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FANUC merges all operations in Americas into single corporation

Former president of FANUC Robotics Americas becomes president and CEO of the new company.
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, Mich., will have combined annual sales in excess of $1 billion and 22 locations.

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

FANUC America Corporation plans to leverage the synergies made possible by this merger to better support its customers by supplying a complete range of 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 Schneider.

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