Landmark achievement strengthens FANUC’s position as a global automation leader.
FANUC CORPORATION, a global leader in Factory Automation, robotics, and ROBOMACHINEs has announced the production of its one millionth industrial robot. As an automation trailblazer for over half a century, FANUC's robots are used in production facilities all over the world to assemble, handle, package, paint and weld products of every shape and size.
FANUC developed its first robot in 1974 and entered the North American market in 1982 primarily as a supplier to the automotive industry. Today, FANUC's 200+ robot and cobot model variants are used in every industry including aerospace, agriculture, EV, food and beverage, consumer goods, medical, pharmaceutical, warehousing, and many more.
"Companies are striving to achieve their goals as they face an increasing labor shortage," said Mike Cicco, President and CEO, FANUC America. "Whether it's a small shop or large assembly operation, we're seeing more requests for easy-to-use automated solutions that will provide a quick ROI - FANUC is well-positioned to meet those needs."
FANUC has the distinct advantage of using its own robots to make robots, controllers and machine tools that offer world-renowned reliability, precision, speed, and easy operation. "When customers visit FANUC's Headquarters in Japan, they are amazed to see the highly automated assembly lines, and leave feeling confident in our ability to solve their production problems," added Cicco.
FANUC America is also ramping up its capabilities to meet customer growth with ongoing construction of its new West Campus scheduled to open in the spring of 2024. The new facility, combined with the existing headquarters and North Campus, FANUC will occupy nearly two million square feet of operational space in Oakland County, MI.
"FANUC is excited for the future as we remain committed to developing automation products with the utmost technical expertise coupled with lifetime product support," said Cicco.
About FANUC America Corporation
FANUC America Corporation is a subsidiary of FANUC CORPORATION in Japan, and provides industry-leading CNC systems, robotics and ROBOMACHINEs. FANUC's innovative technologies and proven expertise help manufacturers in the Americas maximize productivity, reliability and profitability.
FANUC America is headquartered at 3900 W. Hamlin Road, Rochester Hills, MI 48309, and has facilities throughout North and South America. For more information, please call: 888-FANUC-US (888-326-8287) or visit our website: www.fanucamerica.com. Also, connect with us on YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram.