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Baxter the Robot Readied for US Factory Revival

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October 17, 2012
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The revival of manufacturing in the US has been a hot topic for debate in the run-up to the presidential election, but one company based in Boston believes the answer lies not in factory jobs for humans, but for robots. Rethink Robotics has developed a low cost automaton they say could re-energize factory floors and allow US manufacturers to compete with low wage countries like China.


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