Bengaluru, Sept. 10 -- Three years ago, TAL Manufacturing Solutions Ltd, a unit of Tata Motors Ltd, showcased a robot called BRABO at the "Make in India" week in Mumbai. Short for "Bravo Robot", BRABO was touted by the company as the first "Made in India" industrial robot, and is designed to lift loads of up to 10 kilograms.

Mahindra and Mahindra LTd already has a "robotic weld line" at its factory in Nashik, which now caters to many of its products including the Marazzo and the XUV300. Tata Motors, too, uses robots in its Pune factory, while Godrej and Welspun run their shop floors with the help of an Intelligent Plant Framework, which enables tracking of machinery and productivity on the floor in real time.

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