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U. S. employment is surging in not just for us human beings , a report out Thursday shows American companies employed a record number of robots last year so if you think robots are coming after your job you may be right companies installed nearly thirty thousand robots in twenty eighteen and nearly sixteen percent increase then in twenty seventeen and the most in a single year so far that's according to a study by the association for advancing automation and the rise of the robot worker hit another milestone this week FedEx unveiled what it calls the same day bought it intends this mini fridge on wheels could soon deliver groceries and even pizza to your door the new report says food and consumer good companies brought in sixty percent more robots in twenty eighteen then the year before sticking with pizza it's no surprise why the inventors of this robot in France see it can produce one hundred twenty pies and our a simple human can make forty at best part of the pressure comes as companies try to cut labor costs in a tightening human job market