Yamaha Builds Surface-Mount Solution Engineering Division in Europe to Power Customers’ Digital Transformation


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Yamaha Motor Europe SMT Section is to establish a dedicated European Solution Engineering Division to accelerate response to advanced customer requirements. The new division will be based at the Yamaha’s office in Neuss, working with SMT Section technical, sales teams and customers throughout the European region.

Introducing the new division, Yamaha Motor Europe General Manager Mr. Ryosuke Nakamura said, “Increasingly, our customers are seeking Industrie 4.0 digital transformation through smart automation tailored to connect seamlessly with other automation systems and IT systems such as MES / ERP. Our Solution Engineering Division, building on the experience of our in-house development team in Japan, creates a local centre of competence to develop and introduce new functions more quickly than ever.“ 

The new SMT Section Solution Engineering Division will open on August 1, 2019. Customers seeking advanced SMT/IT-systems integration should contact their local Yamaha sales representative in the first instance to arrange an initial assessment.

About Yamaha SMT Section

Yamaha Surface Mount Technology (SMT) Section is a subdivision of Yamaha Motor Robotics Business Unit in Yamaha Motor Corporation. Yamaha surface mount equipment is highly acclaimed in the market for their “module concept” that enables them to keep pace with the trend toward smaller and more diverse electric/electronic parts being mounted on circuit boards.

Yamaha SMT Section has created a strong business in the surface mount industry that enables design and engineering, manufacture, sales and service to be conducted in one comprehensive system. Furthermore, the Company has used its core technologies in the areas of servo-motor control and image recognition technology for vision (camera) systems to develop solder paste printers, 3D solder paste inspection, 3D PCB inspection machines, flip chip hybrid placers and dispensers. This allows Yamaha SMT Section to offer a full line of machines for electric/electronic parts mounting and propose optimum production-line makeup to answer the diversifying needs of today’s manufacturers.

Yamaha SMT Section has sales and service offices in Japan, China, Southeast Asia, Europe and North America provide a truly global sales and service network that will safeguard best in class on-site sales & service support for clients.

For more information, visit www.yamaha-motor-im.eu.

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