Motoman and Yaskawa Electric Merge

Motoman Inc. and Yaskawa Electric America, Inc. announced June 1 that they will combine to form Yaskawa America, Inc.

The Motoman Inc. operations, headquartered in Dayton, Ohio, will form the Motoman Robotics Division of Yaskawa America; the Yaskawa Electric America, Inc. operations, headquartered in Waukegan, Illinois, will form the Drives & Motion Division.

According to Yaskawa America, Inc. Chairman and CEO, Gen Kudo, the new name will allow the company to fully exploit Yaskawa’s position as the world’s largest manufacturer of AC drives, motion control products and industrial robots. Innovative Automation is a leading distributor for Yaskawa VFDs and motion control products.

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