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Economy / Manufacturing Jobs / Robotics #1106130

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 14, 2017
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(Studio: Jose Diaz Balart) Report introduced.

(Dearborn, Michigan: Anne Thompson) The impact of technology on manufacturing in the US led by the robotics revolution examined; scenes shown from some factories. [Research engineer Walt PALOMONTI‡- comments on the technology.] [President OBAMA - talks about economic dislocation that will make jobs obsolete.] [Boston Consulting Group Harold SIRKIN†- explains how robotics will help jobs stay in this country.] [Carrier CEO - says automation means fewer jobs.] [At Dearborn Ford truck plant manufacturing vice president Bruce HETTEL‡- says technology makes jobs better.]

Balart, Jose Diaz;
Thompson, Anne

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