Development Center in Japan
IAI has its own development center for energy-efficient and customized automation components.
This results in the continuous expansion of our own product portfolio with application-specific solutions for all branches of industry.
Milestones in company history
|1976||IAI founded in Japan as a robot systems trader and advisory centre for automation.|
|1981||In-house production starts in the linear sector and the first independent sales of 4-axis sealing applications with IAI axes.|
|1986||IntelligentActuator product line launched as an independent brand name and complete in-house production of units.|
|1989||IAI America, Inc. founded as a sales and service subsidiary in the USA and Canada with separate technical support.|
|1995||IAI Industrieroboter GmbH founded as a sales and service subsidiary for Europe with separate technical support.|
|1998||IAI produces SCARA robots (IX) as a new product line from 1998 onwards.|
|1999||In 1999, the market launch of electric cylinders opposed to conventional pneumatic cylinders begins with the product line RoboCylinder™.|
|2008||Launch of the Green Automation communication strategy for the RC RoboCylinder™ product line in America and Europe.|
|2014||Introduction of the RCD micro cylinder line.|
|2016||Launch of the RCP6 and RCS4 series.|
New electric grippers:
|2021||New fast ISB slider types with long stroke.|