|5 September 2016|

South Korea

South Korea’s LG Electronics has declared its intention to become a major player in the robotics industry.

The company plans to develop its capabilities in this field by developing products that work with home appliances including refrigerators.

Jo Seung-jin, head of LG’s appliances business, said in a statement: “We will prepare for the future by aggressively investing in smart home, robots and key components and strengthen the home appliances business’s capabilities.”