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A humanoid robot works side by side with employees in the assembly line at a factory of Glory Ltd., a manufacturer of automatic change dispensers, in Kazo, north of Tokyo, Japan, July 1, 2015. Japanese firms are ramping up spending on robotics and automation, responding at last to premier Shinzo Abe's efforts to stimulate the economy and end two decades of stagnation and deflation. Picture taken July 1, 2015. REUTERS/Issei Kato      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - GF10000147191

Manufacturing is at serious risk of a robotic takeover Image: REUTERS/Issei Kato

Adrian Monck
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