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Indian companies are turning to machines quicker than its global peers

Automation will double over the next three years in Indian factories

Automation, Robotics, Robots, Digital, AI
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Automation, Robotics, Robots, Digital, AI

Anjani Trivedi | Bloomberg
A textile-yarn company in western Indian soon will have more machines than workers. A manufacturer in southern India sold almost double the number of its automated goods last year. India’s biggest carmaker has one robot for every four plant employees.

Automation will double over the next three years in Indian factories, according to a survey by Willis Towers Watson. Companies in the Asia Pacific region reckon machines will account for 23 per cent of work, on average, over the next three years, compared with 13 per cent today. In India, that figure is expected to rise to almost 30 per cent

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First Published: Sep 27 2018 | 9:35 AM IST

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