Yaskawa Motoman Adds Versatile MPX1400 Model to Paint Robot Series

Extremely fast and robust, the six-axis MPX1400 robot has been added to Yaskawa Motoman’s MPX-series paint robot line. Optimized to create smooth, consistent finishes, this model is well-suited for a variety of dispensing and coating applications. Proven effective for painting multiple small... - August 20, 2021

IACET Reaccreditation Demonstrates Yaskawa Motoman’s Commitment to Industry

The International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) has awarded Yaskawa America, Inc., Motoman Robotics Division (Yaskawa Motoman) the prestigious Accredited Provider accreditation for an additional five years. IACET Accredited Providers are the only organizations approved... - May 27, 2021

Yaskawa’s AutoSorter XN Provides Pre- and Post-Analytic Specimen Processing for Sysmex XN-Series Line

Specifically designed for the Sysmex XN-Series hematology line, AutoSorter™ XN is a robust robotic platform for pre- and post- analytic specimen processing in demanding laboratory environments. Well-suited for high-volume commercial lab requirements such as bulk loading and high-speed... - April 23, 2021

Small, Versatile and Extremely Fast GP4 Robot Expands Capability of GP-Series Line

Extremely fast for maximum throughput, the highly precise GP4 robot is equipped with a 4 kg payload for high-volume small component processing and is ideal for assembly, handling, machine tending and packaging applications. - March 31, 2021

High-Speed PL190 and PL320 Palletizing Robots Add Versatility to the PL-Series Line

The four-axis PL190 and PL320 models join the recently released PL500 robot, enabling a wide range of palletizing applications, order picking and other logistical tasks. - March 12, 2021

Yaskawa Motoman Adds Robust GP280L Extended Reach Robot to High-Speed GP-Series Line

Highly flexible, the extended reach six-axis GP280L robot offers extremely fast and powerful performance for a variety of applications. Ideal for handling, cutting, machine tending or press tending, this 280-kg payload capacity model expertly accommodates large, heavy components. Highly reliable,... - February 24, 2021

Yaskawa Motoman's Simple to Install ArcWorld LC Workcells Optimizes Productivity for Lighter Volume Fabrication

Featuring a space-saving design with single or dual workstation configurations, the ArcWorld LC (Lite Cell) robotic welding system is ideal for fabricators with lighter volume requirements for small- to medium-part welding. Providing efficiency and consistent weld quality, the AW-LC is fast and... - February 22, 2021

HC20XP Human-Collaborative Robot Offers 20 kg Payload for a Wide Variety of Tasks

Yaskawa Motoman's new 20 kg payload HC20XP collaborative robot is the industry’s first IP67-rated collaborative robot and is equipped for continuous use in damp or splash-prone environments. This model features an easy-to-clean surface, allowing utilization in sanitary environments where there is a possibility of incidental food contact. - March 25, 2020

Yaskawa Motoman Celebrates 30-Year Anniversary

The Motoman Robotics Division of Yaskawa America, Inc. (Yaskawa Motoman), a leading robotics company in the Americas, recently celebrated its 30th anniversary. Previously known as Motoman, Inc., the company was incorporated on July 18, 1989 as a 50/50 joint venture between Hobart Brothers Company... - October 18, 2019

Yaskawa Motoman Introduces Universal Weldcom Interface for Arc Welding

Universal Weldcom Interface (UWI), Yaskawa Motoman's new easy-to-use pendant application, enables full utilization of the advanced capabilities on select Miller® and Lincoln Electric® digital welding power supplies. UWI enables easy control of any weld process or parameter, including voltage, amperage and wire feed speed through a common user interface for either brand. - July 13, 2019

Yaskawa Motoman Launches Updates to ArcWorld 50 Series Workcells for Robotic Welding

Built for demanding production environments, the extremely compact ArcWorld® 50 series workcells are affordable, wire-to-weld solutions that are pre-assembled on a common base. Available in single or dual station configurations, these workcells are equipped with all the automation needed for... - July 11, 2019

Yaskawa Motoman AR3120 Arc Welding Robot Offers Longest Reach for Long or Wide Weldments

Offering an extra-long wrist range for improved application flexibility, the new extended reach six-axis AR3120 robot achieves unrivaled arc welding performance. Featuring an expansive 3,124 mm horizontal reach and a 5,622 mm vertical reach, the AR3120 is the longest reach, standard arc welding... - July 04, 2019

Beistle Company Wins Big with Yaskawa’s MotoMini Robot

The winner of Yaskawa Motoman’s recent “Win a MotoMini” contest is the Beistle Company (Shippensburg, PA). The contest, held in conjunction with the launch of Yaskawa Motoman’s Smart Series product line was held at Automate 2019 (April 8-11, McCormick Place, Chicago,... - July 04, 2019

Yaskawa Motoman and RAMTEC Announce the Ohio Manufacturing Workforce Partnership

Yaskawa Motoman and RAMTEC announce the formation of the Ohio Manufacturing Workforce Partnership. This strategic partnership will support the State of Ohio in creating a highly sustainable workforce development model and will provide Ohio educators and students with STEM-aligned curriculum and training in order to become proficient in Industry 4.0 technologies. - August 24, 2018

Yaskawa Motoman Expands Painting and Dispensing Robot Line with the MPX1150 and MPX2600

The high-speed, six-axis MPX1150 and MPX2600 robots have been added to Yaskawa Motoman’s paint robot line. These models create smooth, consistent finishes for a variety of painting and dispensing applications. - March 08, 2018

Yaskawa Motoman Names David Troeter V.P. of Customer Satisfaction

In this position, Troeter will be responsible for the overall performance of Yaskawa Motoman’s Customer Satisfaction Group (CSG) including field service, technical support, training, spare parts, robot refurbishment and repair, retrofits and aftermarket support sales for the Americas. - March 01, 2018

Yaskawa Motoman Collaborative Robot Offers Flexible and Affordable Task Automation

Featuring power and force limiting technology, Yaskawa Motoman’s new six-axis HC10 collaborative robot works safely with, or in close proximity to humans by stopping the robot in the event of contact with an operator. - November 18, 2017

Yaskawa Motoman Names Doug Burnside V.P. of North American Sales & Marketing

Yaskawa Motoman is pleased to announce that Doug Burnside has been appointed Vice President of North American Sales and Marketing. In this position, Burnside will be responsible for establishing and executing strategic business direction to drive growth in the North American market, as well as... - July 22, 2017

Jorge Cosio Joins Yaskawa Mexico as General Manager

Yaskawa Motoman is pleased to announce that Jorge Cosio has joined the company as General Manager of Yaskawa Mexico. In this position, Cosio will be responsible for the company’s strategic direction and sales growth in Mexico. Additionally, he will be responsible for the operation of... - June 15, 2017

AccuFast II Laser-Based Seam Finder Improves Weld Quality, Reduces Cycle Times

AccuFast II Laser-Based Seam Finder Improves Weld Quality, Reduces Cycle Times

AccuFast™ II, an economical laser-based seam finder for Yaskawa Motoman’s arc welding robot line, features improved sensor capabilities. The improved sensor offers increased performance by providing more reliable and repeatable feedback to the robot controller regarding part position. - April 05, 2017

ArcWorld 200 and ArcWorld 500 Workcells with Dual Workstation Design

The new ArcWorld® 200 and ArcWorld® 500 welding solutions are designed to be versatile workhorses for small- to medium-sized parts or medium-volume production runs. These customizable models feature a dual-station design allowing for high robot utilization; the operator can load one... - April 05, 2017

Yaskawa Motoman GP-Series Robots Provide High-Speed Handling to Boost Productivity

Ideal for high-speed assembly and handling applications, Yaskawa Motoman's new GP-series robots are fast, compact and efficient. - April 05, 2017

Yaskawa Motoman Collaborative Robot Offers Flexible and Affordable Task Automation

Featuring power and force limiting technology, Yaskawa Motoman’s new six-axis HC10 robot works safely with, or in close proximity to humans by stopping the robot in the event of contact with an operator. Dual torque sensors in all joints constantly monitor force to quickly react to contact;... - April 05, 2017

EcoTrim Workcell with Ultrasonic Cutting Technology Reduces Operating Costs and Improves Trim Quality

EcoTrim™ is an economical pre-engineered solution for high-speed ultrasonic cutting, trimming, deburring and chamfering applications. The workcell’s patented ultrasonic cutting technology replaces waterjet, laser cutting, hard tooling and manual trimming or routing methods. With its... - February 23, 2017

Neocortex Goods to Robot Cell Introduced at PACK EXPO: Innovative High-Mix, High-Volume Picking Solution

A collaboration between Yaskawa America Inc., Motoman Robotics Division and Universal Robotics, this solution is designed to automate any high-mix, high-volume application where manual labor is currently required, such as random bin picking, order fulfillment, machine tending or line loading. - November 02, 2016

Yaskawa Motoman Receives Reaccreditation Status from IACET

The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) has awarded reaccreditation status to the Motoman Robotics Division of Yaskawa America, Inc. Yaskawa Academy (formerly known as Motoman Technical Education Center – MTEC) has been an Accredited Provider since 1993. - August 17, 2016

Robotic Pharmaceutical Unit Pick Workcell Introduced by Yaskawa Motoman, R/X Automation Solutions and Universal Robotics

The newly introduced RX Unit Pick Workcell is a fully automated robotic pharmacy order fulfillment system capable of handling thousands of different kinds of pre-packaged medicine with 100% verification for mail order delivery direct to customers or to central fill locations. - June 23, 2016

ArcWorld 2000 Offers Flexible Approach to Configuring a Robotic Welding System

The new ArcWorld® 2000 welding workcell is a modular solution specifically designed for robotic welding of large workpieces. This powerful, flexible, pre-engineered solution is perfect for low- to medium-volume manufacturers with a medium to high mix of parts. - June 15, 2016

Germán Villalobos Joins Yaskawa Mexico as General Manager

Yaskawa Motoman is pleased to announce that Germán Villalobos has joined the company as General Manager of Yaskawa Mexico. In this position, he will be responsible for the company’s strategic direction and sales growth in Mexico. He will also be responsible for the operation of... - May 20, 2016

Yaskawa Motoman Demonstrates Career Path Opportunities to Students

To celebrate National Robotics Week, Yaskawa Motoman invited student groups to take facility tours and speak with automation professionals about future job opportunities. Attendees also had the opportunity to see live robotics demonstrations. Yaskawa Motoman hosted over 350 students from local... - April 29, 2016

Yaskawa and Clearpath Partner to Develop Mobile Manipulation Solution

Yaskawa and Clearpath have partnered to develop a mobile machine tending and material movement solution ideal for shop floor environments. This fully integrated solution will feature a Motoman® MH12 robot equipped with end-of-arm tool and vision system, mounted on Clearpath’s OTTO 1500... - April 06, 2016

Yaskawa Motoman’s Strategy for Robotics Education is Strategy for the Economy

Successful workforce development and sustainable economic growth depend on close alignment of STEM education, certification and training with the needs and expertise of industry leaders. Yaskawa Motoman is addressing these critical needs with innovative products, curricula, training certification and services for education and industry. - April 01, 2016

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