Fanuc adding plant in Michigan, expanding throughout N. America

Fanuc adding plant in Michigan, expanding throughout N. America

Facility expansions, consolidations to increase service, support offerings.

April 13, 2016

Rochester Hills, Michigan – Fanuc America Corp. is adding a new manufacturing/distribution center to Pontiac, Michigan - increasing efficiency and capacity for all markets - and shuffling office locations elsewhere as part of a North American expansion of its robotics, automation, and CNC equipment businesses.

In addition to the new Michigan plant, Fanuc will:

  • Open sales and service facilities in Seattle, Washington; Monterrey, Mexico; and Manaus, Brazil
  • Relocate customer service offices from Dallas, Texas, to Houston; and Mexico City, Mexico, to Queretaro, Mexico
  • Merge sales and service offices in Sao Paulo, Brazil, to a larger facility
  • Enhance training centers at offices in San Francisco, California; Chicago, Illinois; and Charlotte, North Carolina

“Fanuc is fully committed to ‘Service First,’ a corporate theme which means that customer service is our highest priority,” says Rick Schneider, chairman & CEO, Fanuc America. “That commitment includes lifetime maintenance for all Fanuc products throughout their production life. With 25 sales and service locations in the Americas, and a total of 250 service locations in 46 countries worldwide, we’re positioned in close proximity to our customers all over the world.”

Company officials expect to complete its capacity expansions in North and South America by July, 2016.

Source: Fanuc America Corp.