The RV industry is turning to robots to perform jobs that are hard to fill. In Elkhart County, Indiana robots are filling menial jobs, such as placing a part or moving one thing after another.
For roughly 25 to 45 thousand dollars, depending on the business and the size of the robot, manufacturers can purchase a robot to fill jobs unfilled due to the labor shortage.
Matt Gonso of Allied Automation, told WNDU 16, South Bend, Ind., the robot arms won’t steal all the manufacturing jobs. He says in many cases they are actually bringing jobs back to the U.S. that were in China or Mexico.
Read more at WNDU (http://www.wndu.com/content/news/Elkhart-companies-look-at-robots-to-fill-manufacturing-workforce-486609481.html)