The original guide touched on topics including operating costs, product quality, production output rates, manufacturing flexibility and yield. The latest article offers an updated perspective on some of the same issues, as well as addresses some new points.
For example, robots are now "an even better value" and offer "still more choice." While robots can also "ease recruitment worries," the article also argues that there are "no ethical dilemmas" regarding concerns over robots taking work away from humans.
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