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63 Top Japanese Industrial Automation Companies and Startups of 2021

This article showcases our top picks for the best Japanese based Industrial Automation companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Industrial Automation industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Japanese Industrial Automation Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Mujin, Inc.

Mujin, Inc.

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Mujin develops automation solutions for industrial robots to simplify factory and logistics automation and increase worldwide productivity.

DeepX

DeepX

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DeepX offers automation of every machine using advanced artificial intelligence.

DeepX

SEQSENSE

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SEQSENSE develops autonomous mobile robots and related products.

DeepX

Tokyo Factory

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Tokyo Factory provides cloud-based process control system for manufacturing industry.

DeepX

Space Bio-Laboratories

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Space Bio-Laboratories is trying to apply the results of their research to cell based therapy biotechnology

DeepX

Mitsubishi Electric

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Mitsubishi Electric Corporation manufactures and sells electric and electronic equipment used in various systems and appliances.

DeepX

FANUC

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FANUC provides innovation and reassurance to manufacturing sites around the world.

DeepX

Yokogawa Electric Corp.

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Yokogawa Electric Corp. engages in cutting-edge research and innovation.

DeepX

Omron Corporation

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Omron Corporation is an electronics company based in Kyoto, Japan.

DeepX

YASKAWA Electric

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The Yaskawa Electric Corporation is a Japanese manufacturer of servos.

DeepX

CS

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CS specializes in building automation, monitoring, and infrastructure businesses.

DeepX

SPREAD Co., Ltd.

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SPREAD wants to revolutionize agriculture with fully automated indoor farms.

DeepX

OSU

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OSU is a university-initiated venture company jointly established with Osaka Sangyo University as a manufacturing venture

DeepX

Integral Technology

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Integral Technology offers a modeling system that automates manufacturing processes.

DeepX

XELA Robotics

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XELA Robotics provides robots with a human-like sense of touch.

DeepX

Advantech Technologies Japan

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Advantech Technologies Japan focuses on high-mix and small volume tailor-made embedded design-in services.

DeepX

Harmonic Drive Systems

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Harmonic Drive Systems specializes in the production and sales of mechatronics products.

DeepX

FUJI Machine Mfg

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Fuji is proud that its SMT machines are the best in the world in terms of part placing accuracy and quality.

DeepX

Unitics

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Unitics develops process control, automation & production control, inventory control and remote monitoring system.

DeepX

Sunway

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Sunway is an IT company specialized in developing industrial machinery control and information processing systems.

DeepX

inQs

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inQs is developed the world’s first high-purity SiO2 material that generates power even with invisible light .

DeepX

Fulltime System

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Fulltime System specializes in the development and distribution of automated administration systems for condominiums.

DeepX

Nihon Koso

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Nihon Koso is an industrial automation company that provides actuators, control valves and accessories.

DeepX

Kokoro

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Kokoro’s robots will help you attract events such as exhibitions.

DeepX

NEWJI

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NEWJI is a cloud service that automates cost reduction in the manufacturing industry.

DeepX

Decsys

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Decsys specializes in advanced image processing and automation technology.

DeepX

Progress Technologies

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Progress Technologies will pursue technology together with engineers who love to be excited and create products and services.

DeepX

Nippan Techceed

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Nippan Techceed provides robotics, cloud, and automation solutions.

DeepX

SANELE

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SANELE is a manufacturer of FA equipment and energy-saving equipment.

DeepX

Itoh Denki

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Itoh Denki engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of motorized rollers.

DeepX

Rorze

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Rorze provides automation solution for semiconductor and flat panel display industry.

DeepX

Andor System Support

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Andor System Support offers system development in the fields of automatic control, communication, and measurement using minicomputers.

DeepX

MEDIAEDGE Japan

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Development, manufacturing, sales, maintenance and other related businesses of video distribution equipment and systems.

DeepX

Nagano Automation

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Nagano Automation designs and manufactures automation equipment.

DeepX

Tokai Automation

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Tokai Automation is a manufacturer of industrial robot control systems.

DeepX

MESCO

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MESCO is an industrial automation company.

DeepX

FarmSky Technologies

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FarmSky Technologies is an Airline industry service platform.

DeepX

DesignRule

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The world’s first * git client for non-engineering professionals like sales and planning

DeepX

D-CLUE Technologies

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D-CLUE Technologies is a Development and provision of platform products that integrate analog technology and firmware technology

DeepX

ADTEC Engineering

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ADTEC Engineering is a PCB manufacturing and industrial automation company.

DeepX

PRO-SEED

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PRO-SEED is an industrial automation equipment company.

DeepX

Makino J

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Makino J is an engineering company for automation production system.

DeepX

Global Tech

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Global Tech specializes in automatic control design and production.

DeepX

Kisetsu System

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Kisetsu System specializes in developing factory automation software products.

DeepX

Pleiades Technologies

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Technology management consulting related to research and development

DeepX

T.I.E.

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T.I.E. engages in the development and manufacture of automatic machines and electric control equipment.

DeepX

NIC Autotec

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NIC Autotec manufactures industrial automation machinery.

DeepX

Linearity

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Linearity develops and research on linear motors and elevators.

DeepX

Furukawa Kiko

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Furukawa Kiko is an automation machinery manufacturer.

DeepX

MELCO HOLDINGS Japan

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Sales and data recovery services for digital home appliances

DeepX

System Port Tsukuba

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System Port Tsukuba is an office automation equipment and measuring equipment selling company.

DeepX

MECHTEC

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MECHTEC is a designer and manufacturer of factory automation equipment.

DeepX

Bosco Technologies Co., Ltd.

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Bosco Technologies Co., Ltd. offers Social infrastructure development,service development & service development business.

DeepX

Noah Engineering

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Noah Engineering designs and manufactures automation and labor-saving equipment.

DeepX

PAS

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PAS focuses on the construction, sales and maintenance of process control systems.

DeepX

SOFTWING

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SOFTWING offers a factory automation system and CAD services.

DeepX

iMott

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iMott provides various types of Industrial Automation & Industrial Manufacturing services.

DeepX

Enomoto Kogyo

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Enomoto Kogyo is a manufacturer of labor-saving machines, it handles everything from design and manufacture of dedicated machines.

DeepX

Excellent

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Excellent is an automatic inspection equipment manufacturer.

DeepX

Nippon Thompson

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Nippon Thompson is an industrial automation company.

DeepX

glowkeyup

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Glowkeyup is a software development company.

DeepX

Fukui Telephone System

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Fukui Telephone System specializes in network construction, security and OA equipment.

Written by Mark Fitz

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