The world of robotics is expanding at a remarkable pace. As technological advancements continue, industries like manufacturing, healthcare, and logistics are undergoing a transformative revolution. Investing in robotics not only promises enhanced productivity and cost savings but also positions investors at the forefront of a rapidly growing market.

Automation lies at the core of robotics, enabling companies to streamline operations and achieve unprecedented levels of efficiency. Robots can tirelessly perform repetitive tasks with precision, leading to increased productivity and reduced errors. By augmenting human capabilities, robotics allow businesses to focus on higher-value activities, driving innovation and growth.

Companies investing in robotics can result in significant cost savings over the long term. While the initial investment may be substantial, the benefits of reduced labor costs, improved quality control, and minimized downtime can outweigh the expenses. Robotics-driven automation can optimize resource allocation, enhance supply chain management, and deliver a higher return on investment.

The robotics market is on a trajectory of remarkable expansion. While it is uncertain whether such projections become a reality and whether it translates to investment growth, the range of opportunities for investors to track this technological revolution is wide and can range from industrial automation to healthcare robotics. Tracking the robotics opportunity will be important to help investors make informed choices; indexing the robotics opportunity will allow investors to capture the potential growth opportunity.

The BlueStar® Global Robotics & 3D Printing Index (BRB3D) is a global index that tracks the performance of the largest and most liquid companies involved in the robotics, 3D printing, and computer-aided design segments. This is a modified market cap-weighted index, which only includes companies that generate at least 50% of their revenue from robots or manufacturing automation, computer-aided design software, additive manufacturing systems, or related materials and software.

BlueStar® Global Robotics & 3D Printing Index


Source: MarketVector IndexesTM. Data as of June 5, 2023.

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About the Author:

Alex Butler is a Business Development Associate at MarketVector Indexes GmbH. At MarketVector IndexesTM, Alex works closely with the business teams and clients to help tailor indexes and index data to meet client needs. Before joining MarketVector IndexesTM, Alex led the Americas Business Development team at S&P Global (Formerly IHS Markit, Markit) for ETF and Index Management. Alex is a product expert for ETF and index data. Alex studied at Elon University with a BA in Economics along with a focus on Information Science.


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