FANUC America Midwest

1800 Lakewood Blvd.
Hoffman Estates , IL 60192 US


As Seen In Production Machining

Working Smarter, Not Harder

Working Smarter, Not Harder
Geoff Dawson from PMPA member FANUC America talks about their history, how robots have enhanced the workspace and about their latest automation family.

FANUC America Offers Free Trial of CNC Virtualization Platform

FANUC America Offers Free Trial of CNC Virtualization Platform
FANUC America is providing a free trial of its CNC guide, which allows users to learn how to operate controls, create part programs and test designs in a virtual environment on a PC.

FANUC’s CRX-10iA Robot Raises the Bar in Collaborative Technology

FANUC’s CRX-10iA Robot Raises the Bar in Collaborative Technology
The 10-kg-payload CRX-10iA and CRX-10iA/L provide a reach of 1,249 mm and 1,418 mm, respectively. 

Standardized Controls Aid Shop's Apprenticeship Program
Cox Manufacturing’s commitment to standardization, from the parts it makes to its machine controls and apprenticeship program, is an important factor in its growth.

Methods VMC

Methods Introduces its Own Brand of VMCs
Methods Machine Tools Inc. line of Methods branded three-axis vertical and five-axis bridge-type machining centers are all engineered and built to Methods' highest specifications and quality standards. 

United Grinding North America Wins Sales Growth Award
The awards ceremony honored distributors and manufacturers alike, like United Grinding, who helped customers achieve improved productivity and higher throughput with innovative automated systems.

FANUC Expands Headquarters with New Facility
FANUC America’s North Campus is scheduled to open in the fall of 2019; the company will hold an official groundbreaking ceremony later this year.  

Then (a photo of a small, old, garage) and now (current building) photos of Absolute building

Absolute Machine Tools Celebrates 30th Year
Absolute Machine Tools Inc., known for selling and supporting a selection of machine tools, is marking its 30th year as a machine tool importer and distributor in North America. 

SCARA robot

SR-3iA SCARA Robot Offers Compact Design
FANUC’s SR-3iA robot features high-speed operation for pick and place, assembly, testing/inspection and packaging processes in a range of industries.

FANUC will Increase Robot Production with Factory Opening
FANUC is scheduled to open a factory in August 2018, increasing the capacity of production for robots such as the seven-axis R-1000iA/120F-7B, and is is also leading the effort to address the shortage of skilled workers.

Parts Feeder

Developing a Company Plan for Robotics
It’s a good time for shops to re-evaluate the impact robotic automation can have on productivity.

FANUC Expands Online Training Offering
FANUC America now offers three new online CNC training courses to help users develop expert-level knowledge of factory automation and CNC programming at a time and place that is convenient for them.

Taking a Big Step
This Indiana shop made a leap from manual machining and basic CNC technology to a sophisticated turning cell and has not looked back. It's been a customer driven transition.


A Youthful Approach to Production Machining
Growing up in the industry helped this young shop owner learn key strategies for getting the most from his machines.

Fast ROI Convinces Shop to Add Robotic Automation
“If we get a job that requires a process we don’t normally do, we have very few other shops in the area we can call on, so we figure out how to do it ourselves. This often means adding new technology,” says Cody Dolce, owner of Glacier Tool & Die.


Medical Machining is in the Genes
Sometimes it’s difficult to stay away. This company is an example of a precision machining family that simply can’t stop doing what it does.

Fanuc Merges Operations

Fanuc Merges Operations
Fanuc has officially merged all of its operations in the Americas into a single company named Fanuc America Corporation.

Shop Grows its Multitasking Operations
Here's a look at what this shop's expanded multitasking capabilities have meant to its success and how it plans to continue building momentum.

Rotary Transfer Machines Help Shop Make Transition

Rotary Transfer Machines Help Shop Make Transition
Camcraft Precision Machined Components purchased two rotary transfer machines from Hydromat Inc. after winning a bid on an automotive plunger. 

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