Robotics systems have revolutionized the way companies operate. The systems’ increased sophistication has made these robots flexible and capable of performing complex tasks with dexterity. The North American robotics market has seen steady growth over the past few years. During the first nine months of 2016, the demand for robotics in North America reached ~24,000 ($1.3 billion in value terms, up 3%), an increase of ~7% over the same period in 2015. Currently, there are ~269,000 robots in use in North American factories. Only Japan & China utilize more.