Yaskawa Europe GmbH

Global Technology Provider
European Player

Close to the Customers

Yaskawa is a company of people pursuing their passion – driven by the vision of a smarter future with advanced technologies that save precious time and energy. And for us, any given day is a new chance to make progress.

Our goal is to contribute to the evolution of society by improving the nature of its business, increasing the performance and productivity of our industry, and therefore our everyday lives. Naturally we promote renewable resources to ensure a healthy environment – for a sustainable planet for all of us.

Based in Eschborn, Germany, Yaskawa Europe offers mechatronics and robotics solutions for companies throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the CIS states. With subsidiaries in these regions and European production sites, we are within close reach of the markets’ requirements.

Drives Motion Controls

Inverter Drives, Servo Drives, Machine Controllers, PLCs and HMIs as well as customer-specific drive and control systems from Yaskawa have been proving their value in the marketplace for years. Our experience with flexible automation solutions and expertise in numerous industries and applications makes us a qualified partner for developing system solutions. The complete product portfolio of YASKAWA enables customers to obtain controller products and powerful systems from one single source.


Yaskawa is one of the largest manufacturers of industrial robots, with 400,000 robots installed worldwide. In addition to application-based variants such as welding, palletising, painting and handling robots, the broad range of robots includes robots designed for laboratory and clean room applications as well as top quality, turnkey automated welding systems.

Environmental Energy

Environmental Energy describes Yaskawa activities in the business areas Wind Energy, Solar Energy and Marine. While wind and solar include our contributions to the use of renewable energies, our marine products ensure that the environmental and energy balance of ships is significantly improved. Permanent Magnet Motors and Converters range from 500 kW to 8.0 MW. This extends our portfolio for large power applications such as wind turbines and other and creates a firm foundation and a power boost to move forward on our fast-track path of advancing the world with electrical drive trains.

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Bruno J. Schnekenburger

President and CEO

Yaskawa Europe

Manfred Stern

Corporate Officer

Regional Head Yaskawa Europe

Miika Reinikka


Environmental Energy Division (The Switch)

Marcus Mead


Robotics Division