Yaskawa Electric Corporation was founded in 1915 in Japan. Today its headquarters is based in Kitakyushu, Japan and they have offices and service centres all over the world including America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and India. Throughout their near 100 year history, Yaskawa have developed a vast range of industrial electronics and automation equipment. Some of their innovations included DC drives and DC servomotors in the 1950s, hard-wired NCs in the 1960s, robots and AC frequency inverters in the 1970s, and AC servo amplifiers in the 1980s. As of 2013, there are around 15 million Yaskawa drives in operation across the globe. Contact us if you have any queries about any of the Yaskawa products and someone from the SN Automation team will be more than happy to help.