In the first year of the “14th Five-Year Plan”, the road to localization of robotics and intelligent manufacturing

Entering the first year of the “14th Five-Year Plan”, in the context of localization, what should be the next step for robotics and intelligent manufacturing?

2021 is the first year of the “14th Five-Year Plan”, and as always, many industries have also proposed new goals.

Among them, whether it is the “14th Five-Year Plan” or the draft of the 2035 long-term goal outline, “intelligent manufacturing” has been mentioned many times.

During the “14th Five-Year Plan” period, what are the new goals of intelligent manufacturing?

Focusing on the development of the intelligent manufacturing industry, the government work report clearly proposes to “maintain the basic stability of the manufacturing industry and transform and upgrade traditional industries.” At the same time, the “14th Five-Year Plan” outline also proposes to build an industrial ecosystem of “Industrial Internet + Smart Manufacturing”.

Based on this premise, the National Development and Reform Commission, the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Science and Technology and other departments have also jointly issued the “Opinions on Accelerating the High-quality Development of the Manufacturing Service Industry” a few days ago, proposing the use of 5G, big data, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, and regional The new generation of information technology such as block chain, vigorously develops intelligent manufacturing, realizes the precise and efficient matching of supply and demand, and promotes the fundamental transformation of manufacturing development model and enterprise form.

In the first year of the “14th Five-Year Plan”, the road to localization of robotics and intelligent manufacturing

Before heading for the new goal, let’s take a look at what achievements the domestic smart manufacturing industry has achieved during the “13th Five-Year Plan” period?

At the software level, we take the industrial Internet as an example. The three major systems of network, platform, and security have basically been completed. The network system has covered more than 300 cities, and five national top-level nodes for identification analysis and 55 second-level nodes have been built. Platform system The number of connected industrial equipment reached 40 million units, and more than 400,000 service companies have provided backing support for more intelligent upgrades in the industry;

At the hardware level, let’s look at industrial robots. Domestic production has increased from 33,000 units in 2015 to 187,000 units in 2019. In 2019, the consumption of industrial robots reached 143,000 units, ranking first in the world for 7 consecutive years.

To be sure, based on the integration and development of the new generation of information technology such as the Internet, big data, and artificial intelligence, and the manufacturing industry, the pace of transformation of the domestic manufacturing industry toward intelligence is accelerating.

How to judge the level of intelligent manufacturing?Robots are an important measure

Speaking of domestic manufacturing, at the CAIRDC 2021 China Artificial Intelligence and Robot Developers Conference (hereinafter referred to as the “Developers Conference”) held recently, Zi Bin, Dean of the School of Mechanical Engineering of Hefei University of Technology, said in a keynote speech, “Manufacturing is Robots are the cornerstone of a country’s industrial development, and robots are known as the “jewel at the top of the manufacturing crown.” Its R&D, manufacturing, and application are important indicators to measure a country’s innovation capability and high-end manufacturing level.”

In the first year of the “14th Five-Year Plan”, the road to localization of robotics and intelligent manufacturing

We have used data to prove that the output of domestic industrial robots is increasing day by day. What about other aspects?

For example, the deployment of domestic industrial robots. According to statistics from the International Federation of Robotics (IFR), there were 783,000 industrial robots in operation in Chinese factories in 2019, a year-on-year increase of 21%;

For example, the penetration rate. From 2017 to 2019, the density of domestic industrial robots has risen from 21st to 15th in the world, reaching 187 units per 10,000 people, far exceeding the global average of 113 units per 10,000 people;

Another example is the landing application. From the initial scenes of automobile assembly, industrial robots have been widely used in many fields such as electronics, manufacturing, and logistics.

In addition, in addition to the continuous growth of scale, market volume, and penetration rate, domestic industrial robots are also undergoing some changes in form. A brief summary is that they are moving in the direction of human-machine collaboration, miniaturization, flexibility, and intelligence. At the developer conference, Han’s Robotics released its latest collaborative robot MAiRA, and declared that this is the world’s first truly intelligent collaborative robot.

In the first year of the “14th Five-Year Plan”, the road to localization of robotics and intelligent manufacturing

At the conference site, Lu Wei, general manager of navigation algorithm of Huarui Technology, also said that in the next 3-5 years, the penetration rate of human-machine collaboration mode in intelligent manufacturing scenarios will become deeper and deeper. Collaborative work is becoming more and more coordinated, and the degree of running-in is getting higher and higher.

Under the background of localization, the next step for intelligent manufacturing and industrial robots?

During the “Thirteenth Five-Year Plan” period, my country has attached great importance to the domestic substitution of digitalization and automation technology, and has entered the development period of the “14th Five-Year Plan”. After the environment.

It is understood that, technically speaking, 71% of the parts and components of the newly installed robots are from abroad, and the localization rate is less than 30%. Among them, among the three most important upstream components-reducers, servo motors, and controllers, the localization rate is about 30%, 22%, and 35% respectively, which are relatively low. In terms of product accuracy, stability, etc. There is still a lot of room for growth.

At the same time, according to the statistics of the Advanced Robotics Industry Research Institute (GGII), in 2020, the domestic market share of domestic industrial robots is only about 39%, which has not reached the target set by “Made in China 2025”-2020 In 2010, domestic robots accounted for 50% of the Chinese market and reached 70% in 2025.

In the face of this situation, where should companies continue to cut in in the next process of domestic substitution? How should you position yourself? To speed up, how should the government, universities, robotics companies, and investment institutions join forces?

In addition, we have also noticed that more and more capital is flocking to the field of industrial robots. According to the statistics of enterprises, there will be 242 investment and financing events in China’s robot industry in 2020, with a total amount of 26.77 billion yuan. Among them, industrial robot investment and financing events accounted for the highest proportion, reaching 33%.

But when we sorted it out, we found that when investing in industrial robots, most capital began to focus on more mature companies such as Series B and Series C. Could it be that in the industrial robot track, the current small-scale, low-maturity companies will eventually be eliminated? Moreover, even if the market is so large, those newcomers who want to enter the industrial robot track no longer have the opportunity?

With these doubts in mind, will hold an M-Tech series of activities in Suzhou on April 16th-2021 Robotics and Intelligent Manufacturing Summit Forum. At that time, the audience will meet with a number of industry research institutes, listed companies, and start-up companies. , Guests from investment institutions, discuss the current robotics and intelligent manufacturing industry together to find answers to the questions.

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