AV&R wins FANUC Innovative System Award. Left to right: Mick Estes, FANUC; Guillaume Couture Armand, AV&R; Lou Finazzo, FANUC America; Raad Asmaro, FANUC America; Brian McHugh, AV&R; Wes Garrett, FANUCClick image to enlargeQuebec-based industrial automation company AV&R has won the Innovatve System Award presented at the FANUC Annual Integrators Conference in April. The company won the award for its jet engine blades weld blending and profiling system.

 AV&R was selected as four of the finalists among 21 participants. The four finalists presented their innovation systems in front of a crowd of 330 people during the conference, held April 21 in Orlando, FL.

175 FANUC integrators voted to select the winner.

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