Yamaha Robotics Affiliate Opens New Factory

PFA Corporation, a business subsidiary of Yamaha Robotics Holdings, Co., Ltd.(YRH), has completed the construction of its new factory. Particularly, the new building, construction of which started in April 2023, will boost the company’s capabilities.

The new two-story building is on the northern side of the existing building. Moreover, this will double the manufacturing floor and office space of the existing facility.

State-of-the-Art Facilities

The new building will feature the latest clean room to handle the development and manufacture of manufacturing equipment for semiconductors and electronic components. Specifically, the new building’s state-of-the-art clean room conforms to international standards required in the manufacture of equipment for semiconductors and electronic components.

Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. is the holding company of Yamaha Robotics Holdings, which has three subsidiaries. Namely, SHINKAWA, Ltd., APIC YAMADA Corporation, and PFA Corporation. Founded in July 2019, Yamaha Robotics integrates the technologies of Yamaha Motor for surface mounters and industrial robots. On the other hand, Shinkawa for bonders, APIC YAMADA for molds, and PFA for various automated machines. Thus, providing total solutions as a “Turn-Key provider in the semiconductor back-end process”.

PFA designs and manufactures mounting, assembly, and inspection equipment for various electronic components. These include smartphones, telecommunications equipment, FPDs, and automobiles. At the same time, it develops software for various manufacturing applications.

Major manufacturing items include crystal device manufacturing equipment (mounting machines, temperature testers, drying furnaces, etc.), camera module manufacturing equipment. Its products also include flip chip bonder-related equipment, FPD-related image inspection equipment (AOI), MEMS-related equipment, printed circuit board mounting CAM software, and mounting CAM systems.

-20 March 2024-

*This is an English translation of a Japanese article originally published in the March 15, 2024 issue Dempa Shimbun Daily.