YASKAWA is a world-leading manufacturer of servo drives, inverter drives and industrial robots. For almost 100 years, the company philosophy has been based on the principle of highest quality, making YASKAWA a global leader. YASKAWA products are used in a wide range of industrial target markets, among them automotive construction, packaging, wood processing, semi-conductor technology, pump technology, and the passenger lift & escalator sector. YASKAWA is the largest global supplier of AC inverters, servo drives, direct drives, machine controllers and robots. Its strong investment focus on Research & Development has yielded numerous inventions, patents and innovations. This high level of technological leadership has allowed YASKAWA to assume market leadership in several industries. Manufacturing more than 1,800,00 inverter drives, more than 800,000 servo systems, and over 20,000 industrial robots per year, YASKAWA can justly claim to be the largest supplier in its product sector. YASKAWA Europe GmbH services the markets of Europe, Africa, the Middle East and the territory of the former Soviet Union.