Greenerd Becomes Tier 1 FANUC Robot Integrator
The company can now set up its hydraulic press customers with turnkey robotic products.
Greenerd Press & Machine Co. Inc. (Nashua, New Hampshire) is now a Tier 1 Industrial Authorized Robot System Integrator of FANUC America Corp. The new partnership gives Greenerd full access to the comprehensive offerings of FANUC robots, including all models, training and support, in order to provide automation solutions in short timeframes.
Greenerd has a long tradition of designing, engineering and manufacturing customized hydraulic presses with product handling solutions, but the FANUC partnership gives Greenerd the ability to offer its customers automated product handling solutions, including cells with a single robot as well as complex work cells with multiple robots.
“For even greater manufacturing efficiency, including for the most demanding production environments, we are thrilled to be able to provide our hydraulic press customers with turnkey, state-of-the-art robotic product handling solutions,” says Jerry Letendre, CEO of Greenerd.
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