FANUC Robotics successfully demonstrated adherence to the ANSI/IACET 1-2007 Standard addressing the design, development, administration, and evaluation of its programs.
ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich., July 16, 2012 - FANUC Robotics America, Corp.
International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). The
IACET Authorized Providers are the only organizations approved to offer IACET
Continuing Education Units (CEUs). The accreditation period extends for five
years, and includes all programs offered or created during that time.
"The job skills gap is a threat to our nation's manufacturing competitiveness,"
said Andy Denny, Vice President, FANUC Robotics America. "Our Industry
Certified Robot Training (iCERT) and customer training programs prepare
students for high-paying careers in advanced manufacturing."
FANUC Robotics joins nearly 650 organizations around the globe that have had
their programs examined by third-party experts in continuing education to ensure
the highest possible standards are met. In order to achieve Authorized Provider
accreditation, FANUC Robotics successfully demonstrated adherence to the
ANSI/IACET 1-2007 Standard addressing the design, development,
administration, and evaluation of its programs.
FANUC Robotics' Industrial Robot Training Program Highlights:
* Trained over 120,000 customers since 1982
* 22,000 sq. ft. of training lab space and 10 classrooms
*Remote training locations
*Wide variety of industrial robot models with payload capabilities ranging from
0.5 kg to 1,350 kg to ensure maximum hands-on training
* Extensive curriculum
*eLearn online training
*Industry Certified Education Robot Training (iCERT) - certifies instructors at
educational institutions to train their students to program FANUC robots
through on-line and hands-on training courses.
"We are pleased to welcome FANUC Robotics as an Authorized Provider
organization," said Francenia Johnson, President of IACET and Supervisor of
Operations and Measurements at Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division
(MLGW) in Memphis, TN.
FANUC Robotics America 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 30 years of success, FANUC Robotics maintains its
position as the leading robotics company in the Americas. Over 100,000 FANUC
robots are installed in the Americas, and 250,000 worldwide. A subsidiary of
FANUC Corporation in Japan, the company is headquartered in Detroit, and has
facilities in Chicago; Los Angeles; Charlotte; Cincinnati; Toronto; Aguascalientes,
Mexico; and Sao Paulo, Brazil. Contact FANUC Robotics at
www.fanucrobotics.com or by calling 1-800-iQ-ROBOT, option 5. Also visit us on
YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.
The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) is a
non-profit association dedicated to quality continuing education and training
programs. IACET is the only standard-setting organization approved by the
American National Standards Institute (ANSI) for continuing education and
training. The ANSI/IACET Standard is the core of thousands of educational
programs worldwide. For more information, please visit www.iacet.org or call