Yaskawa America, Inc.
Stäubli International AG.
Shibaura Machine
RobotShop inc.
OTC DAIHEN
OMRON Corporation
Omron
KUKA AG
HIRATA Corporation
Epson America, Inc.
DENSO
Delta Electronics, Inc.

13 Robotic Controller Manufacturers in 2024

This section provides an overview for robotic controllers as well as their applications and principles. Also, please take a look at the list of 13 robotic controller manufacturers and their company rankings. Here are the top-ranked robotic controller companies as of February, 2024: 1.OTC DAIHEN, 2.Stäubli International AG., 3.Epson America, Inc..

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List of 13 Robotic Controller Manufacturers

*Including some distributors, etc.

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    • Shibaura Machine
      • Japan Address: 2-2, Uchisaiwaicho 2-Chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan

      Manufacturer Overview

      Initially established in 1938, Shibaura Machine has three-quarters of a century providing Comprehensive technology and supporting the “monozukuri” of the world. With the technical and development capabilities of the Shibaura Machine Group, various machines and services create rich value and contribute to the creation of an industrial base. Working on the eight technical platforms, they develop and manufacture a wide range of production devices that meet the needs of the times, delivering the best solutions by combining our accumulated excellent know-how and the latest technology. Shibaura Machine uses its knowledge of modern global standards of advanced technology to support Japan and the world.

    • Stäubli International AG.
      • Switzerland Address: Poststrasse 5, Pfäffikon, Schwyz, Switzerland

      Manufacturer Overview

      Stäubli began in Horgen, Switzerland in 1892. Stäubli designs, produces, distributes, and provides support for products for numerous industries including aerospace, alternative fuels, medical devices, packaging, photovoltaics, and semiconductors. Stäubli has 4 primary product lines including electrical connectors, fluid connectors, robotics, and textile. Electrical connector products include cable couplers, modular connectors, and test and measurement connectors. Fluid connectors include mold clamping systems, quick and dry disconnect couplings, and safety breakaway couplings. Robotics include industrial robots, collaborative robots, and mobile robots. Textile includes weaving preparation and frame weaving.

    • Omron

      Manufacturer Overview

      Omron Corporation, started in 1933 and headquartered in Kyoto, Japan, is a manufacturer of automation components, equipment, and systems, and it developed the first contactless proximity switch in 1960. It has four domains, including industrial automation, electronic components, healthcare, and social systems, and it provides products and services in around 120 countries and regions. Some of its products include microsensing devices, access control systems, industrial robots, surveillance cameras, and blood pressure monitors. In 1971, it developed the first online cash machine, and in 1972, it established Japan’s first welfare factory.

    • KUKA AG

      Manufacturer Overview

      KUKA AG was founded in 1898 in Augsburg, Germany. The company is a subsidiary of GD Midea Holding Co., Ltd. and is an automation developer, designing and manufacturing robot-based automation solutions for medical, automotive, warehousing, and distribution industries. The company’s product segments include robot systems, production machines, and systems, mobility as a driver of Industry 4.0, and process technologies that provide special welding processes to factories. The company’s services include repair and servicing for robots and machines and engineering services for designing and programming robotic systems.

    • ABB E-mobility

      Manufacturer Overview

      ABB E-mobility provides electric vehicle charging solutions for customers around the globe. ABB E-mobility offers DC fast chargers as well as AC chargers with focus on reliability and uptime. Since 2010, ABB E-mobility has sold over 50,000 DC fast chargers and over 1 million total AC chargers. ABB E-mobility offers home single and multi-charge units, retail, workplace, and hospitality charge units, electric vehicle fleet sales, as well as public transportation. Additionally, numerous digital solutions and software services are available.

    • HIRATA Corporation
      • Japan Address: 111 Hitotsugi, Ueki, Kita, Kumamoto, Kumamoto, Japan

      Company Overview

      Hirata Corporation is a manufacturer and distributor of industrial robotic and logistics equipment based in Kumamoto, Japan. Established in 1951, the company first dabbled in manufacturing and marketing industrial vehicles. In 1958, they turned to manufacturing agricultural-related products. By 1959, they started their first conveyor belt line, and in May 1964, their television assembly line was launched. In 1977, they developed their first robot-controlled machine, and from there, they shifted towards robotic logistical equipment. The company is present in eight countries, namely Japan, Taiwan, the United States, Mexico, China, Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand.

    • Epson America, Inc.
      • Japan Address: 3-3-5 Owa, Suwa, Nagano, Japan

      Company Overview

      Epson America, Inc. is a manufacturer and distributor of digital imaging products established in 1975 as a US subsidiary of Japan’s Seiko Epson Corporation. The company produces various digital imaging products for home and business use, including cameras, printers, home theater systems, and scanners, as well as printing accessories like ink and software. It also manufactures wearable devices, point-of-sale systems, and robots for industrial or factory automation, such as 6-axis and SCARA models. Epson America is headquartered in Los Alamitos, California, with regional offices, authorized resellers and service centers across North America including in Chicago, Atlanta, and Toronto.

    • DENSO

      Company Overview

      DENSO is a global manufacturer and supplier of advanced robotics technology, automotive components, industrial products and home appliances. The company was founded in 1949 and headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. The company’s operations are carried out through the following business units: Automotive, Consumer Products, Industrial Products and New Business Fields. The Automotive unit delivers a wide variety of automotive products and technologies that minimize environmental impact and traffic accidents while also increasing comfort and convenience. The New Business Fields unit engages in the business of solving problems and benefiting society beyond the automotive industry.

    • Delta Electronics, Inc.
      • Taiwan Address: 186, Ruey Kuang Road, Neihu District, Taipei City, Taiwan

      Company Overview

      Delta Electronics was founded in 1971 in Taipei, Taiwan. Delta Electronics is a global provider of power and thermal management solutions, serving power electronics, automation, and infrastructure. Delta’s power electronics division sells components such as inductors, power and system components such as industrial power supplies and external adapters, fans and thermal management such as DC brushless fans and motors, and automotive electronics. Automation includes industrial automation and building automation subdivisions. Infrastructure includes ICT infrastructure, energy infrastructure & industrial solutions, and display & visualization. Delta Electronics also provides solutions for data center, telecom energy, and EV charging.

    • OMRON Corporation
      • Japan Address: Shiokoji Horikawa, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan

      Company Overview

      OMRON Corporation is a Kyoto based electrical equipment manufacturing company founded by Kazuma Tateisi in 1933. OMRON’s product portfolio includes medical equipment like nebulizers and digital thermometers, automated teller machines for the finance industry to AC, DC and custom control systems for the oil and gas industries. The company has over 30,000 employees and offers its products and services in 120 countries. It primarily serves the healthcare, energy, casino, and automated test equipment industries.

    • Yaskawa America, Inc.

      Company Overview

      Yaskawa America Inc., started in 1967 and based in Waukegan, Illinois, is a manufacturer of machine controllers, industrial robots, and variable frequency drives and is part of Yaskawa Electric Corporation. Some of its products include industrial AC drives, machine controllers, and IEC programmable robots. The company incorporates the Kaizen method of continuous incremental improvements and Total Quality Management processes to prevent manufacturing defects, and its distributors must be certified and re-certified every two years. It is ISO 9001 certified and is the only industrial drives and motion control manufacturer to win the Deming Medal.

    • RobotShop inc.
      • Canada Address: 8005 Lapointe Building 305 Mirabel, Quebec, Canada

      Distributor Overview

      RobotShop was founded in 2003 as a supplier of Robotic products and services having its head office in Quebec, Canada. The company provides Robot parts like cables, batteries, chargers, sensors, etc., along with complete Robots and Kits which are available as 4 and 6-wheel robots, robotic arms and grippers, robot construction kits, and related types. There are also robots that are further classified for domestic use such as Robot Lawn Mowers and Vacuums, and professional and industrial robots like Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) and Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUV) and they also cater to education sectors and hobbyists.

Robotic Controller Manufacturer Ranking

*Including some distributors, etc.

Derivation Method

The ranking is calculated based on the click share within the robotic controller page as of February 2024. Click share is defined as the total number of clicks for all companies during the period divided by the number of clicks for each company.

Number of Employees

  1. Epson America, Inc.: 77,642
  2. OMRON Corporation: 29,020
  3. Shibaura Machine: 3,049

Newly Established Company

  1. RobotShop inc.: 2003 (21 years ago)
  2. Delta Electronics, Inc.: 1971 (53 years ago)
  3. Shibaura Machine: 1949 (75 years ago)

Company with a History

  1. Stäubli International AG.: 1892 (132 years ago)
  2. OTC DAIHEN: 1919 (105 years ago)
  3. OMRON Corporation: 1933 (91 years ago)

Robotic Controller Manufacturers in United States

*Including some distributors, etc.

Global Distribution of Robotic Controller Manufacturers by Country

*Including some distributors, etc.

Country Number of Companies Share (%)
Japan Japan 4 50.0%
United States of America United States of America 1 12.5%
Switzerland Switzerland 1 12.5%
Taiwan Taiwan 1 12.5%
Canada Canada 1 12.5%

List of Robotic Controller Products

11 products are listed.

KUKA AG

Robot controller KUKA Sunrise Cabinet

High -performance, safety, flexible, intelligent KUKA SUNRISE CABINET is a future controller. The Kuka Sunrise Cabinet controller has a high -perf...


1 model listed

KUKA AG

Robot controller KR C4 SmallSize-2

The KR C4 control system is efficient and flexible, reducing costs over the long term. The automation is high -performance and simple. KUKA's KR C...


1 model listed

KUKA AG

Robot controller KR C4 Compact

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Last viewed: 16 hours ago

The KR C4 control system is efficient and flexible, reducing costs over the long term. The automation is high -performance and simple. KUKA's KR C...


1 model listed

KUKA AG

Robot controller KR C4 Extended

Last viewed: 11 hours ago

The KR C4 control system is efficient and flexible, reducing costs over the long term. The automation is high -performance and simple. KUKA's KR C...


1 model listed

KUKA AG

Robot controller KR C5

Last viewed: 17 hours ago

The best performance, connection and flexibility KR C5 is seamlessly incorporated into the existing infrastructure, causing an efficient performanc...


1 model listed

KUKA AG

Robot controller KR C4

The KR C4 control system is efficient and flexible, reducing costs over the long term. The automation is high -performance and simple. KUKA's KR C...


1 model listed

KUKA AG

Robot controller KUKA SmartPad Pro

Last viewed: 20 hours ago

With Kuka SmartPad Pro and Kuka's new operations system IIQKA.OS, our company transforms robot controllers into an easy and intuitive thing. KUKA ...


1 model listed

KUKA AG

Small robot controller KR C5 micro

The KR C5 controller provides the best performance, connection and flexibility in a very small space. Compact, open and flexible small robot platf...


1 model listed

KUKA AG

Robot controller KRC Robotstar

KRC Robotstar is based on the KR C4 hardware platform. You can use the advantages of a number of process -oriented application packages on the REIS...


1 model listed

KUKA AG

Robot controller KUKA SmartPad

Last viewed: 11 hours ago

KUKA SmartPad is designed to be versatile, easy to operate, and even beginners can easily master complex operating tasks. Relaxes robot operations...


1 model listed

KUKA AG

Robot controller KR C4 Midsize

Last viewed: 1 hour ago

The KR C4 control system is efficient and flexible, reducing costs over the long term. The automation is high -performance and simple. KUKA's KR C...


1 model listed

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