The use of computers to control a particular process in order to increase reliability and efficiency, often through the replacement of employees. For a manufacturer, this could entail using robotic assembly lines to manufacture a product.

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You should try to use as much automation in your business as you can to keep the costs of your workforce down.

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Most modern factories have adopted automation in order to provide better quality control and to meet manufacturing standards of today.

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Our automation techniques were pretty flawless and out team of computer experts were really great at doing anything that involved technology.

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