Yamaha Surface Mount Technology (SMT) Section is a subdivision of Yamaha Motor Robotics Business Unit in Yamaha Motor Corporation and it has been founded in 1984. Yamaha surface mount equipment is highly acclaimed in the market for its “module concept” that enables it to keep pace with the trend toward smaller and more diverse electric/electronic parts being mounted on circuit boards.

Yamaha SMT Section has created a strong business with 45,000 installed machines in the surface mount industry that enables design and engineering, manufacture, sales and service to be conducted in one comprehensive system.

Furthermore, the company has used its core technologies in the areas of servo motor control and image recognition technology for vision (camera) systems to develop solder paste printers, 3D solder paste inspection and 3D PCB inspection machines, flip chip hybrid placers, dispensers and intelligent SMD storage systems. This allows Yamaha SMT Section to offer a full line of machines for electric/electronic parts mounting and propose optimum production line makeup to answer the diversifying needs of today’s manufacturers.

Yamaha SMT Section has sales and service offices in Japan, China, Southeast Asia, Europe and North America to provide a truly global sales and service network that will safeguard best in class onsite sales and service support for clients.

Today, Yamaha is the only true Total Line Solution supplier offering a complete set of inline equipment, founded on a common hardware platform and running on a unified software environment.

Yamaha’s state of the art Total Line Solutions comprise:

  • Yamaha screen printers
  • Yamaha high-speed dispensing solutions
  • Yamaha solder paste inspection systems
  • Yamaha surface mounters
  • Yamaha inspection systems
  • Yamaha semiconductor assembly solutions
  • Yamaha final assembly solutions
  • Yamaha intelligent SMD storage systems

All Yamaha solutions operate on the single unified software platform Yamaha Y.FacT, which offers major benefits for customers such as:

  • Increased efficiency
  • Faster and more accurate programming
  • Much faster learning curve for operators
  • One graphical user interface on all Yamaha machines