Posted To: Pipeline PressMany states “gain an hour” Sunday morning by setting clocks back. Robots don’t care what time it is – will they build your next house? Companies like Modular Home Builder or Baltimore’s Blueprint Robotics Inc. are attracting attention. Houses are built on an assembly line, using robots that fire thousands of nails into studs each day without missing. Other machines cut, sand, drill, and insulate. These factories are filling in for a shortage of skilled workers that’s crimped construction of residences across the country. Weather isn’t a factor, houses are constructed off-site for less money, and in a fraction of the time. These aren’t trailer homes, or Sears’ kit homes from the early 1900s. Builders and developers use the modular factories as…(read more)Forward this article via email: Send a copy of this story to someone you know that may want to read it.