Yaskawa Electric America, Inc. and Motoman Inc. make up the two divisions of Yaskawa America, Inc., which in turn is a daughter company to Japan-based Yaskawa Electric Corporation. Yaskawa Electric America, Inc. is the Drives and Motion Division. Motoman Inc. is the Motoman Robotics Division.
Yaskawa America, Inc. serves North and South America. The Motoman Robotics Divison has been in existence since 1989. It is the second largest robot company in the Americas, with over 30,000 units installed. Motoman Inc. headquarters are in Dayton, Ohio. RobotWorx is a Motoman Solution Provider with the robotics division of Yaskawa America, Inc.
Yaskawa Electric America, Inc. is headquartered in Waukegan, Illinois. Since its start in 1967, the Drives and Motion Division has focused on industrial automation controls and products.