Automated manufacturing equipment at Guangdong Sygole Intelligent Technology, a four-year-old Dongguan start-up that specialises in radio frequency identification (RFID) for industrial robots. Photo: Thomas Yau

Why China’s hollowed-out manufacturing hub is pinning its hopes on a hi-tech revival

Dongguan readies itself for rise of the robots after years of churning out cheap shoes, clothing and toys

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Automated manufacturing equipment at Guangdong Sygole Intelligent Technology, a four-year-old Dongguan start-up that specialises in radio frequency identification (RFID) for industrial robots. Photo: Thomas Yau
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