FANUC and Rockwell Automation Announce Global Collaboration

FANUC and Rockwell Automation Inc. have announced an advanced global collaboration to provide customers a more seamless and integrated manufacturing solution.

FANUC and Rockwell Automation Inc. have announced an advanced global collaboration to provide customers a more seamless and integrated manufacturing solution. The two companies have expanded their initial collaboration, started 4 years ago, in the CNC and Logix programmable automation controller (Logix PAC) environments with further integration of robotics, Robomachines and enterprise software products. The effort will have an initial impact on applications in the automotive industry, where customers can experience benefits of a preferred integration plug-and-play automation and information solution.

Rockwell Automation chairman and CEO Keith D. Nosbusch, says, "The global collaboration between Rockwell Automation and FANUC is a direct response to our customers' needs for more effective integration across manufacturing disciplines."