Kuka Plans for Robot Domination in China and Your Garage

Kuka Plans for Robot Domination in China and Your Garage

CEO Reuter sees demand for more nimble robots fueling growth Revenue from China to exceed 1 billion euros by 2020, he says Robotic arms, manufactured by Kuka AG, work on a production line. German industrial giant Kuka is the world’s largest producer of robots used to make automobiles, with its signature orange crane-like bots a fixture in automated car factories across the globe. So why is Chairman and Chief Executive Till Reuter worried? Till Reuter Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg The reason is simple enough: Growth in robots for all industries other than automotive is up more than 10 percent; that […]