Robotics is answer for Manufacturing 4.0 workforce challenges?

Forbes contributor Jim Lawton says the way to solve manufacturing's #1 challenge - a growing and productive workforce - is to turn to collaborative robotics. 
Lawton says collaborative robotics in the 4th Industrial Revolution will allow manufacturers to 
  • Automate more - 
  • Scale up and down as business needs 
  • Increase dependable levels of quality and productivity 
Read Lawton's op-ed in Forbes