Smart Machines & Factories
Sky-high collaboration
Published:  29 November, 2019

While aerospace has long been a major lifeblood for the UK manufacturing sector, recent years have seen a perfect storm of investment, R&D and new technologies drive the sector into new heights. One research facility at the forefront of this relentless pursuit of progression is Cranfield University’s Aerospace Integration Research Centre (AIRC), which has turned to FANUC’s collaborative robots to boost productivity and cut cost through greater human interaction. 

FANUC Corporation

The FANUC Corporation is a world leader in factory automation for CNC control systems, robots and production machinery (ROBODRILL, ROBOCUT and ROBOSHOT). Since 1956, FANUC has pioneered the development of numerically controlled machines in the automation industry. With 263 locations supporting 108 countries worldwide and more than 7,000 employees, FANUC offers a dense network in sales, technical support, research & development, logistics and customer service.

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