The Switch - a Yaskawa company

The Switch, a Yaskawa company, is a specialist in advanced drive train technology. The company has an installed base of over 13 GW of megawatt-class permanent magnet machine and power converter packages. The main focus areas are wind, marine and special industrial solutions. Starting in 2006, The Switch reported net sales of EUR 72.2 million in 2016. The company employs approximately 200 persons. The Switch is headquartered in Helsinki, Finland.

Company details

Elimäenkatu 17 – 19 , Helsinki , FI-00510 Finland

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Business Type:
Industry Type:
Energy - Power Distribution
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)
10,000,000 - 100,000,000 €

The Switch works to advance the world with electrical drive train technology for renewable and industrial applications. Our main focus is wind, marine and special industrial applications. We are your core power-generating components partner that adds value by collaborating and networking to lower the cost of new energy for the market.

What we do

We create agile partnerships that enable you to better compete and profit. This approach allows you to serve your market’s ever-changing needs by switching to permanent performance with new technology, scalable production and engineering capacity, and flexible business models.

Why this matters

What makes us different is that we guarantee great results through genuine collaboration. Our innovative ideas make an impact on profitable power generation and energy use. And our ultimate goal is to lower the cost of energy and operations.