Robotics Industry News
Jorge Cosio Joins Yaskawa Mexico as General Manager
Yaskawa America, Inc. Posted 06/13/2017
Dayton, OH — Yaskawa Motoman is pleased to announce that Jorge Cosio has joined the company as General Manager of Yaskawa Mexico. In this position, Cosio will be responsible for the company’s strategic direction and sales growth in Mexico. Additionally, he will be responsible for the operation of Yaskawa’s three facilities located in Mexico (Aguascalientes, Apodaca and Queretaro).
Cosio brings nearly two decades of experience in industrial automation to Yaskawa Motoman. Most recently, Cosio was General Manager for ISRA Vision (Queretaro, Mexico) and oversaw sales, marketing and other operations. ISRA Vision is a global leader in machine vision and industrial image processing, including robot vision for automated production. Prior to that, he held several leadership and business development positions with ABB Mexico.
“Jorge brings strong leadership and solid experience in developing and implementing successful strategies for growth,” said Steve Barhorst, President and COO of Yaskawa Motoman. “His industry knowledge and customer focus will help to strengthen our efforts in Mexico.”
Cosio earned his Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Universidad de las Americas Puebla (UDLA) in 1997.
About Yaskawa Motoman
Founded in 1989, the Motoman Robotics Division of Yaskawa America, Inc. is a leading robotics company in the Americas. With over 360,000 Motoman® robots installed globally, Yaskawa provides automation products and solutions for virtually every industry and robotic application; including arc welding, assembly, coating, dispensing, material handling, material cutting, material removal, packaging, palletizing and spot welding.
Yaskawa Mexico S.A de C.V. is a subsidiary of Yaskawa America, Inc., Motoman Robotics Division with locations in Aguascalientes, Ags., Apodaca, N.L. and Queretaro.