Yamaha Motor Robotics SMT section has held its annual european distributor meeting, again hosting the team-building event online as agents joined from across the region.

Yamaha’s robotics business unit has recorded excellent results for 2021. General Sales Manager Daisuke Yoshihara applauded the contribution of the entire network towards the outstanding performance. “The energy of our team, and the many ingenious solutions created to safely support customers throughout the pandemic, have put us in a strong position to continue growing.”

The meeting included presentations to review the results and present business and sales strategies for this year, building on the strengths of the Yamaha One Stop Smart Solution. A peek at forthcoming promotions highlighted exciting new features to further boost the performance of the latest YR-series high-speed component mounters and high-accuracy inspection systems. Yamaha’s product team also described updates for the YSUP software platform that unifies advanced machine-control capabilities and an intuitive graphical user interface for extra productivity.

The Yamaha Distributor of the Year awards – the traditional event finale – celebrated the top-performing agents, nominating CORE-emt as Best Distributor for supporting the brand in northern Europe. Trusted Technology received the trophy for Best Service Provider, for its dedication to the customer base in Spain and Portugal.

Truth Electronic Manufacturing won the Special Achievement award, having installed the first Yamaha One Stop Smart Solution SMT line in southern Africa, at BITRI, the Botswana Institute for Technology Research and Innovation. The team went above and beyond by also helping design and install all ancillary equipment needed to establish a modern electronics manufacturing facility.

For more information, please visit the website at https://smt.yamaha-motor-im.de/. 

About Yamaha Robotics 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, dispensers and intelligent SMD storage system. 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.