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Meet my co-worker: a robot

Danish company Universal Robots' compact and lightweight industrial robots are indefatigable and do an excellent job working alongside humans

NEVER ON MC There have been instances (mainly in Europe) of companies, due to labour shortage, deploying UR robots to replace workers who were on prolonged sick leave

IMAGINE a co-worker on the factory floor who doesn't need a lunch or tea break. Plus, "he" has as much energy at the start of the day as at the end of it - and sometimes even does two consecutive shifts without a wage.

Welcome to the world of a robot co-worker. A company in Denmark,...

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