Human vs Machine: Robots on The Assembly Line

Industrial robots offer the tantalizing prospect of a U.S. manufacturing resurgence, but a highly-automated factory floor requires fewer workers.

One of President Donald Trump's biggest priorities is to bring manufacturing jobs home, and advances in industrial automation are making it cheaper and easier to do that. But a plant full of robots requires fewer workers. This week Bloomberg Technology's Alex Webb takes a look at whether these factories of the future could still give a boost to communities in the heartland.

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