Robots have been at work within companies for likely longer than you even realize. As soon as people found ways to automate processes they were eager to incorporate it into their daily work routines. Some tasks are simply more boring than others, and workers who get into an unchallenging routine are unfortunately more likely to make a major error. Robots take that need out and give it to a machine that does not mind the extra hours or repetition. We'll look to see if they're right for you.
Ups and Downs
Robots can truly enhance a business that experiences a lot of ups and downs. When you have a machine that you can store away during the slow times, it means that you're not paying for extra workers that have nothing to do. At the same time, you don't have to train temporary workers to do what needs to be done during the busy times. You can simply set the robots up to handle some of the more basic tasks, and then employ your regular workers to manage and oversee the production.
Keeping It All Together
Robots don't come with the pitfalls of humans (e.g., they won't get the flu or have an unexpected family emergency), however that doesn't mean that they won't break down or the power won't go out. To truly have your business benefit, you'll need to anticipate what could happen and then have fool-proof solutions in place to ensure that business doesn't slow down in such a way to threaten your livelihood. Robots aren't necessarily going to be easy to handle, so you'll either need to invest in learning the ropes or you'll need a partner who knows what they're doing. That partner will need to be there for you at a moment's notice as well.