Japan turning to robots because there’s not enough humans around | Robotics & Automation News

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Desperate to overcome Japan’s growing shortage of labour, mid-sized companies are planning to buy robots and other equipment to automate a wide range of tasks, including manufacturing, earthmoving and hotel room service.According to a Bank of Japan survey, companies with share capital of 100 million yen to 1 billion yen plan to boost investment in the fiscal year that started in April by 17.5 percent, the highest level on record.

Source: Japan turning to robots because there’s not enough humans around | Robotics & Automation News

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