Panasonic Welding Technologies Prove a Hit at Fabtech 2017

November 16, 2017 – Rolling Meadows, IL – Panasonic welding technologies generated great interest among fabricators attending the company’s Fabtech exhibition at McCormick Place in Chicago on November 6–9, 2017.

The booth theme One Source, One Responsibility™, underlining the fact that all the components that comprise the total solutions exhibited are Panasonic products resonated with fabricators attending the show. According to Ken Dobashi, Group Manager, Panasonic System Solutions Company of North America – Process Automation, “Customers were delighted to see that full integration is built into our solutions and that there’s only one number they need to call for support. Being the single point of contact differentiates Panasonic in this industry where it is typical to have numerous vendors and integrators involved in a system, a circumstance that often inhibits quick and effective resolution of customers’ welding challenges.”

The exhibit featured LAPRISS™ (Laser Processing Robot Integrated System Solution), a new laser welding solution, evolutionary TAWERS™ (The Arc Welding Robot System) processes including SP-MAG™, HD-Pulse™, ACTIVE™, and Zi-ACTIVE™. A new, small, TS-series robot also made its debut in North America.

Mr. Dobashi continued, “Manufacturers were impressed with the very low spatter generated by our technologies because they create efficiencies in production and labor while increasing their profit per piece.” The nimble, 4.5kg laser trepanning head of the LAPRISS solution impressed attendees as well the new small robot that delivers industry-leading 540° per second speed and 8kg payload. Panasonic robots were also highlighted in several other booths at Fabtech including exhibits fielded by Miller, Praxair, Airgas, and ALM.

To learn more or visit Panasonic’s Technical Centers located in Farmington Hills (Detroit), MI, Hilliard (Columbus), Ohio, or Miller Welding Automation, Carol Stream, IL, please contact Mr. Shin Sakamoto, Panasonic Business Development Manager at (847) 532-9275, email:, or visit


About Panasonic System Solutions Company of North America – Process Automation
Panasonic System Solutions Company of North America – Process Automation, a North American source for electronic assembly equipment (SMT), software, and technical support, provides total business systems solutions for semiconductor and device packaging companies in the global marketplace through one provider. The company is a unit of Panasonic Corporation of North America, which is the principal North American subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation.

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Panasonic System Solutions Company of North America – Process Automation, 1701 Golf Road, Suite 3-1200, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008.    +1.847.637.9600

Editorial Contact
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