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Weston Robot sees opportunities in crisis

Covid-19 has ramped up impetus for automating manual processes, with robots becoming more popular to cope with manpower shortage.

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Since the middle of the coronavirus outbreak, homegrown robot developer and supplier Weston Robot has seen its revenue triple that of the year before, with its order books packed till the end of this year, says chief executive Zhang Yanliang.

THEY do not tire easily, never complain and never get sick at the workplace.

Robots are rising in popularity during the pandemic, as Covid-19 ramps up impetus towards automating painstakingly manual processes such as temperature taking, safe distancing and disinfection.

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