News Archive

01/23/2017

MECHATROLINK is adopted and goes into effect as one of the Chinese National Standards

Thanks to its technical superiority and track record in China, MECHATROLINK, an open motion-control communications network protocol developed in...

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12/21/2016

Huber concrete plant uses Yaskawa Motoman MPL800 palletizing robot - Ideal location

The Huber concrete plant in Altomünster, Bavaria, produces about 600 tonnes of concrete goods daily in a variety of shapes and sizes. The main focus...

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12/15/2016

Industrie 4.0 conformant welding cell for batch sizes down to 1

Next generation of jigless robot welding

Technicians around the globe are preoccupied with the concept of fully automatic, just-in-time welding of...

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11/21/2016

Japanese technology group Yaskawa to invest in Europe

Japanese technology group Yaskawa is proposing to intensify its presence in Europe, with the aim of becoming one of the two leading manufacturers of...

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11/11/2016

Motoman MH215II and MH250II handling robots - Proven quality with new functions

With the Motoman MH215II and MH250II models Yaskawa introduces two new handling robots from the MH product family. They work together with the newly...

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11/11/2016

Tool grinding machine for circular saws with integrated automation

Based in the Swiss town of Seengen, tool manufacturer Alesa has produced tools for the metalworking industry for more than 80 years. Development of...

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11/11/2016

Kurt Rosenberg appointed MD at Yaskawa Southern Africa

Yaskawa Southern Africa has announced that Kurt Rosenberg has been appointed Managing Director of the company as of 1 November 2016. Kurt takes over...

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10/27/2016

"Award for EuroBLECH" innovation prize - MotoSense receives award

Appreciation for MotoSense at the “Euroblech 2016”: The newly developed vision system from YASKAWA came in second at the “Award for EuroBLECH”...

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10/27/2016

1,000th power drive milestone achieved; The Switch closes deal with Wärtsilä to take the drives to the world

The Switch, a technology specialist of advanced drive trains, has closed the deal on Monday, October 31, to purchase Wärtsilä’s Norway-based marine...

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10/21/2016

YASKAWA invests in a new Manufacturing Center for Robots in Europe

Due to the growth of the global robot market, YASKAWA will expand its production capacities and, in addition to existing production facilities in...

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