Yaskawa Motoman, an American subsidiary of the Japanese company Yaskawa Electric Corporation, produces automation products for many major industries. Their product line includes over 175 distinct robot models and they have sold 300,000 robots, 10 million servos, and 18 million inverter drives globally.
Founded in 1989, Yaskawa Motoman now is comprised of over 500 employees, making the company the second largest robotics company in all of the Americas. They are headquartered in Miamisburg, Ohio, and maintain manufacturing facilities in Rochester Hills, Michigan and Irvina, California, as well as outside the United States with facilities in Canada, Mexico, and Brazil.
Yaskawa Motoman compliments their products with over 75 different courses designed to boost equipment performance and a company’s return on investment. These courses feature a combination of classroom and instruction and hands-on training with small class size, an average ratio of 2 students for every robot.
Continuing education units and college credits can be earned in these classes. The subjects taught at the Motoman Technical Education Center include:
- Basic Programming
- Advanced Programming
- Concurrent I/O
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