Join the Cincinnati CSCMP Roundtable as we tour the Motoman Robotics Headquarters in Dayton, OH! Founded in 1989, Motoman Robotics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Yaskawa Electric Corporation, a worldwide leader in mechatronics and robots. Since introducing the first commercially available robot to the industry in 1977, over 230,000 Motoman® robots have been installed worldwide, including 30,000 in North America. Yaskawa produces more robots each year than any other robot company, and even has robots making robots in state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities.
Motoman robots and robotic solutions are hard at work in virtually every industry. Motoman Robotics offers both general purpose and application-specific robots for a wide range of applications, including arc welding, assembly, coating, dispensing, material cutting, material handling, material removal, and spot welding. Motoman robots provide unmatched performance (speed and accuracy) and durability – even in extreme environments such as cleanrooms, clinical laboratories, cold rooms and foundries.
- Over 230,000 robots installed worldwide
- Over 175 unique robot models
- Patented application-specific robot designs to optimize performance and minimize life cycle costs
Tim DeRosett is Director of Marketing at Motoman Robotics (Division of Yaskawa America, Inc). Yaskawa is the global leader in industrial robots. Prior to joining Motoman, Tim was Managing Partner at KTS Marketing Solutions, a strategic marketing and business development firm focusing on technology companies with an emphasis on automation. Tim has 20 years experience in automation including VP of Sales and Marketing at Flexomation and various positions at Adept Technology including Director of Marketing.
11:30 – 12:00 Registration
12:00 – 12:30 Lunch
12:30 – 13:00 Tour
13:00 – 13:15 Q & A / Closing
Event recap: Motoman Robotics – Innovation for the Supply Chain
Mr. Dean Elkins, Senior General Manager at Yaskawa America, Inc. delivered an insightful presentation about the company’s past, present and future. We learned the truly global nature of this industry proved by the Motoman robots, or as Mr. Elkins called them “steel collar workers” represented in virtually every industry around the world, from welding to material handling – even in the entertainment world dealing Blackjack cards upon demand.
Seeing all the innovation and automation sparked our imagination about the truly fascinating opportunities of robotics in the Supply Chain Industry. You can learn more about Motoman at their website at www.motoman.com.