In present times, the automation technology is not just restricted to the automobile industry but has matured a lot and is used in many industries especially in the manufacturing sector. Automation technology has advanced a lot and has gained recognition of its own, the most famous and used branch of it is automation through robots or robotics technology.
The robotics market in India has gained momentum as a result of industrial expansion, digital revolution and adoption of automation at a large scale. In terms of annual installation, the industrial robotics market in India stood at 5,000 units in 2019 and is estimated to reach 11,760 units by 2025, expanding at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 14.41 per cent during the 2020-2025 period. These industrial robots can be automatically controlled, programmed and manipulated in three or more axes. Based on mechanical configuration and level of autonomy, these robots perform various material handling operations such as movement, picking, sorting, and shuttling etc.
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