ROCHESTER HILLS (WWJ) — Fanuc announced Tuesday that it has merged all of its operations in the Americas into a single company named Fanuc America Corp. The new company, headquartered in Rochester Hills, will have 22 locations and sales of more than $1 billion.

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

“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,” Schneider said.

The combined corporation will supply robotics, CNC systems and factory automation. It is a subsidiary of Fanuc Corp. of Japan.

Fanuc America also has offices in Atlanta, Ga., Boston, Charlotte, N.C., Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dallas, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Montreal, Pine Brook, N.J., San Francisco, Toronto, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sao Paulo, Brazil, and Aguascalientes, Mexico City and Monterrey, Mexico.


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