Yamaha Motor Robotics FA Section, which provides advanced robots and associated expertise for diverse industrial assembly, parts-handling, and packaging applications, has held its 2021 annual distributor conference online, taking advantage of the chance to present diverse content and invite worldwide participation.

The meeting opened with a welcome from the Netherlands by Yamaha Motor Europe’s CEO followed by live presentations from Japan including a new demonstration of the latest equipment capabilities.

Yasushi Miyake, Branch Manager of Yamaha Motor Europe IM business said, “We have handled this year together strongly by supporting our customers and partners consistently and making our teamwork even more purposeful.”

The demonstration highlighting advanced technical capabilities combined Yamaha’s latest YK-XG high-speed, compact SCARA robot and the new LCMR200 linear conveyor modules. The programmable modules deliver next-generation flexibility when transporting items between work processes, including bidirectional motion with software-configurable parameters that are easy to setup and fine-tune. Minimal hardware is needed, with the built-in motor drive and external YHX controller, enabling integrators to create compact and reliable solutions to automation challenges.

A new working model, presented live from Japan, highlighted the speed and flexibility of Yamaha’s latest robots.

Jumpei Ninomiya

Jumpei Ninomiya, Sales Manager for Yamaha’s FA Section, presented Yamaha’s award for Most Valuable Distributor to Renex. As Yamaha’s agent for Poland and the Balkans, Renex has delivered outstanding support including investing in training opportunities for partners. Renex’s management commented, “We are always committed to providing the utmost support for our customers and partners and will continue to respond with innovative solutions. It’s exciting and rewarding to share this journey with Yamaha.”

Yamaha’s Jumpei Ninomiya presented Renex with the Most Valuable Distributor Award.

ABOUT YAMAHA Robotics FA Section

Yamaha Factory Automation Section (FA Section), a subdivision of Yamaha Motor Robotics Business Unit in Yamaha Motor Corporation, is focused on delivering flexible, high-accuracy industrial robots for precision automation challenges.

With its roots in the introduction of robot technology to Yamaha motorcycle assembly activities, the division has over 40 years’ experience solving automation challenges from factory-scale to micron-level. Yamaha’s industrial robots are now trusted by leading corporations worldwide, in activities as diverse as semiconductor fabrication and assembling electronic products, domestic appliances, automotive components, and large liquid-crystal panels.

Yamaha Motor FA Section offers a unified range of solutions for robotic assembly, including single-axis robots, SCARA, cartesian, and articulated robots. Innovations such as the LCM200R linear conveyor module; a smoother, space-saving and more versatile successor to conventional belt and roller conveyors continue to set the pace in factory automation. Core robotic technologies as well as key components and complete robot systems are all produced in-house, ensuring consistent quality and control over lead-times.

Headquartered in Neuss, Germany, Yamaha FA Section serves customers in all Europe.