Smt section profile

Yamaha Surface Mount Technology (SMT) Section, a subdivision of Yamaha Robotics Business Unit in Yamaha Motor Corporation, produces a complete selection of equipment for high-speed inline electronic assembly. This 1 STOP SMART SOLUTION includes solder paste printers, component mounters, 3D solder paste inspection machines, 3D PCB inspection machines, flip-chip hybrid placers, dispensers, intelligent component storage, and management software.

Bringing the Yamaha way to electronics manufacturing, these systems prioritize intuitive operator interaction, efficient coordination between all inline processes, and modularity enabling users to meet the latest manufacturing demands. Group competencies in servo-motor control and image recognition for vision (camera) systems ensure extreme accuracy with high speed.

The current product line includes the latest YR equipment generation, with advanced automated features for programming, setup, and changeovers, and new YSUP management software with state-of-the-art graphics and built-in data analytics.

4 decades of expertise

Yamaha SMT Section was founded in 1984 and now has over 65,000 machines installed in the field worldwide. Design and engineering, production, sales, and service are combined in the same organization, ensuring operational efficiency and easy access to support for customers and partners. With regional offices in Japan, China, Southeast Asia, Europe and North America, the company provides truly global presence.

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

1 stop smart solution

Yamaha’s state of the art 1 STOP SMART SOLUTION comprises:


  • Screen printers
  • High-speed dispensing solutions
  • Solder paste inspection systems
  • Surface mounters
  • Inspection systems
  • Semiconductor assembly solutions
  • Final assembly solutions
  • Intelligent SMD storage systems

Software solutions

The unified software environment offers major benefits for customers such as:


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