Yamaha's Intelligent Machinery appoints new U.S. sales manager for factory automation

Friday April 26, 2019
Written by Manufacturing AUTOMATION
April 26, 2019 – Yamaha Motor Corporation USA's Intelligent Machinery (IM) Division has announced Shinji Kuroda as its new sales manager for Yamaha IM’s factory automation product line.

Kuroda previously worked at Yamaha Robotics in Japan and has joined the U.S. team in Marietta, Georgia to further expand robot sales in the Americas.

"I am excited to join the Yamaha team in the USA. I look forward to expanding our factory automation sales in North America and building on the already extensive network of distributors and system integrators to deliver customized automated solutions to our ever-increasing number of customers in the Americas," Kuroda says.

Yamaha’s robots include three main lines: Cartesian (X-Y-Z), SCARA (R–θ–Z), and six-axis robots. 

Takashi Kimura, Yamaha IM’s division manager, says, "We are very happy to have Mr. Kuroda join our sales team to run the Factory Automation Group in the Americas. With his long history with Yamaha Robotics and his strong commitment to his customers, we are uniquely poised to meet the future demands of fully integrated factories in the Americas, across all sectors of manufacturing."

Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA IM is a subdivision of Yamaha Motor Corporation, and offers a full line of machines for electric/electronic parts mounting, factory automation and other production-line solutions to answer the diversifying needs of today’s electronics manufacturers.

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