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Founded in Japan in 1976, with American headquarters established in 1989, IAI designs, manufactures, and markets a complete line of motion control systems. As the established world leader in linear electric actuators and low cost, high performance SCARA robots, we provide over half of all linear actuators sold in Japan and are a leading source of advanced plug & play automation throughout North America and the world.
With the introduction of a full range of ROBO Cylinders, IAI is also leading the transition away from pneumatics to cost-effective, low-maintenance, and fully-programmable electric cylinders.
About Our Name
Although our official name is Intelligent Actuator, Inc., many people know us as IAI America.
Regardless of having an additional name, the high quality of our products and support remains the same.
The IAI Philosophy
Here at IAI, "Quality and Innovation" is our corporate philosophy that motivates us to provide the highest standards for our customers. Incorporating the IAI company philosophy of "Quality and Innovation," IAI is always working to improve existing technology and services. To us, "Quality" not only means the high-quality products and services we deliver, but also the high-quality work of each individual IAI employee. This "Quality" is united with "Innovation" which sets forth a catalyst for the pursuit of new methods and forward thinking to create new possibilities.
Our commitment to efficient products positively impacts all of our customers by offering value to business automation, reducing running costs and man-hours spent to set up and maintain the production line. From our easy to use software to complete ROBO Cylinder automation solutions, we provide you with the tools necessary to scale your business. When you demand innovative and high quality products, excellent service and support for all your unique needs, demand IAI.
Why choose IAI?
Complete System Solutions
Instead of building a robotics system from scratch, design engineers can purchase fully-functional units from IAI and begin production sooner.
Our straightforward programming language and pre-formatted products make it easy to integrate IAI products with other components. You'll be up and running in no time.
We have teams of expert technicians standing by to answer your questions and solve your problems. Spare parts are stocked in both the Torrance, CA and Chicago, IL offices and are available for immediate shipment. You can download mechanical CAD drawings from CADENAS into your CAD designs.
Most parts and miscellaneous items are available for immediate shipment. Delivery of standard products is within four to six weeks.
Buying off-the-shelf Intelligent Actuator products is more cost-effective than building your own, and puts your project into production sooner.
Our products provide the best price-to-quality value on the market.
If you have any questions or need support, please contact us by phone or web form.