Fanuc merges American operations into one company

Fanuc has consolidated all of their operations into one company that will be based out of Rochester Hills, Michigan.

12/16/2013


Fanuc 30i/31i/32i-Model B CNC offers CNC predictive and preventive maintenance tools for motors and fans. Courtesy: Fanuc FA AmericaFanuc officially merged all of its operations in the Americas into one company named Fanuc America Corporation. The company, headquartered in Rochester Hills, Michigan, will have combined annual sales in excess of $1 billion and 22 locations.  

Rick Schneider, previously president of Fanuc Robotics America has been appointed president and CEO of the new company.

"The merger of the Fanuc companies in the Americas better enables us to accomplish our mission of increasing the competitiveness of North and South American manufacturers by creating opportunities for them to maximize their efficiency, reliability, quality, and profitability," said Schneider.

This robot arm used in a welding application implemented by Houston-based ARC Specialties uses a CX1010 Embedded PC and TwinCAT NC PTP software from Beckhoff Automation to cost-effectively control a Fanuc ArcMate M710IC-50 robot and nearby machine, positiFanuc Corporation

http://www.fanuc.co.jp/eindex.htm 

- Edited by CFE Media. See more Control Engineering robotics stories.



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