Worldwide investment in industrial robots up 19% in 2003.
UNECE issues its 2004 World Robotics survey
At end 2003, over 26,000 industrial robots were at work in the French industry, up 8% over 2002
Solid recovery of sales and production of industrial robots in Germany - the world’s second largest user and producer of industrial robots
Over 50,000 industrial robots in Italy, up 7% over 2002. Italy is Europe’s second and the world’s fourth largest user of industrial robots
Almost 20,000 robots in Spain - the robot density in Spain is now higher than in France
In 2003, robot investment in the United Kingdom surged by 48% but robot use in the United Kingdom is still lagging far behind the rest of Europe
Buoyant robot sales in North America
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