FANUC Named a Top Innovator by Forbes

Forbes names FANUC Corporation, the world's most diversified manufacturer of robots, CNCs and Robomachines, the 26th most innovative company in the world, and the sixth top ranked innovator in Asia.

Rochester Hills, MI November 11, 2013


FANUC Corporation, the world's most diversified manufacturer of robots, CNCs and Robomachines, has been named the 26th most innovative company in the world, and the sixth top ranked innovator in Asia by Forbes. This is the third consecutive year Forbes has named FANUC a top global innovator.

Forbes 2013 "The World's Most Innovative Companies" list recognizes the world's leading-edge corporations that are most likely to be innovative now and in the future. This recently released list by Forbes is based on a study completed by professors and advisors in which they determined that calculating a company's value plus anticipated growth fueled by new technology and products will identify the most innovative companies. A key factor used in compiling this list was each company's commitment to R&D. Embedded in each of these companies is a code for innovation discernible in their people, processes and philosophies that drive them to keep innovation alive year after year. The end result is that innovation will create demand for their products now and in the future.

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About FANUC CORPORATION

FANUC CORPORATION, headquartered at the foot of Mt. Fuji, Japan, is the most innovative manufacturer of robots, CNCs and Robomachines in the world. Since its inception in 1956, FANUC has contributed to the automation of machine tools as a pioneer in the development of CNC equipment. FANUC technology has contributed to a worldwide manufacturing revolution, which evolved from the automation of a single machine to entire production lines.

About FANUC America Corporation

FANUC America Corporation provides the most complete range of industry-leading industrial automation equipment including robots, CNCs and motion control systems. FANUC's innovative technologies and proven expertise help manufacturers in the Americas maximize efficiency, reliability and profitability.

FANUC America is headquartered at 3900 W. Hamlin Road, Rochester Hills, MI, 48309, and is a subsidiary of FANUC CORPORATION in Japan. FANUC America has facilities in: Atlanta; Boston; Charlotte; Chicago; Cincinnati; Cleveland; Dallas; Lake Forest, Los Angeles and San Francisco, CA; Minneapolis; Pine Brook, NJ; Toronto; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Sao Paulo, Brazil; and Aguascalientes and Tlalnepantla, Mexico.

For more information about FANUC America Corporation call: 888-FANUC-US (888-326-8287), email: marketing(at)fanucamerica(dot)com, or visit our website: http://www.fanucamerica.com.

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