Yaskawa America, Inc. - Drives & Motion Division is a U.S. corporation, created to provide Automation Solutions and Support to our customers in North America, Central America, and South America. Yaskawa is the world's largest manufacturer of AC Inverter Drives, Servo and Motion Control, and Robotics Automation Systems. Products are marketed through direct sales, partners, representatives, dealers, and distributors. Yaskawa America, Inc. - Drives & Motion Division is a wholly-owned corporation of Yaskawa Electric Corporation of Japan. Since 1915, Yaskawa Electric has served the world needs for products to improve global productivity through Automation. This website is designed to support Yaskawa customers in the Americas.
Derwent Top 100 Global Innovator
Yaskawa has been listed for a 5th consecutive year in Derwent from Clarivate Analytics Top 100 Global Innovators list, showcasing the world's top 100 most innovative organizations.
Gold Interaction Metrics Award
In recognition of customer experience excellence, Yaskawa America has been honored with this award 5 years in a row (2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015).
Control Engineering 2020 Engineers' Choice Award
Yaskawa's GA800 Variable Speed Drive was selected as the honorable mention in the "Motion Control - Drives" category in the 2020 Engineers' Choice Awards hosted by Control Engineering magazine!
Automation World's 2020 Leadership in Automation Program
The Drives and Motion Division of Yaskawa America, Inc. was once again awarded a place as a "First Team Honoree" in multiple categories in Automation World's 2020 Leadership in Automation program.
Yaskawa Receives Highest Risk Control Award
Yaskawa received the Highest Risk Control Award for the manufacturing sector of Columbus Insurance Ltd. This is awarded to the manufacturer who has implemented risk controls that yield an industry-leading workers compensation claims frequency rate for the past five years.
Award for Publication Excellence (APEX)
Yaskawa's Drives Technical Communications was awarded a 2019 APEX Award in the How-To Writing category for their design work on new quick setup procedures for Yaskawa's latest generation of AC drives. (Example: TOEPC71061748).
Yaskawa Honored for Delivering World-Class Customer Service
The Drives and Motion Division of Yaskawa America, Inc. announced today that it has received the NorthFace ScoreBoard AwardSM from the Customer Relationship Management Institute (CRMI) in recognition of achieving excellence in customer service and support. Yaskawa was honored with this award in 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 and 2012.
Leaders in Packaging 2018 - Pack World
Packaging World's 2018 Leaders in Packaging program recognizes leadership and excellence in packaging machinery, materials, and services suppliers. You will find Yaskawa featured in the Controls and machine components and Robotics categories.
America's Safest Company 2017 by EHS Today
All of the 2017 America’s Safest Companies demonstrated support from management and employee involvement; provided innovative solutions to safety challenges; and much more!
Design World's 2017 Leadership in Engineering Program
The Drives and Motion Division of Yaskawa America, Inc. was once again the winner in the Mechatronics category in Design World's 2017 Leadership in Engineering program.
Control Engineering 2017 Engineers' Choice Award
Yaskawa's SGD7 Sigma-7 SERVOPACKS have been selected as the winner in the "Motion Control - Servo Drives" category in the 2017 Engineers' Choice Awards hosted by Control Engineering magazine!
Consulting-Specifying Engineer Product of the Year Award
Our Z1000U HVAC Matrix Drive was honored with the Product of the Year Award by Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine.
Control Engineering Engineers' Choice Award
Yaskawa's U1000 Industrial Matrix Drive was selected as the winner in the "Motion Control - Drives, Servo Drives" category in the Engineers' Choice Awards hosted by Control Engineering magazine!
Yaskawa has grown to be a leader in the motion industry primarily through references from our current customers. They talk about us for one main reason; because we create products and solutions that work better and last longer.
Yaskawa products are designed to exceed industry standards for reliability. Products are designed to a calculated Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) which is above industry standard, for use as a base figure. The field-tested MTBF is far greater than calculated MTBF! Continuously setting sights higher, and working to achieve these goals, are what make Yaskawa a valuable business partner for your company.
Our dedication to total quality control standards enabled us to achieve the most prestigious quality award in the world, the Deming Application Prize. Yaskawa is the first company specializing in industrial electronic equipment to receive the prize.