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Fanuc VP Ostby receives
RIA Robotics Leadership Award

Fanuc VP Ostby receives
RIA Robotics Leadership Award

Wednesday, June 14, 2006
 
The Robotics Industries Association (RIA) has presented the 2006 Engelberger Robotics Award for Leadership to Kevin Ostby, vice president of regional operations for North and South America for Fanuc Robotics America, Inc. The Engelberger Robotics Awards, named for Joseph F. Engelberger, considered to be the “father of robotics,” are presented in four areas: leadership, application, education and technology development. Ostby has been involved with robotics for more than 30 years, including the past 25 with Fanuc. Before that, he was responsible for the first robots installed at Buick Motor Division for General Motors. He has served in a variety of positions with robotics-industry trade associations.

 

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