January 6, 2014
Robotics company Yaskawa Motoman, Dayton, Ohio, has announced that Chris Anderson, welding product marketing manager, has received the 2013 Excellence in Robotic and Automated Arc Welding Award (ERAAW) from the American Welding Society (AWS), Doral, Fla.
The award recognizes individual achievements in the area of robotic arc welding. It also includes the introduction of new technologies; establishment of the proper infrastructures, such as training and services, to enable success; and any other activities having significantly improved the state of a company and/or industry.
Anderson has been with the company since 1989, when it began as a joint venture between Yaskawa Electric Corp. of Japan and Hobart Brothers Co. of Troy, Ohio, where Anderson had worked since 1983. He has a bachelor's degree in welding engineering from The Ohio State University.