Expansion plans by Yaskawa Electric

Japanese drives manufacturer Yaskawa Electric, which recently opened a new plant in Cumbernauld, Scotland, expects to double its workforce to 220 during the next 18 months. The Cumbernauld plant, built at a cost of £5m, makes 10,000 inverters a month, but output is predicted to reach 24,000 units per month by 2000

Japanese drives manufacturer Yaskawa Electric, which recently opened a new plant in Cumbernauld, Scotland, expects to double its workforce to 220 during the next 18 months. The Cumbernauld plant, built at a cost of £5m, makes 10,000 inverters a month, but output is predicted to reach 24,000 units per month by 2000