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Tech Tuesday: Bridging Labor Shortages Through Automation

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Robots weld a Chevrolet Sonic at the General Motors Orion Assembly plant in Orion Township, Mich. in this May 19, 2011 photo.

The lack of skilled welders is expected to reach critical mass in 2024, with a projected 300,000 shortfall. The American Welding Society has called for greater automation.

Path Robotics of Columbus received investments of $56 million Monday to speed up the deployment of its autonomous welding robot technology.

Today on Tech Tuesday All Sides with Ann Fisher, we take a look at bridging the labor shortage through automation.

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