ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter

Yaskawa Electric among robot makers boosting output

Rising demand sparks expansion by Japanese producers in China

Yaskawa Electric is raising its output of industrial robots.

TOKYO -- Japanese industrial robot companies are increasing production to keep up with robust demand worldwide, especially in China.

Yaskawa Electric plans to raise its global monthly output of industrial robots to 5,000 units from the current 3,000, a two-thirds jump. It will set up a plant at an existing production site in Changzhou, Jiangsu Province, doubling its Chinese output to more than 1,200 a month by 2019.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Discover the all new Nikkei Asia app

  • Take your reading anywhere with offline reading functions
  • Never miss a story with breaking news alerts
  • Customize your reading experience

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more