General Manager - Automation Systems Group
FANUC America Corp.
Paul Santi is a General Manager at FANUC America responsible for business development and implementation of Robotic Automation Systems and ROBODRILL machines for the automotive Powertrain and General Assembly sectors.
Mr. Santi has nearly 35 years’ experience in the automation industry related to part processing, assembly, machine tending, and material handling utilizing Robotics, Vision, Force Sensing, CNC, and Collaborative technologies.
Since 2002, Mr. Santi has been involved with the RIA R15.06 Robot Safety Standard committee. He is a member of the OSHA-NIOSH-RIA Alliance Team and represents the USA with ISO 10218 & TS15066 Robot Safety Standard activities.
Mr. Santi serves on Wayne State University’s Industrial Advisory Board for the Collaborative Robotics Learning Program.
Mr. Santi received his B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan Technological University with a concentration in robotics and manufacturing technologies. Paul is a frequent speaker and presenter at industry conferences focusing on Automation, Robotics, and Safety.