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. Founded in 1915 and based in Kitakyushu, Japan, we see ourselves as a pioneer in these sectors, always striving to optimize 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 automotive, packaging, wood processing, lift, textile and semiconductor industries.

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

You can find out more about Yaskawa Electric on our global Yaskawa site.