Corporate Profile / History


Corporate name YASKAWA Automation & Drives Corporation
Headquarters 2-13-1 Nishimiyaichi, Yukuhashi-city, Fukuoka 824-8511 Japan
Foundation Founded: April 21st 1999
Business Development, design, manufacturing, sales and service for automation and drives system, machinery, equipment and facility
Number of employees Approx. 700
Capital 2.330 billion yen
Shareholders Yaskawa Electric Corporation 100%
President and CEO Masaki Yagita
Certificate Standard: ISO9001
Certification holder:
Engineering & Technology Div. & Induction Motor Div.
(Certificate No.: 01 100 1326633)

Standard: ISO14001

Certification holder:
Yukuhashi and Yahata office (Certificate No.: JQA-EM0202)
Shindenbaru office (Certificate No.: JQA-EM6656)


April 21 1999 The industrial system group of Yaskawa Electric Corporation established Yaskawa System Engineering Corporation.
October 1 1999 Yaskawa Electric Corporation and Siemens AG together established Yaskawa Siemens Automation & Drives Corp. as an engineering company for industrial applications
November 1 2018 YASKAWA Siemens Automation & Drives Corp. changed its name to Yaskawa Automation & Drives Corp. and commenced operation as a 100% subsidiary of Yaskawa Electric Corporation
March 1 2019 YASKAWA Automation & Drives Corp. has succeeded to the steel plant business from Yaskawa Electric Corporation and the general-purpose motor business from Yaskawa Motor Corporation