The Swiss firm ABB is investing large amounts of money to conquer the Chinese robotic market. The Robots will manufacture robots in a new ABB factory (ABBN.S) in China, which the Swiss engineering group said on Saturday it plans to build for $ 150 million in Shanghai while defending its place as the largest manufacturer of industrial robots in the country.
The company will rely on its YuMi single-arm robots for the assembly of small parts. It also plans to make extensive use of his SafeMove2 software at the facility, which it says will allow his YuMi models and other automated machines to work safely in the vicinity. With human employees.
The factory, located near ABB’s China robotics campus, will be operating by the end of 2020 and will produce robots for China and for export to other parts of Asia. China is the second ABB market after the United States