discussion on 22 January 2013 at the Automate in Chicago focused on the impact of industrial robots on employment.

CEOs of the global robotics industry present in the audience took the opportunity to give their statement on "Robots create Jobs".

  • Steward Shepherd, CEO, Kuka Robotics, USA
  • Steve Barhorst, President & CEO, Yaskawa, USA
  • Matthias Poguntke, Product Manager, Schunk, Germany
  • Joe Gemma, CEO, Staubli, USA
  • Drew Greenblatt, CEO & Owner, Marlin Steel, USA

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