Agility Robotics is well into construction of a 70,000-sq-ft (6,503-sq-m) facility in Salem, Oregon, with the capacity to produce more than 10,000 units per year of the company’s Digit humanoid robot – which will work alongside humans on the factory floor.
The new “RoboFab” manufacturing plant is set to open later this year, with customer deliveries expected to begin in 2024, and “general market availability” to commence in 2025. Agility expects to build “hundreds” of Digit humanoids in its first year, and scale up from there.
boFab factory to Henry Ford’s first manufacturing operation.
“There was a point in time over a hundred years ago,” she says, “when we had the world’s first automobile factory. I think this is the same moment where we’re now having the world’s first humanoid robot factory, and someday, just like automobiles, humanoid robots will be all around the globe.”