YASKAWA Electric Corporation

YASKAWA Electric Corporation

Your First Choice for Automation

YASKAWA Electric is one of the world’s leading manufacturers in the fields of drive technology, industrial automation and robotics based in Kitakyushu, Japan. Founded in 1915, we see ourselves as a pioneer in these sectors, always striving to optimise the productivity and efficiency of machines and industrial systems with our innovations.

For over 100 years now, our products and solutions have been supporting automation in a wide variety of industrial processes including mining, mechanical engineering and toolmaking, as well as the automotive, packaging, wood processing, lift, textile and semiconductor industries.

The activities of YASKAWA Electric are divided into 4 areas:
Motion Control (inverter drives, servo drives, servomotors, machine controllers), Robotics (industrial robots, service robots, robot systems), System Engineering (medium-voltage inverters, generators and converters) and Information Technology (software, information processing).

14,500

Employees worldwide

22 M.

Frequency inverters installed

12 M.

Servo drives installed

350,000

Industrial robots installed

60

Offices worldwide

2.0 M.

Frequency inverters produced each year

1.5 M.

Servo motors produced each year

25,000

Robots produced each year