FANUC Merges All of Its Operations in the Americas into a Single Corporation

  FANUC Merges All of Its Operations in the Americas into a Single Corporation

Business Wire

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. -- December 10, 2013

FANUC has officially merged all of its operations in the Americas into a
single company named FANUC America Corporation. The new company, headquartered
in Rochester Hills, Michigan will have combined annual sales in excess of $1B
and 22 locations.

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

FANUC America Corporation will leverage the unique synergies made possible by
this merger to better support its customers by supplying the most complete
range of innovative products and services for robotics, CNC systems, and
factory automation solutions in the industry.

"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 Rick Schneider,
President and CEO, FANUC America 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, innovative robotics, CNC Systems and factory automation
solutions. 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; Indianapolis; Los Angeles; Minneapolis; Montreal; Pine
Brook, NJ; San Francisco; Toronto; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Sao Paulo, Brazil;
and Aguascalientes, Mexico City and Monterrey, Mexico.

For more information about FANUC America Corporation call: 888-FANUC-US
(888-326-8287), email:, or visit our website:

Also see Robotics on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.

See CNC or motion control systems on YouTube, Twitter and Facebook.


FANUC America - Robotics
Cathy Powell
T: 248-377-7570
FANUC America - CNC
Jill Jozwik
T: 847-898-5673
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