Company Profile

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 IA 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 swivel arm robots (IX Scara) 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 RC RoboCylinder™ die Markteinführung von elektrischen Zylindern als Gegenpositionierung zu herkömmlichen Pneumatik-Zylindern.
2005 • Linear motors (LSA) and tabletop robots (TT) complete the product range.
• Sales consultation and technical support is intensified for customers in Germany and Europe.
2008 Launch of the Green Automation communication strategy for the RC RoboCylinder™ product line in America and Europe.
2014 • First publications of the redesigned advertisements under the new motto "Electric actuators for your automation".
• Introduction of the RCD mini cylinder line.
2015 Anniversary: 20 year anniversary of the IAI Industrieroboter GmbH European headquarters in Germany.
• Introduction of battery-less absolute encoders for the RCP5 product line.
• Introduction of the second tabletop robot generation TTA.
• Introduction of the first pulse motor type Scara robot in the IXP line.
Present In-house development centre for innovative, energy-efficient, as well as custom-made automation components.

Continuous expansion of the company’s product range with customer and application-specific specialist solutions for all industries.