Wednesday 23 April, 2014

China to build robots at new industrial base

Published On: Sun, Apr 28th, 2013 | Hi-Tech Innovation | By BioNews

China will establish a new industrial base in northeast Liaoning province that will mostly develop robots and other intelligent equipment, officials said.

Located in Shenfu New Town, a development zone in Fushun, the industrial base will cover an area of five square km, Zhao Qibin, deputy director of the town management committee, told Xinhua.

He said the industrial base will be completed by the end of 2017, and will mostly develop robots and other intelligent equipment after academies and technical centres are established there.

It will be the country’s largest robot industrial base by 2030, he said.

The robot industry is gaining momentum in China, as robots are gradually replacing traditional human labourers, especially in the fields of rescue, assembly, printing, transportation and welding.

To promote the application of relevant technologies, the China Robot Industry Association was set up in Beijing on April 21.

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