In the next three years, Foxconn is aiming to add one million production robots to its production lines to replace human labor for works that are simple and have high repeatability. After the new setup is completed, it is expected to significantly boost Foxconn's production efficiency.Source: DigiTimes
The company currently has about 10,000 production robots on the production lines with the volume to reach 300,000 units in 2012. The production robots are named Foxbot and mainly handle work such as soldering and spray painting.
Foxconn to employ 1 million robots over next three years
Posted on Monday, Aug 01 2011 @ 15:59 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck