Yaskawa partners with Spartan Controls, Ltd.

Spartan Controls becomes exclusive representative for Yaskawa in Western Canada.

Spartan Controls, Ltd. is now the exclusive AC drives representative in Western Canada for Yaskawa Electric, a manufactures of electric drive technology, industrial automation, and robotics. With more than 100 years of improving productivity through automation, Yaskawa is a welcome addition to Spartan’s portfolio of energy efficiency solutions, says Grant Wilde, President of Spartan Controls.

“We are very excited to be representing Yaskawa in Western Canada,” Wilde says. “As our customers look for more options and innovative approaches to enhancing energy and production efficiency, electric drives will ensure Spartan continues to lead the way with complete industrial process automation control technologies and solutions.”

Employed in a variety of industrial processes, including oil and gas, chemical/petrochemical, mining, forestry, power generation, water/wastewater, and manufacturing; Yaskawa’s solutions offer improved operating efficiencies, energy savings, and a safer work environment.

“Spartan has demonstrated excellent service and support to its markets in Western Canada” says Mike Knapek, CEO, Yaskawa America Inc. "Our partnership with Spartan Controls to provide energy efficient solutions will enable customers to maximize the value of their assets.

Additions to Spartan’s portfolio include:

• Low Voltage AC Drives (690V and below): Yaskawa’s portfolio of high-performance low voltage AC drives covers all motor speed control applications found in industrial, commercial, and general purpose environments. These AC drives incorporate the latest technological advancements in AC motor speed control, made possible by experience and dedication to quality in design and manufacturing.

• Medium Voltage AC Drives (2.3-11kV): The MV1000 offers high performance and proven Yaskawa reliability. With an ultra-compact design, energy saving capabilities, and easy operation the MV1000 is the ideal choice for medium voltage motor control applications.

The Yaskawa family of variable speed drives provides quality, performance, ease of use, and consistency across a wide range of applications.

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