Waukegan, IL
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Yaskawa America, Inc.

ceo Michael Knapek,
President, COO
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Product Summary: Variable frequency drives, servo systems, machine controllers, robotics
Yaskawa drives and servos offer the highest MTBF in the world. But to us, quality is much more than that. It means doing everything we can to make our customer, partner and employee experiences great. We commit to that philosophy every day, because to us, IT’S PERSONAL.

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North, Central, and South America
Yaskawa America warrants drives and motion products for (1) year from the date the product is first used by Buyer, or 18 months from the date of shipment, whichever occurs first.
Service, support & spare parts: 
Technical phone support, onsite field service, parts shipment services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Other support includes jobsite startup or service, factory repair, replacement parts, in-warranty repair, and exchange programs.
Address:  2121 Norman Drive South
City:  Waukegan
State:  IL
Zipcode:  60085
Country:  United States
Phone:  1-800-YASKAWA
Fax:  847-887-7310
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Yaskawa America, Inc.

Motion-Centric Solutions for Packaging:
Today’s packagers are focused on maximizing equipment effectiveness in their packaging lines. Greater adoption of standards, such as OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness) and PackML, have led to higher expectations for throughput, fast machine changeover and maximum uptime. Yaskawa can help you achieve higher OEE with higher performance motion, less downtime and innovative ways to use recipe management with camming and gearing. Yaskawa has gone beyond PLC control to provide motion-centric solutions based on our knowledge, experience and systems design. Don’t wait for your current supplier to bring innovation to you. Meet the changing demands of your customers head on with Yaskawa, a partner you can depend upon.

Motion Control Products:
Our broad product range of servo systems includes rotary, linear, and direct drive motors matched with digital SERVOPACKS with outputs ranging from 3W to 55kW. These best-in-class servo systems can be matched with our single or multi-axis machine controllers for a system solution with the best quality and reliability in the industry.

With over 300,000 robot arms installed worldwide and the broadest range robots on the market, Yaskawa Motoman is the global leader in robotic automation. From primary packaging robots to palletizing our robots handle a wide variety of food, beverage and consumer products.

Variable Frequency Drives:
Yaskawa low and medium voltage AC drives cover every automation application need in the industrial plant, offering the greatest selection of size and performance available, with power ranges from fractional HP to 16,000 HP.

Practical, hands-on training classes held at our facilities. On-site training. eLearning modules and videos available for download or through a mobile app.
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