Yaskawa acquires Canadian drives and controls company

Yaskawa acquired Wermac Electric, a Canadian company that specializes in drives and controls in the oil and gas industry.

10/02/2012


The Drives and Motion Division of Yaskawa America Inc. (YAI) has acquired the business and operations of Wermac Electric Ltd. in Calgary, AB, Canada.

Wermac is a 25-year partner with Yaskawa and has been applying Variable Speed Drives and Electrical Controls in the Oil and Gas industry. The acquisition of Wermac continues Yaskawa's growth in key vertical markets. The Oil and Gas market in particular presents high requirements for quality, packaging, and special software.

The new division will be known as Yaskawa Wermac and will be located at the former Wermac Electric facility in Calgary, AB. Yaskawa Wermac is now a division of Yaskawa Motoman Canada, which is a subsidiary of Yaskawa America, Inc. All key personnel have been retained.

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