An Shiming, President of ABB’s Robotics and Discrete Automation Division: The Chinese market has huge potential
Recently, ABB GrouprobotAn Shiming, President of the Discrete automation Division, came to China and said in an exclusive interview with Xinhua News Agency that China is the fastest growing robot market in the world with huge potential for future development, and the Chinese market is very important to ABB Group.
An Shiming said that Asia is the world’s largestIndustrial robotIn the global market, 74% of all newly installed Robots in the world will be in Asia in 2021, and China’s robot installations accounted for more than 50% of the world that year.
At the same time, An Shiming pointed out that due to China’s active promotion of Industrial transformation and upgrading and high-quality development, the number of robots in the industry has grown rapidly. He believes that the scope of industries using robots in China will continue to expand in the future, especially driven by the rapid development of industries such as new energy vehicles, there is great room for growth in China’s demand for robots and automation equipment, and the density of industrial robots is expected to double by 2025.
Robots are one of the key components of modern industry, and their application will help transform and upgrade China’s traditional manufacturing industry and improve industrial resilience and flexibility. China is actively investing in the field of robot applications, allowing companies to see huge opportunities in the Chinese market. As the world’s leading robot and intelligent manufacturing system integrator, ABB Group will commit to long-term investment in China.
In December last year, ABB’s robot super factory was officially completed and put into operation in Pudong New Area, Shanghai. With an investment of US$150 million and an area of 67,000 square meters, this super factory is ABB’s largest robot R&D, production and application base in the world.
An Shiming told reporters that the Shanghai Gigafactory is one of the three major robot manufacturing bases of ABB Group in the world, and will be dedicated to tailoring Robotic equipment for the Chinese market. In addition, the Group is also actively cooperating with universities and scientific research institutions across China to promote product innovation.
In the end, An Shiming said that at a time when China is accelerating industrial transformation and upgrading, ABB is willing to strengthen cooperation with Chinese customers and actively participate in China’s industrial upgrading and economic transformation.the medicalPharmaceuticals, new energy vehicles, e-commerce, catering and service industries continue to promote innovation.
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