Top 10 Handling Robots Manufacturers in 2023

1. Fanuc

Country: China

Founded: 1956

About the company:

Fanuc has established 264 service outlets around the world, providing technical support to 108 countries and regions.

Shanghai Fanuc Robot Co., Ltd. is jointly invested by Fanuc and Shanghai Electric Group.

Adhering to the technical advantages of Fanuc, and with strong engineering integration and technical service capabilities, it provides products, mature and reliable process plans and perfect technical services for the majority of industrial users.

With its strong R&D, design and manufacturing capabilities, Fanuc Group, a global manufacturer in the factory automation industry, provides users with highly reliable robots, robot automation projects, all electric injection molding equipment, high-precision EDM machines, small machining centers and complete automated processing projects, helping customers stand out in the fierce market competition.

Fanuc also provides software, control and vision systems, and integrates them into the automation projects developed.

Baoshan Factory covers an area of nearly 60000 square meters, of which nearly 40000 square meters are used for the R&D, manufacturing, installation, commissioning and delivery inspection of system integration.

In China, after the construction of a new factory in Baoshan in 2002, Shanghai Fanuc has successively set up wholly-owned subsidiaries in Guangzhou, Wuhan and Chongqing.

Relying on the local advantageous industry cluster, integrate advantageous technical resources, build an intelligent manufacturing ecosystem, and set up offices in Tianjin, Taiyuan, Shenyang, Yantai, Liuzhou, Zhengzhou and other places, radiating across the country to provide users with high-quality intelligent manufacturing solutions and timely and thoughtful after-sales services.

The Shanghai Fanuc Phase III project, which is co operated by Fanuc Group and Shanghai Electric Group, can be called a “super intelligent factory” in the robot industry.

Covering an area of 431 mu and a building area of 300000 square meters, it will make full use of the strong engineering integration and technical service capabilities of Fanuc, and use Fanuc’s loT, AI and other intelligent manufacturing technologies to build a production, R&D, display, sales and system integration center and service headquarters, and build a global robot production base following Japan, with an estimated annual output value of 10 billion yuan.

2. ABB

Country: Switzerland

Founded: 1988

About the company:

ABB is a global technology leader, committed to promoting social and industrial transformation and achieving a more efficient and sustainable future.

ABB integrates intelligent technology into electrical, robot, automation, motion control products and solutions through software to continuously expand the technical boundaries and improve performance to new heights.

ABB, headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, was formed in 1988 by the merger of two international enterprises with a history of more than 100 years – Sweden’s ASIA Company and Switzerland’s Bramble Farui Company.

ABB has an outstanding history of more than 130 years.

Its business covers more than 100 countries and regions around the world, with 105000 employees.

The relationship between ABB and China can be traced back to 1907, when ABB provided China with a steam boiler.

After years of rapid development, ABB has had a full range of business activities in China, including R&D, manufacturing, sales and engineering services.

It has 27 local enterprises, 15000 employees in nearly 130 cities, and online and offline channels in about 700 cities nationwide.

China is the second largest market of ABB Group in the world.

More than 90% of ABB’s sales revenue in China comes from locally manufactured products, systems and services.

As a technology leader in the digital field, ABB focuses on China’s “new infrastructure”, continues to carry out strategic layout in key areas such as digitalization, industrial Internet, artificial intelligence, intelligent manufacturing, intelligent transportation and intelligent energy infrastructure, and works with Chinese users and partners to inject sustained impetus into the digital transformation and upgrading of the industry.

3. Yaskawa

Country: Japan

Founded: 1915

About the company:

Since its establishment in 1915, Yaskawa Electric Corporation has been committed to the rapid development of the global industry and the realization of human dreams.

Yaskawa Electric Co., Ltd. makes contributions to the development of industry and society by centering on the four major undertakings of drive control, motion control, robot and system engineering.

Through leading quality and technology, Yaskawa Electric provides the world with inverter driven products that contribute to environmental protection, support comfortable life, and improve the efficiency and productivity of industrial machinery.

Since the term “Mechatronics” was proposed by Yaskawa Electric in 1969, it has been committed to the combination of electrical products and machinery.

Since the launch of the transistor inverter (VS-616T) in 1974, it has been from the perspective of customers, with no loose quality, to meet customer needs and provide customers with innovative products.

In 2017, the new series of high-performance multi-function inverter GA700 and multi-function inverter CH700 were sold.

The new series of inverters inherit the high quality that Yaskawa is proud of, and provide customers with appropriate “answers” to their existing problems with the concept of versatile, easy to use and reassuring.

The “series” of YASKAWA’s electromechanical integration of AC uniform service covers AC uniform service motors, direct drive motors, linear motors and actuators suitable for customers’ machinery, and is committed to contributing to the high-speed and high functionality of customers’ machinery.

Yaskawa Robot “YASKAWA” is active in various industries around the world, such as auto parts, machines, motors, metals, logistics, etc.

Adhering to the belief that robots useful for human beings can be used to expand the possibility of the future, Yaskawa has developed Motoman new century double arm robots to replace complex work such as difficult assembly, and has carried out mass production and put them on the market worldwide.

With the concept of “providing solutions”, Yaskawa’s multi-functional robot pays attention to customer communication and dialogue, provides appropriate solutions for a wider range of needs and a variety of problems, and implements full line support for the FA.CIM system.

Today, Yaskawa Robot “YASKAWA” is active in various industries around the world, such as auto parts, machinery, electric motors, metals, logistics, etc.

As an enterprise providing overall solutions, Yaskawa Electric Machinery (China) Co., Ltd. has been committed to making contributions to China’s industrial advancement since its establishment, and continuously providing world-renowned products and technologies to the Chinese market.

As a pilot enterprise of motor control, Yaskawa Motor has reliable motion control technology to meet the needs of the world.

In the future, Yaskawa will continue to take “serving human needs and protecting the Earth’s environment” as its mission, and work together with everyone.


Country: Germany

Founded: 1898

About the company:

KUKA’s history began in Augsburg in 1898, and its founders were Johann Joseph Keller and Jakob Knappich.

Since then, KUKA has been committed to guiding creativity and innovation made in Germany.

Today, KUKA has become a supplier of intelligent automation solutions.

KUKA is an internationally renowned automation group company with a turnover of 3.2 billion euros and about 14000 employees.

The company is headquartered in Augsburg, Germany.

As one of the global suppliers of intelligent automation solutions, KUKA provides customers with one-stop solutions: from robots and work units to fully automated systems and their networking, the market covers automotive, electronic products, general industry, consumer goods, e-commerce/retail and medical care.

Whether it is robot technology, automation technology, logistics technology or electronic technology, KUKA has only one goal to integrate various capabilities: to create decisive advantages for customers.

Guided by this requirement, KUKA brand has set a global standard.

The high-quality and customized solutions fully reflect KUKA’s determination to be customer-oriented.


Country: Japan

Founded: 1928

About the company:

The company is a comprehensive manufacturing enterprise from raw material products to machine tools.

Based on various technologies accumulated in machining, unmanned automatic robots, bearings, hydraulic parts and other functional parts, raw materials, heat treatment, coating and other materials in the field of cutting tools and machine tools, the Company has given full play to its comprehensive advantages and made its own contribution to the development of manufacturing industry.

They will strive to build the NACHI brand by continuously enriching the product series with high precision and strong functions.

As a base for manufacturing, sales and technical engineering services, NACHI has set up “NACHI China Business Center”.

As the core company of NAZI China, NAZI BUERYUE (Shanghai) Trading Co., Ltd. adheres to the mission of providing high-quality products to the world and services to China’s manufacturing industry, and actively carries out business activities.

At the beginning of next year, Linggong’s Zhangjiagang Base will open a exhibition hall, NACHI Galaxy China, to introduce NACHI products and related industrial chains.

The manufacturing plants also provide precision cutting tool grinding service, production of cutting tools and ball bearings for automobile air conditioners, hydraulic motors and hydraulic stations, and production and service of functional parts for automobile drive systems.

The NACHI business has been continuously carried out from multiple perspectives, so as to make the Chinese business suitable for the development stage deeply rooted and flourish.

NACHI (China) Co., Ltd. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Japanese company NACHI in Shanghai.

The general factory is located in Toyama, Japan, mainly engaged in three major machinery manufacturing businesses, including functional parts, machinery tools and materials.

Since its establishment in 1928, it has been adhering to the business philosophy of “making contributions to the development of the world’s manufacturing industry” and constantly combining various core technologies to promote research and development.

At present, the company’s main products include bearings, cutting tools, machine tools, hydraulic equipment, robots for automatic production, special steel, ultra precision machinery and its environmental systems for the industry.

The company has set up the Tokyo News Agency, has several production bases in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Greater China, and has set up permanent representative offices and sales outlets around the world, which can quickly grasp the market trend and provide faster services for customers around the world.

At present, the company has set up a trading company and three production plants in Jiading, Shanghai.

Due to the continuous expansion of business, the company is now looking for talents from the society.

The company will provide good salary, welfare and personal development opportunities according to the experience and ability of the candidates.

6. Kawasaki

Country: Japan

Founded: 1896

About the company:

Kawasaki Heavy Industries manufactured industrial robots in Japan in 1969, marking the beginning of commercial mass production of industrial robots.

Based on more than 50 years of valuable experience in the field of robot technology, they adopt advanced technology to continuously develop high-quality, first-class industrial robots and provide high value-added projects and services.

The Robotics Business Department is headquartered in Akashi, Japan, and has offices and service centers all over Japan to provide technical support to customers.

At the same time, in overseas markets, Kawasaki’s subsidiaries and dealers are also committed to providing customers with sales, service and engineering needs.

Kawasaki Robotics (Tianjin) Co., Ltd. is 100% invested by Kawasaki Heavy Industry Co., Ltd. and officially registered in Tianjin Economic and Technological Development Zone, China, in August 2006.

It is mainly responsible for the sales, after-sales service (machine maintenance, repair, etc.), technical support and other related work of industrial robots produced by Kawasaki Heavy Industry in China.

Kawasaki robots provide a variety of robot products on the logistics production line, and have a very significant sales volume in beverage, food, fertilizer, solar energy, tile refining and other fields.

Kawasaki has a wide range of palletizing and handling robots, which provide suitable robots, professional after-sales services and advanced technical support according to different conditions and needs of customers’ workshops.

The company also has a wealth of parts in stock, which can provide customers with required accessories in a timely manner.

In addition, the company has spraying robots for display, welding robots, and spraying rooms for test, which can provide customers with various related services.

Relying on a high degree of comprehensive technical strength, the company takes providing products and services with high functions, high quality and high safety as its mission to win the trust of society and customers;

Fully understand the social responsibility of enterprises and make continuous progress based on honesty, vitality, high organization and mutual trust.

7. Estun

Country: China

Founded: 1993

About the company:

Estun Automation (listed in Shenzhen Stock Exchange, stock code 002747) was founded in 1993. The company adheres to the principle of “integrity, focus and growth together” as the cornerstone of the company’s development, adheres to the development path of independent research and development of core technologies, and lays a solid foundation for the company’s globalization and becoming an international enterprise respected by peers.

After nearly 30 years of continuous efforts by all employees of the company, thanks to the company’s focus on the complete ecological chain layout of automation, its R&D investment of about 10% of its annual income, and the strong support of the global resource platform built by international development, the company has successfully cultivated three core businesses: industrial automation series products, industrial robot series products, and industrial digital series products.

As an early company in China that independently developed the exchange server system, the industrial automation series product line includes a full range of exchange server systems, frequency converters, PLCs, touch screens, visual products and motion control systems, as well as intelligent unit products integrating motion control and robots with Trio control system as the core, to provide customers with personalized automation solutions from a single axis to a single machine.

The industrial robot product line has been developed at a super high speed under the support of the company’s independent core components.

The product has formed a complete series of specifications, mainly composed of six axis robots, with a load range of 3kg-600kg and more than 54 kinds.

It has head customers and a large market share in new energy, welding, metal processing, 3C electronics, engineering machinery, aerospace and other subdivided industries.

In 2021, the company will enter the field of industrial intelligence and digital manufacturing, and provide customers with remote access platform for automation equipment and various digital value-added services, including equipment data acquisition and edge computing, operation monitoring, process quality monitoring, production efficiency improvement Digital management services such as material consumption control.

To become an international Chinese enterprise is the core development strategy of Estun.

In addition to having multiple subsidiaries in Hubei, Guangdong and Shanghai, the company also has overseas wholly-owned or holding companies, including Trio in the UK, Cloos in Germany, M.A.i. in Germany, R&D center in Italy, and participation in Barrett in the United States.

It has an international leading competitive position in motion control solutions, welding robots and rehabilitation robots, laying a solid foundation for the company to implement its international development strategy.

In the future, Estun will continue to adhere to the business philosophy of creating value for customers and helping customers grow, focus on industry specific solutions and featured products, focus on and serve outstanding customers in the industry, make full use of the company’s motion control+robot synergy advantages, provide more competitive integrated automation solutions for the industry, and create a development path with Estun’s characteristics.


Country: China

Founded: 2000

About the company:

SIASUN Robot Automation Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “SIASUN”), established in 2000, is a high-tech listed company with robot technology as the core, which is subordinate to the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

As the national robot industrialization base, SIASUN has a complete robot product line and the overall solution of Industry 4.0.

Headquartered in Shenyang, SIASUN has an international headquarters in Shanghai, industrial parks in Shenyang, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Qingdao, Tianjin, Wuxi and Weifang, and Shandong SIASUN Industrial Software Research Institute Co., Ltd. in Jinan.

At the same time, SIASUN has actively laid out the international market, established a number of holding subsidiaries and overseas regional centers in South Korea, Singapore, Thailand, Germany, Hong Kong and other places, and now has a research and innovation team of more than 4000 people, forming a whole industry value chain with independent core technologies, core parts, core products and industrial system solutions.

SIASUN has successfully developed five series of more than 100 kinds of products with independent intellectual property rights, including industrial robots, cooperative robots, mobile robots, special robots and medical service robots.

It is committed to creating a new model of digital Internet of Things for intelligent factories, intelligent equipment, intelligent logistics, semiconductor equipment and intelligent transportation.

The products have been exported to more than 40 countries and regions, providing industrial upgrading services for more than 3000 international enterprises worldwide.

They will seize the opportunity of a new round of global scientific and technological revolution and industrial transformation, give full play to the enabling effect of artificial intelligence technology, promote the platform development of the robot industry with new generation technologies such as industrial Internet, big data, cloud computing, 5G network, and create an ecosystem integrating innovation chain, industry chain, financial chain, and talent chain.

SIASUN continues to promote the in-depth application of scientific research achievements, providing endogenous impetus for the construction of new infrastructure and national major projects, and giving strong momentum to industrial collaborative innovation and benefit the people’s livelihood.

Focus on core technology and share the era of intelligence.

9. Efort

Country: China

Founded: 2007

About the company:

Efort Intelligent Equipment Co., Ltd. is a listed enterprise on the Science and Technology Innovation Board (stock code: 688165, stock abbreviation: Efort), providing customers and partners with industrial robots and cross industry intelligent manufacturing solutions.

After successfully acquiring CMA of Italy, a provider of intelligent spraying robots and intelligent spraying solutions, EVOLUT of Italy, a provider of intelligent polishing and metal processing solutions, and ROBOX of Italy, a provider of investment motion control systems, Efort has successfully acquired W.F.C Group of Italy, a provider of flexible welding systems in the automotive industry.

By introducing and absorbing the technology and experience in the field of global industrial automation, Efort has formed a coordinated development pattern of the whole industrial chain, from the core parts of robots to the whole machine of robots to the field of robot system integration.

Efort has 19 subsidiaries in the world, which are distributed in China and India in Asia, Italy, Germany, France, Poland in Europe, Brazil in South America, etc., and has established an intelligent spraying robot research and development center and an intelligent robot application center in Italy.

Efort has taken the lead in undertaking robot projects of many ministries and commissions, such as the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the Ministry of Science and Technology, and the National Development and Reform Commission, and participated in formulating a number of national standards for the robot industry.

Efort has accumulated for many years in the field of industrial robots and cross industry intelligent manufacturing solutions, especially in the fields of flexible welding systems in the automotive industry, intelligent spraying systems in the general industry, and intelligent polishing and polishing and metal processing systems to provide partners with turnkey integrated solutions.

Efort’s robot products and cross industry intelligent manufacturing solutions have enabled automobile and parts, 3C electronics, household appliances, rail transit, aerospace, engineering machinery, photovoltaic, casting, sanitary ceramics, furniture and woodwork and other industries, and have been exported to Europe, Asia, Africa and other countries and regions.

In the context of the transformation and upgrading of the global manufacturing industry and high-quality development, Efort is committed to becoming an international intelligent equipment provider with the mission of “making intelligent equipment and liberating human productivity”.

10. Boshiac

Country: China

Founded: 1997

About the company:

Harbin Boshiac Automation Co., Ltd., founded in September 1997, is located in Harbin Hi tech Industrial Development Zone, covering an area of 120000 square meters, with a registered capital of 10225.5 million yuan.

The company’s main products and businesses include industrial robots, complete sets of automation equipment and system solutions, and provides related value-added services.

The products are mainly used in the post-treatment of solid materials in petrochemical, coal chemical, salt chemical, fine chemical, chemical fertilizer, metallurgy, logistics, food, feed and other industries, including stand-alone products, unit products and complete sets of system equipment, which can meet the multi-level and all-round needs of customers.

The company is one of the few enterprises in the world that can systematically complete independent research and development, complete production and supporting services.

The products cover all provinces in China except Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, and are exported to more than ten countries in Europe, Asia and Africa.

The outstanding management team and strong R&D team are a strong guarantee for Boshiac’s technological innovation and development.

As a domestic manufacturer of intelligent complete equipment, Boshiac has been recognized by the government, customers and society for its professional R&D and production of intelligent complete equipment.

The company undertakes the task of technology research and development and industrialization of many national and provincial level major projects, and has won many awards with its technological innovation and strength.

Boshiac has a team of excellent technical talents with reasonable knowledge structure and complete disciplines.

They have rich experience and advanced ideas, always adhere to technological innovation, have a deep understanding of the field of intelligent complete sets of equipment, represent the research and development strength in the field of intelligent complete sets of equipment for chemical reprocessing in China, can accurately grasp the development direction of product technology and market, and establish a development strategy that conforms to their own reality.

At the same time of “making products better, enterprises stronger, and industries bigger”, it shoulders the historical mission of pushing China’s high-end equipment manufacturing industry to the world.

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