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Report: Manufacturing Jobs At Risk In Oregon

(Undated)  --  Oregon is the state where manufacturing jobs are most vulnerable.  A report by Oxford Economics says that as robots become more popular in manufacturing, more people will lose their jobs.  The most vulnerable state is Oregon, followed by Louisiana, and Texas ranks third.  The report estimates the number of robots will rise to 20 million by 2030 globally.  It predicts a significant impact on laborers in poorer local economies with entry-level skills. 

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