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.
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Yaskawa America to introduce i3 Control at Pack ExpoOctober 21, 2022 10:37am
Yaskawa America, Inc. will introduce i3 Control (“iCube” Control), their new single control technology, during Pack Expo 2022. Pack Expo is the biggest packaging and processing show in North America. Yaskawa will be exhibiting at booth #S-2776. iCube Control debuted in the European market earlier this year and is now being introduced in North America. […][Read More]
Safety, increased connectivity top drive trendsMarch 26, 2021 3:26pm
Drives continue to evolve, responding to broader industry trends in automation with new features. Some of those drivers include rising interest in IoT functionality, the integration of safety features into drives, as well as some newer application areas that are seeing drive manufacturers respond in new and innovative ways. Some advancements are clearly visible in […][Read More]
How to size an electric-motor-driven chain-and-sprocket systemJanuary 13, 2021 10:48am
In a previous motion-sizing articles, we reviewed how to properly specify (using software) a ballscrew-driven motion axis. Then we reviewed how engineering teams can use a similar software-based approach for sizing rack-and-pinion-based servomotor-driven axes on the same five-axis gantry. Now we’ll explore the process for sizing the components (using that same software) for an electric-motor-powered […][Read More]