YASKAWA Electric Corporation Bets Big On India
Plans to expand the service capabilities in India
Looks at increasing the headcount in the country
YASKAWA Electric Corporation (YASKAWA), one of the world’s largest manufacturers of drives, motion control products and robots, headquartered in Kitakyushu, Japan, plans to expand their development centres in India. Commemorating their 100 years in 2015, YASKAWA has also renewed its corporate logo and identity. The company has been a pioneer in launching a wide range of technological brilliance in AC Drives, Servo products and Robots technologies.
Founded by Mr. Daigoro Yasukawa in 1915 as a manufacturer of electrical equipment, the company has grown over the years and has achieved many milestones. Today YASKAWA is a leader in developing and manufacturing robotics and automation solutions, with annual revenue of over $4 billion USD and over 14,000 global employees.
“India remains a central hub for the company’s future goals and our operations span the length and breadth of the country. We also look to increase the manpower here as part of our expansion plans.” stated Mr.JunjiTsuda, Representative Director, Chairman and President of YASKAWA. “We constantly strive to put in our best efforts to provide quality in our products and satisfaction to our customers and it’s this effort that has been driving YASKAWA to the top.
“India has been an integral part of our global revenues. The robotics applications presence in India started in 2005. From an array of over 175 robotic variants, YASKAWA India has been able to successfully integrate over 3,500 installations in both general production lines and specific process cells. The company foresees its business verticals converging into effective environmental energy solutions provider by means of energy saving and thus reducing carbon footprint, across health care segments, amusement and commercial use”, said Mr.Akinori Urakawa, President & CEO of YASKAWA India.
YASKAWA India Private Limited, (YASKAWA India), began its operations in India in 1980s with the business of PLC and AC drives in 1990s, and steadily expanded to accommodate growing customer needs.