FANUC America Midwest

1800 Lakewood Blvd.
Hoffman Estates , IL 60192 US


As Seen In Modern Machine Shop

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Machine-Tending Automation Gets a Head Start
Making industrial robots more versatile without sacrificing speed or power stretches integration investments and attracts new business.

FANUC's CRX-10iA Cobot Safely Handles 10-kg Parts

FANUC's CRX-10iA Cobot Safely Handles 10-kg Parts
FANUC America’s CRX-10iA and CRX-10iA/L (long arm version) collaborative robots are said provide ease of use, reliability and safety with parts weighing up to 10 kg.

Attendees navigate various booths at Eastec 2019.

On Display at Eastec 2019
Here is an overview of some of the CNC machining and other technology showcased at the biennial manufacturing trade show.

AMT's Emerging Technology Center- Digital Transformation

Make Your Way to the ETC - Digital Transformation
A decade after MTConnect was first introduced at IMTS, connected devices are offered by a host of suppliers here at the show. See the best examples of the technology in action in AMT’s Emerging Technology Center in the North Building.

Willemin 508 MT machining center with automated part carousel

Flexible Fixturing Supports Automation
Robotics and carousel systems with custom fixtures help Akron-based Slice Mfg. Studios process hundreds of medical devices unattended. 

FANUC America Announces Plans for a New Michigan Facility
FANUC America plans to open a new facility in Auburn Hills, Michigan, to open in the fall of 2019.

LoadAssistant from Halter

An Automation System for a Job Shop Environment
A flexible robotic part-loading and unloading system enables a small Indiana shop to boost production without a large investment.

FANUC R-1000iA robot

FANUC Makes Its 500,000th Robot
The company is also planning on almost doubling its production capacity in 2018 with a new facility.

Robb Hudson, CEO, Mitsui Seiki (U.S.A.) Inc. and a group of visitors at Mitsui Seiki’s Japan machine tool factory

Precision and Custom Solutions Showcased at Mitsui Seiki
A tour of the company’s factory in Japan highlighted the accuracy of its machine tools as well as their adaptability for specific applications.

Methods Machine Tools Twin Cell

Video: High Production Rate on VMCs Using Robotic Automation
This “Twin Cell” system uses one robot to deliver work into the cell and another robot to load both of the machines. The choice to remove machine doors enables faster load/unload time between machining cycles.


Collaborative Robots Load, Unload Machines Without Need for Barriers
Westec 2017: FANUC America will demonstrate machine load/unload with its CR-7iA table-top size collaborative robot equipped with iRVision.

FANUC 2017 Private Show

Automation Advances at FANUC 2017 Private Show
Updates unveiled at the company’s annual event promote higher-volume production, easier programming and better monitoring capability across product lines.


Touchscreen HMI Simplifies Machine Monitoring
FANUC America’s iHMI (Intelligent Human Machine Interface) is designed to provide a simpler, more efficient and intuitive way to interact with the company’s 30i/31i/32i-Model B CNCs.

Mazak booth

JIMTOF 2016 Report: Exhibitors Show a Strong Embrace of IIoT
The recent Japan International Machine Tool Fair reflects the rapid move toward smart factories in which smart machines are fully networked.

big saw at JIMTOF

JIMTOF: A Strong Embrace of IIoT
The recent Japan International Machine Tool Fair reflects the rapid move toward smart factories in which smart machines are fully networked. Japanese providers of manufacturing technology have clearly embraced the concepts of the Industrial Internet of Things.

Cobots and Beyond
Collaborative robots address a challenge that will continue to be addressed.

robot gripper

Vertical Machining Cells Challenge Horizontal Dominance
When part volumes are high, and success is measured in pennies and seconds, moving away from horizontal machines requires creative thinking about robotics, cutting tools, workholding and more.

FANUC Expands CNC Training Program
The expansion includes extra courses and additional equipment investments for several facilities in the United States.

Mike Ciccio

FANUC America Appoints President and CEO
Mike Cicco will be responsible for all of the company’s operations in North and South America.

FANUC Developing Open Platform for Connecting CNCs, Robots, Peripheral Devices, Sensors
The system in development is part of a collaboration between FANUC and three other automation and Internet of Things providers.

FANUC tour

Three Technology Takeaways from FANUC Tour
New CNC, automation and Internet of Things technologies stood out during a recent event at FANUC’s manufacturing campus in Japan.

Product Categories of FANUC America Midwest

Communications Networks & Data Transmission Equipment
Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Software (Sold Independent of Hardware)
Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Units
Consulting Services
Direct or Distributive Numerical Control (DNC) Systems
Drilling & Tapping Machines, CNC
Foundry Equipment
Laser Accessories & Supplies
Laser Cutting Systems
Laser Marking Systems
Lasers, CO2
Linear Servo Motors
Maintenance & Repair
Non-Servo Electric Motors (Including Spindles, Drive Units & Power Feeds)
Retrofitting, Rebuilding, Remanufacturing Services
Robot Controllers
Robot Tooling/Grippers
Robots, Industrial
Rotary Servo Motors
Software, Engineering Analysis & Simulation
Software, NC Program Optimization
Software, NC Verification
Software, Other Manufacturing
Software, Post Processors, Stand-Alone (Sold Independent of CAM System)
Training of All Types, Including Audiovisual/Internet
Vision Systems
Welding Machines & Equipment

Trade Names

AccuChop Closed Loop Fluid Delivery
Alpha motors & amplifiers
ARC Mate 0iB
ARC Mate 100iBe
ARC Mate 100iC/120iC
ARC Mate Series of robots
Arc Welding Solution Arm
ArcTool software
Beta motors & amplifiers
Cleanroom robots
CNC Simulator
F-200iB series
FIELD System
Fluid Delivery
Food Grade Robots
HandlingTool software
Intelligent robots w/force sensors
Intelligent robots with vision
LR Mate 200iD
LR Mate series of robots
M-10iA Robot Series
M-1iA Parallel Link Robot
M-2000iA Super Heavy Duty Robot
M-20iA robot series
M-2iA parallel link robot
M-3iA parallel link robot
M-410iC Series
M-420iA/M-421iA robots
M-710iC series of robots
M-900iB series of robots
Manual Guide i
MT Link i
P-250iB paint robot
P-500 paint robot
P-50iB paint robot
Paint applicators
PaintMate robot
PaintPRO paint simulation software
PaintTool software
PalletPRO simulation software
Power Motion i motion controller
R-1000iA robot
R-2000iB series of robots
R-2000iC robot
R-30iB Robot Controller
RemovalTool software
ROBOGUIDE Simulation Software
Series 0i CNC
Series 30i CNC
Servo Torch
SpotTool software
Toploader series of robots
WeldPRO welding simulation software