FANUC Robotics America Celebrates 25 Years


FANUC Robotics America, Inc.—the leading supplier of robotic automation in the Americas—recently celebrated its 25th anniversary during an employee event at the company’s 375,000 square-foot headquarters and Customer Technology Center in Rochester Hills, Michigan.

“The foundation of our success stems from having a team of knowledgeable and experienced experts in the field of robotic automation, combined with the world’s most intelligent and reliable robots, software and, controls,” said Rick Schneider, president and CEO, FANUC Robotics. “We’re especially grateful to Dr. Eng. Seiuemon Inaba, honorary chairman of FANUC LTD, for his vision and leadership for a quarter century.”

With more than 172,000 units in service worldwide, the FANUC family of companies—including FANUC Robotics America, FANUC Robotics Europe and FANUC LTD—offer sales, engineering, and support of robotic systems across the globe. Over 80,000 FANUC robots are at work in the Americas in a variety of industries, including automotive, food and beverage, consumer goods, glass, metals/machine tools, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and many others.

“Since the company was formed in 1982, FANUC Robotics America has achieved substantial growth and has become the leader in the North American robotics market,” Inaba said. “The company continues to play an extremely important role in FANUC Group’s robot businesses.”

Schneider pointed out that FANUC offers service for robotics at each of its 113 locations around the world, including FANUC Robotics America’s extensive Customer Resource Center. “We’re committed to making it easy for our customers to work with us,” he said. “We continuously measure our performance to ensure that we meet or exceed our customers’ expectations.”

FANUC Robotics America, Inc., designs, engineers, and manufactures industrial robots and robotic systems for a wide range of applications including arc and spot welding, material handling (machine tending, picking, packing, palletizing), material removal, assembly, paint finishing, and dispensing. The company also provides application-specific software, controls, vision products, and complete support services.

After 25 years of success, FANUC Robotics maintains its position as the leading robotics company in the Americas. A subsidiary of FANUC LTD in Japan, the company has facilities in Chicago; Los Angeles; Charlotte, N.C.; Cincinnati and Toledo, Ohio; Toronto; Montreal; Aguascalientes, Mexico; and Sao Paulo, Brazil. Over 172,000 FANUC robots are installed worldwide.

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