FANUC America opens robotics and automation facility
By DE StaffAutomation
Robotics giant’s North Campus facility adds 461,000 square-foot to company’s presence in Michigan.
FANUC America officially opened its 461,000 square-foot robotics and automation facility in Auburn Hills, MI. According to the company, its North Campus facility houses several departments including engineering, product development, manufacturing and warehousing.
“Robotics and automation are key drivers of manufacturing competitiveness,” said Mike Cicco, president & CEO, FANUC America, during the facility’s groundbreaking approximately one year ago. “We’re looking forward to expanding our facilities here in Oakland County to keep pace with the growing demand for automation.”
During the grand opening celebration, FANUC displayed more than 20 robot demonstrations, from its smallest M-1iA delta robot to the M-2000iA, the world’s strongest robot able to lift 2.3 tons.
With the opening of the North Campus, FANUC now occupies more than one million square feet of building space in Oakland County, Michigan.