Founded in 1915, YASKAWA Electric is one of the pioneers in drive technology, industrial automation and robotics. And the company is still setting standards with its solutions and systems. In 2016 YASKAWA was included in the list of “Top 100 Global Innovators” for the second time in succession.
This year the report – initiated by media concern Thomson Reuters – was published for the first time by Clarivate Analytics, Reuters’ former Intellectual Property & Science business unit. The criteria for the selection of the 100 most innovative companies worldwide are global reach, the number of patents filed and patent grant success rates, as well as the influence of inventions.
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