Rob Spiegel has served as senior editor at Electronic News and Ecommerce Business, covering the electronics industry and Internet technology. He has served as a contributing editor at Automation World and Supply Chain Management Review. Rob has contributed to Design News for 10 years.
Over the three and a half decades, from 1954 through the 1980s, robotics proved its worth in automotive manufacturing. Here’s a look at the development of manufacturing robotics in their early decades.