The Switch

The Switch, a Yaskawa company, is a pioneer in advanced drive train technology. The company has an installed base of 13 GW of megawatt-class permanent magnet machine and power converter packages. The main focus areas are wind, marine and special industrial solutions. The company’s innovative drive trains make an impact on profitable power generation and energy use, with the ultimate goal of lowering the cost of energy and operations.

Main markets

Global. Offices in China, Denmark, Finland, Germany, India, Italy, Korea, Spain and USA.

Key figures

Net sales: EUR 37.1 million in 2014.


Approximately 175 persons.