Tag Archives: Yaskawa

Welcome: Yaskawa J1000 Drive

Posted August 20, 2008 by Pepper Hastings

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Neil, Todd and the marketing guys at Yaskawa got this out to us Friday and I intended to put the information here this past weekend.

But it rained Saturday and Sunday in North Texas (in August!) and all most of us could do was just stand stupified and watch.

So, a belated welcome to the newest drive from Team Y, the Yaskawa J1000. You can get all the FAQs on this little powerhouse here.

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Cool Gadgets: Wago Distributed I/O

Posted August 4, 2008 by Pepper Hastings

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This vid will go out in the next Innovative News newsletter but I thought we'd give blog readers a sneak peek. Adam loves this stuff and it shows. The satisfied look on his face at 2:10 is probably the same one his mom saw 30 years ago when he was polishing off a complicated Tinker Toy project.

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V1000 Horsepower Under the Hood?

Posted August 1, 2008 by Pepper Hastings

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Yaskawa has climbed aboard as a rear quarter panel sponsor for veteran short-track driver Adam Regnier when he drives the at Dells Raceway Park this summer in Wisconsin Dells, Wis.

Through the July 26 weekend, Regnier was in 13th place out of 30 drivers within the Pure Stock Division with 876 total points on the season. Leonard Raupp leads the points race with 1,263. No word on whether Regnier's No. 73 Monte Carlo is powered by a V1000.

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Ramping to 10 Million AC Drives: Yaskawa Milestones

Posted July 24, 2008 by Pepper Hastings

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In June, Yaskawa said it shipped its 10 millionth AC drive since 1974 of production. 

Raw math says that's about 300,000 drives shipped per year, but the uptick is much more dramatic than that. Here's a look at how the demand for Yaskawa AC drives ramped up over the past three decades.

Click on the image (above) for a closer look at this interesting timeline graphic.

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One Less Thing For You to Worry About

Posted July 14, 2008 by Pepper Hastings

Categories: customer service, Innovative Automation, Yaskawa

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Let's face it. Nobody likes orders that don't ship on time. We hate it, our customers hate it. Our goal is 100 percent on time shipments, but from time to time stuff happens.

We put ourselves in our customers' shoes and thought: "Would I rather call in and find out why my order is late or would I rather have Innovative call me ahead of time and alert me to potential delays."

The answer was obvious, and now thanks to some nifty software, we call you if there is a chance of a late shipment.  One more thing you don't have to worry about when you deal with Innovative Automation and its legendary customer service.

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