Fanuc has hit the 750,000-robot production milestoneClick image to enlargeFanuc has produced its 750,000th industrial robot, representing a record high point in the robotics industry.

“With 750,000 robots installed globally, Fanuc has become a household name in manufacturing,” said Mike Cicco, president and CEO of Fanuc America. “I’d like to thank our customers, Authorized System Integrators, suppliers and employees for helping us achieve such an impressive and important milestone.”    

Currently, FANUC can produce 11,000 robots per month in fully automated factories that use its own robots to make robots, controllers and machine. The company’s customer base covers a wide range of industries including automotive, aerospace, food and beverage, consumer goods, medical and pharmaceutical, warehousing, and many more. 

“Now more than ever manufacturers are embracing automation and robotics to solve production challenges. I’m proud to say that FANUC is able to meet the growing demands for easy-to-use automation solutions that help our customers increase efficiencies, improve their competitive position, and realize a quick ROI.  We look forward to helping as many companies as possible achieve their goals,” says Cicco.

FANUC America Corp. is a subsidiary of Fanuc Corp. in Japan, and provides industry-leading CNC systems, robotics and factory automation.  

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