Monday, November 23, 2020
FANUC, one of the leading suppliers of CNCs, robotics and ROBOMACHINEs was named a top work place in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press for the ninth consecutive year. FANUC ranks 15 out of 30 companies in the large employer category in Michigan. In addition, the Chicago Tribune named FANUC’s Hoffman Estate, IL regional office a top work place in Illinois for the third year in a row.
“I’m so honored that even during these challenging and unprecedented times of a global pandemic we’ve been named a top work place,” said Mike Cicco, President and CEO, FANUC America. “This recognition is based on our employees’ feedback, and I’m proud they feel that FANUC is an ideal place to work.” “Our team of talented professionals is our greatest asset – integral to our company’s mission and key to FANUC’s competitive advantage,” added Cicco.
FANUC America’s Achievements in 2020 include a number of new CNC and robotics products, a new facility in Alabama, national recognition for helping close the manufacturing skills gap, and a first-ever virtual event. The U.S. Department of Labor recognized FANUC America, Rockwell Automation and other industry partners for apprenticeship programs designed to help companies overcome the skills gap. FANUC’s education network includes more than 1,200 high school and post- secondary FANUC-certified automation training organizations, and over 150 university and
career technical training partners, providing students with nationally recognized FANUC robotics certification and CNC certification . FANUC held its first virtual event called “ Take Control ”. Launched on Oct. 19-22, the event site includes three distinct zones: Knowledge, Solutions and Exploration.