Bacci acquires Italian robotics producer FA Robot

PISA, Italy -- Paolino Bacci S.r.l., developer and manufacturer of multi-axis CNC machines for woodworking and composite materials, has announced the establishment of Bacci Automation with the acquisition of FA Robot S.r.l., a company in Pradamano  Italy.

FA Robot S.r.l. specializes in the design and production of systems for the automation of production processes. The company has more than 350 systems delivered in various industries from woodworking and metalworking to material handling, and from milling and deburring assembly islands to palletizing and product packaging.

In addition, FA Robot develops internal vision systems and supervisory software, while also acting as a reseller of Fanuc’s anthropomorphic robots

“The Bacci Group is always looking towards the future, and the future includes automation and robotics,” said Giuseppe Bacci. “While this acquisition will broaden our product range, with Bacci Automation we will now have complete control of the automation applied to our own multi-axis CNC machines. FA Robot has the team and expertise to make this acquisition a success.”

Fabio Coppino, president of FA Robot said, “Now, as part of Bacci Automation, our automation systems and robotics will benefit from the international visibility of the Bacci Group, through its subsidiaries Bacci China and Bacci America as well as its widespread global distribution network. We are excited about the future as Bacci shares our strong cultural values, innovative spirit, committment to customer satisfaction, and vision for the future.”

Bacci, founded in 1918, is a leading company in woodworking technology, composite materials and non-ferrous metals. Bacci designs, builds and distributes CNC machines, integrated systems and software for furniture, door and window, sports equipment, and musical instrument manufacturers; components for the mould industry; and for the automotive and aerospace industries. See and



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