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Fanuc Named a 2013 Top Innovator by Forbes

November 12th, 2013

FANUC FA The united states Corp.
1800 Lakewood Blvd
Hoffman Estates, IL, 60192

Press release date: November six, 2013

ROCHESTER HILLS, MI – FANUC Corporation, the world’s most diversified manufacturer of robots, CNCs and Robomachines, continues to be named the 26th most innovative organization in the world, and the sixth top positioned innovator in Asia by Forbes. This is the third consecutive year Forbes has named FANUC a top worldwide innovator.

Forbes 2013 “The World’s Most Innovative Companies” list recognizes the world’s leading-edge corporations that are most likely to be innovative now and in the future. This recently released list by Forbes is based on research completed by professors and advisors in which they determined that determining a company’s value plus expected growth fueled by new technology plus products will identify the most revolutionary companies. A key factor used in obtaining this list was each company’s commitment to RD. Embedded within each of these companies is a code for innovation discernible in their people, processes and philosophies that drive them to keep innovation alive year after year. The outcome is that innovation will create demand for their products now and in the near future.

-Forbes is a authorized trademark of Forbes Media LLC.


FANUC CORPORATION, headquartered at the foot of Mt. Fuji, Japan, is the most innovative manufacturer of robots, CNCs and Robomachines in the world. Since its inception in 1956, FANUC has contributed to the automation of machine tools as a pioneer in the development of CNC equipment. FANUC technology has contributed to a globally manufacturing revolution, which evolved from the automation of a single machine in order to entire production lines.

About FANUC America Corporation

FANUC America Corporation offers the most complete range of industry-leading industrial automation equipment including robots, CNCs plus motion control systems. FANUC’s revolutionary technologies and proven expertise help manufacturers in the Americas maximize effectiveness, reliability and profitability.

FANUC America is headquartered in 3900 W. Hamlin Road, Rochester Hills, MI, 48309, and is a subsidiary of FANUC CORPORATION within Japan. FANUC America has amenities in: Atlanta; Boston; Charlotte; Chi town; Cincinnati; Cleveland; Dallas; Lake Forest, Los Angeles and San Francisco, CA; Minneapolis; Pine Brook, NJ; Toronto; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Sao Paulo, Brazil; and Aguascalientes and Tlalnepantla, South america.

For more information about FANUC America Corporation call: 888-FANUC-US (888-326-8287), email: marketing@fanucamerica. com, or visit our website:

Also see Robotics on YouTube, Fb, Twitter, and Google+.
Observe CNC or motion control techniques on YouTube, Twitter and Facebook.

Press contacts:

Cathy Powell
Industry Marketing Manager — Robotics
FANUC America Corporation
T: 248-377-7570
E: cathy. powell@fanucamerica. com

Jill Jozwik
Marketing Communications Supervisor – CNC
FANUC The united states Corporation
T: 847-898-5673
E: jill. jozwik@fanucamerica. com

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