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.

Facts & Figures


Employees worldwide

27 M

AC Drives installed

18 M

Servo Drives installed


Robots installed


Offices worldwide

2.2 M

AC Drives annually

2.2 M

Servo Drives annually


Robots annually

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).

If you want to know more, you can visit our global Yaskawa site.