Industrial robots are commonly used to locate ships, control and clean nuclear waste, to discover and study underwater mineral deposits, and for volcanic examination. They are also used in space voyages and for the exploration and study of planets. In the medical field, industrial robots have been used to support surgeons and to assist with operations. Of late, robot technology has developed to the point where these appliances can operate on patients independently, with the doctor controlling it located in another part of the world.
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Industrial robots promise to replace 70 to 90% of existing manufacturing jobs. People will learn new ways to achieve an economy, to achieve economic development. An economy needs to adjust, to be flexible if you gave pink slips to more than half the labor force.
U.S. manufacturing is much more automated than it was thirty years ago. Automation equipment, such as welding robots, perform the manufacturing tasks. Human workers maintain and program the robots. This requires a lot of technical knowledge. The demand of robot programmers is high.
The main reason for offshore manufacturing is to reduce production costs for a manufacturer who is trying to make more profits by exploiting the comparative advantages that exist in other countries and which are not in his/her country.