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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's needs for products to improve global productivity through Automation. This website is designed to support Yaskawa customers in the Americas.


Corporate Name: Yaskawa America, Inc.
Founded: 1967
Head Office:
2121 Norman Drive South
Waukegan, IL 60085 USA
1-800-YASKAWA (927-5292)


Mike Knapek


Mike Knapek, Chairman & CEO, Yaskawa America, Inc.

Steve Barhorst


Steve Barhorst, President & COO, Robotics Division of Yaskawa America, Inc.

Employees: 1000

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