Announcements

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Motion Division has promoted these products:

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Motion Division - Yaskawa Quality

At Yaskawa, Quality is more than numbers - it's the total experience of purchasing and owning Yaskawa products and working with Yaskawa application specialists that understand your business. (read more)

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Motion Division - Yaskawa Application Engineering

Yaskawa application engineers are certified on the products they support, experienced in the industries they serve, and ready to assist you in achieving the best solution for your application. (read more)

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Motion Division -  System Integration Capability

The Yaskawa Engineered Systems Group is capable of providing complete drive and motion solutions for industrial manufacturing challenges. (read more)

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Motion Division - MPiec Series machine controllers

The MPiec Series are machine controllers with motion engines integrated with IEC61131-3 and PLCopen. They include a built-in web server that is compatible with the most popular network protocols. The series is comprised of the MP3200iec, MP2310iec, MP2300Siec and the MP2600iec. (read more)

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Motion Division - MP3300iec Machine Controllers

The MP3300iec is the newest member of the MPiec series. It offers IEC61131-3 and PLCopen programming standards, MECHATROLINK-III motion network... (read more)

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Motion Division - 1/1.5 axis Motion Controller

MP2600iec

Yaskawa's Sigma-5 Servo series has now been enhanced with the introduction of the MP2600iec single axis motion controller. The compact controller/servo combination provides standardized programming on Yaskawa's latest high quality servo system. (read more)

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Motion Division - World Class Control for Single Axis Applications

Yaskawa introduces Sigma-7Siec, servo amplifier and single-axis controller in one (read more)

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Motion Division - Space Saving and PLC Friendly

New SigmaLogic7 Compact puts full AOI functionality into less cabinet space (read more)

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Motion Division - VIPA SLIO Modules

Modular Construction for Quick Assembly
- Compact: 12.9 mm X 109 mm x 76.5 mm (W X D X H)
- Standardized: Direct mounting on 35 mm standard profile rail
- Extendable: Easy to expand as needed. Add up to 64 signal and function modules per interface.
Note: Not all modules are supported by MotionWorks IEC VIPA SLIO Hardware Configurator. See Below:

Feat... (read more)

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Motion Division - MotionWorks IEC

With Yaskawa's IEC61131-3 programming environment, MotionWorks IEC Express and MotionWorks IEC Pro enable programmers to take advantage of several standard programming languages within one development package.
These languages work predictably and seamlessly with one another: Ladder Logic (perfect for digital sensory data representation), Structured Text (Great for assignment of mat... (read more)

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Motion Division - Kinematics Toolbox for MotionWorks® IEC Pro

The Drives & Motion Division of Yaskawa America, Inc. is pleased to introduce a new Kinematics Toolbox for use with its MotionWorks® IEC Controllers. The Kinematics Toolbox is an IEC61131-3 user library which can be imported into projects created with Yaskawa's MotionWorks® IEC Pro, Version 2 programming software. (read more)

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Motion Division - Sigma-7: Servo Systems for the Next Revolution

Sigma-7 family of servo motors and amplifiers raise the bar in automation performance (read more)

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Motion Division - New Gear Motors Mesh with High Torque Applications

Yaskawa introduces gear motor capabilities for its full Sigma-7 servo line (read more)

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Motion Division - Sigma-5 Servo System

Our Sigma-5 series has improved positioning accuracy by one thousand times the industry standard. The well-known, autotuning function is optimized for the most sophisticated applications, such as two axes in super-high performance machines. The new autotuning algorithm allows for perfect set-up in less than two hours - it takes more than eight hours for other products in the ma... (read more)

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Motion Division - SigmaLogic Option for Sigma-5 Servos

New Option Allows Programming of Sigma-5 Servos via Rockwell PLCs (read more)

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Motion Division - EtherCAT and Fully Closed Loop Option Modules

New Options Amp Up Sigma-5

EtherCAT and Fully Closed Loop option modules for Sigma-5 servo amplifier product family (read more)

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Motion Division - Smaller Size a Big Advance in Direct Drive Servos

New SGM7F opens the door to more backlash-free automation applications (read more)

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Motion Division - SGMCS Direct Drive Motors

Sigma AC Servo System Product Family includes Larger Torque Direct Drive Motors (read more)

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Motion Division - 400V Linear Motor Coils

The iron core FW series coils features 6 models, and the uniquely balanced iron core TW series features 8 models. The continuous force output ranges from 80 to 1120N for the FW series and from 300 to 3000N for the TW series. (read more)

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Motion Division - Sigma Trac SGT Linear Motor Actuator

Sigma Trac integrates our linear motor components into a factory engineered and assembled linear actuator. Over the past two years, we have worked to finalize this new Sigma Trac design to accommodate the requirements we have seen in the majority of applications. The result is a new Sigma Trac design (SGT Series). (read more)

News articles and press releases for Yaskawa America, Inc. - Motion Division:

09/22/2017

Yaskawa’s Bryan Knight discusses how direct-drive motors can increase reliability and efficiencies for manufacturing and material-handling operations.

09/12/2017

EHS Today has named 13 companies, including Yaskawa America Inc., to the list of 2017 America’s Safest Companies!

07/10/2017

New SGM7F opens the door to more backlash-free automation applications

06/05/2017

New SigmaLogic7 Compact puts full AOI functionality into less cabinet space

05/01/2017

The Drives & Motion Division of Yaskawa America, Inc. announces the release of a full line of gear motors based on its Sigma-7 servo motors.

03/23/2017

Yaskawa Electric Corporation has completed a strategic investment in Helsinki-based Teraloop, a startup grid- and utility-scale kinetic energy storage company.

03/19/2017

The Drives & Motion Division of Yaskawa America, Inc. announces the release of Sigma-7Siec, a unit that combines a servo amplifier with a one-axis motion controller in a single compact package.

03/16/2017

The Drives & Motion Division of Yaskawa America, Inc. has received the NorthFace ScoreBoard Award from Omega Management Group Corp. in recognition of achieving excellence in customer service and support in 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 and 2012.

03/01/2017

Yaskawa's SGD7 Sigma-7 SERVOPACKS were selected as the winner in the "Motion Control - Servo Drives" category in the 2017 Engineers' Choice Awards hosted by Control Engineering magazine!

01/13/2017

Yaskawa is pleased to announce for the 2nd consecutive year, Clarivate Analytics (previously Thomson Reuters) has named Yaskawa as a Top 100 Global Innovator!

10/07/2016

Downtime, due to excessive dynamic brake resistor heat, became a problem for the customer as they waited for heat dissipation.

05/13/2016

Learn How Yaskawa America Solved The eLearning "Hands On" Issue

04/14/2016

Sigma-7 family of servo motors and amplifiers raise the bar in automation performance.

03/29/2016

Yaskawa America Inc. (YAI) is pleased to announce the promotion of Mike Knapek, President and COO of the Drives & Motion Division, to the position of CEO.

01/27/2016

Yaskawa has been listed in Thomson Reuter's Top 100 Global Innovators list, showcasing the world's top 100 most innovative organizations.

01/04/2016

Yaskawa introduces self-guided video training that combines existing e-Learning modules with direct product interaction via the web.

09/14/2015

New Option Allows Programming of Sigma-5 Servos via Rockwell PLCs

08/07/2015

Yaskawa Aquires Wermac Electric, Ltd. The acquisition of Wermac continues Yaskawa’s growth in key vertical markets.

06/16/2015

Yaskawa Electric Corporation (Yaskawa) headquartered in Kitakyushu, Japan, will commemorate their 100th anniversary during 2015 across all global locations in 28 countries.

03/30/2015

The Drives & Motion Division of Yaskawa America, Inc. announces the release of three new motion control products. The new controller, I/O and software products combine to improve automation performance.

02/20/2015

Join host Butch Stearns of The Pulse Network & co-host Kai Petzelt from SAP as they discuss essential DOs & DON'Ts to effectively deliver a positive service experience and meet their customers’ expectations.

10/24/2014

MachMotion demonstrates their CNC Control technology with custom USB drive engraving at the International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago, IL.

07/17/2014

Partnership Expands Presence in Renewable Energy Market

07/17/2014

Yaskawa Electric Corporation and Solectria Renewables, LLC announced today that the companies have reached a definitive agreement whereby Yaskawa Electric will acquire Solectria Renewables through its US subsidiary, Yaskawa America Inc.

04/30/2014

Yaskawa America Inc. Drives & Motion Division Reaccredited as an Authorized Provider of IACET CEUs Prestigious Accreditation Demonstrates Commitment to High-Quality Lifelong Learning

09/21/2011

Yaskawa America Inc. manufactured its one millionth inverter in the United States this month marking a significant milestone for the drives and motion control company.

05/07/2011

This 6-7 minute segment focuses on the biggest difficulties manufacturers face with automation.