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Automation: Yaskawa to be featured on World’s Greatest TV

Starting October 17 through October 26, 2011, Yaskawa America, Inc. – Drives & Motion Division will be one of the companies featured on the show World’s Greatest TV airing on the ION Network.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
October 11, 2011

Starting October 17 through October 26, 2011, Yaskawa America, Inc. – Drives & Motion Division will be one of the companies featured on the show World’s Greatest TV airing on the ION Network. The show will focus on Yaskawa as an innovative, leading edge company that has, via its parent company in Japan, been serving the world needs with products to improve global productivity through automation since 1915. Yaskawa has been a North American business since 1967. Since then, Yaskawa has grown to be the world’s largest manufacturer of AC Inverter Drives and Servo and Motion Control.

Already in its fourth season, World’s Greatest TV is a thirty minute show dedicated to highlighting the world’s greatest companies, products, places, and people. Each show is a fast paced tour around the world featuring behind the scenes footage, informative interviews, and exciting visuals.

The Drives & Motion Division of Yaskawa America, Inc. manufactures industrial automation equipment.  Its products include industrial AC drives, commercial HVAC drives, spindle drives and motors, servo amplifiers, servo motors, machine controllers, and low-voltage industrial control switches. Yaskawa America’s Motoman Robotics Division makes industrial robots that can weld, assemble, cut, and handle goods for manufacturers.

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