Rick Schneider, who was 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," said Schneider.
Fanuc Corp., headquartered at the foot of Mt. Fuji, Japan, is a manufacturer of robots, CNCs and factory automation solutions. Fanuc America has facilities in: Atlanta, Ga.; Boston, Mass.; Charlotte, N.C.; Chicago, Ill.; Cincinnati, Ohio; Cleveland, Ohio; Dallas, Texas; Indianapolis, Ind.; Los Angeles, Calif.; Minneapolis, Minn.; Montreal, Que.; Pine Brook, N.J.; San Francisco, Calif.; Toronto, Ont.; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Sao Paulo, Brazil; and Aguascalientes, Mexico City and Monterrey, Mexico.