In September of 2012, Yaskawa America Inc acquired Wermac Electric Ltd. in Calgary, AB, Canada.a 25-year partner with Yaskawa and innovator and leader in applying Variable Speed Drives and Electrical Controls in the Oil & Gas industry.

The new division will be known as Yaskawa Calgary and will be located at the former Wermac Electric facility in Calgary, AB. Yaskawa Calgary is now a division of Yaskawa Canada Inc, which is a subsidiary of Yaskawa America, Inc.