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Labor-short Japan embraces robot takeover

Aug 16, 2017

Labor-short Japan embraces robot takeover

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Thousands upon thousands of cans are filled with beer, capped and washed, wrapped into six-packs, and boxed at dizzying speeds — 1,500 a minute, to be exact — on humming conveyor belts that zip and wind in a sprawling factory near Tokyo. Nary a soul ...