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Founded in 1989, Yaskawa Motoman is a leading robotics company in the Americas. With over 450,000 Motoman robots, 18 million servos and 27 million inverter drives installed globally, Yaskawa provides automation products and solutions for virtually every industry and robotic application; including arc welding, assembly, coating, dispensing, material handling, material cutting, material removal, packaging, palletizing and spot welding. The Yaskawa product line includes more than 150 distinct industrial arm, delta and SCARA robot models, plus a full-line of pre-engineered "World" solutions that are complete application specific work cells, including robot, process and safety equipment. Combined with our sister and partner companies, we support robotic solutions throughout the world. Yaskawa’s proven track record of delivering industry leading quality, innovation and customer satisfaction can help you exceed your robotic automation goals.

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David Scheffrahn Promoted to Business Development Director, Consumer Products for Motoman Robotics

POSTED 08/03/2010

Mot
oman Robotics (a division of Yaskawa America, Inc.) is pleased to announce that David Scheffrahn has been promoted to Business Development Director, Consumer Products.  He will be responsible for leading the company’s efforts in growing market share within the consumer products industry.

Scheffrahn joined Motoman Robotics in September 2003 as a Regional Sales Manager.  Prior to that, he was the Rockwell Automation motion control specialist for the Reynolds Company, Rockwell Automation’s channel partner for Texas.  Scheffrahn was also a lead engineer for PMJ Automec Oy (fka Global Integration, Inc.) which designed and built robotic assembly equipment for the mobile phone industry.

Scheffrahn holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington, where he graduated cum laude with a special emphasis in multiple input, multiple output feedback control systems.

Scheffrahn and his family reside in Fort Worth, Texas.

About Motoman Robotics
Founded in 1989, the Motoman Robotics Division of Yaskawa America, Inc. has grown to become the second largest robotics company in the Americas with an installed based of over 30,000 units. Our products include robotic automation solutions for virtually every industry and robotic application including arc welding, assembly, coating, dispensing, material handling, material cutting, material removal and spot welding operations. 

Motoman Robotics offers a wide array of innovative, flexible packing and palletizing solutions for the consumer products industry.  With our comprehensive line of material handling robots, grippers, infeed and outfeed conveyors, slip sheet racks, pallet dispensers, bar code scanning and other various components, we can provide a low-risk solution that delivers enhanced quality, productivity and ROI.