Strengthening sales and service systems in Southeast Asia and India to further expand the robotics business

Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. announced that it has established a new company in Singapore aimed at expanding its business in Southeast Asia and India, where demand for robots is growing.

By conducting manufacturer-driven cross-selling in the surface mounter and industrial robot fields, Yamaha Motor intends to secure new clients in Southeast Asia and India, as well as provide high-quality after-sales services in line with international standards. The Company will also strengthen its distributor support system while working to expand its distributor network.

The new company will be named Yamaha Robotics Solutions Asia Pte. Ltd. and registration was completed on January 13, 2023. Going forward, the Company will prepare the new company’s office, equipment, and more toward a scheduled start of operations in July this year. Yamaha Motor aims to acquire major global accounts as well as clients that are shifting their production bases to Southeast Asia and India by establishing this company in Singapore, where clients, distributors, and the reach of our competitors’ headquarters intersect.

The robotics business is designated as a Strategic Business Field in the Company’s Medium-Term Management Plan. Based on the business’ Yamaha One-Stop Smart Solution concept, the Company will build frameworks enabling the prompt provision of sophisticated, all-inclusive solutions as it aims for further business expansion.

About Yamaha Robotics SMT Section

Yamaha Surface Mount Technology (SMT) Section, a subdivision of Yamaha Motor Robotics Business Unit in Yamaha Motor Corporation, produces a complete selection of equipment for high-speed inline electronic assembly. This 1 STOP SMART SOLUTION includes solder paste printers, component mounters, 3D solder paste inspection machines, 3D PCB inspection machines, flip-chip hybrid placers, dispensers, intelligent component storage, and management software.

Bringing the Yamaha way to electronics manufacturing, these systems prioritize intuitive operator interaction, efficient coordination between all inline processes, and modularity enabling users to meet the latest manufacturing demands. Group competencies in servo-motor control and image recognition for vision (camera) systems ensure extreme accuracy with high speed.

The current product line includes the latest YR equipment generation, with advanced automated features for programming, setup, and changeovers, and new YSUP management software with state-of-the-art graphics and built-in data analytics.

Combining design and engineering, manufacture, sales, and service competencies, Yamaha SMT Section ensures operational efficiency and easy access to support for customers and partners. With regional offices in Japan, China, Southeast Asia, Europe and North America, the company provides truly global presence.