Top 10 famous servo motor brands, which is the best?

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Servo motors also called servomotors, can be familiar with high speed servo motors, AC servo motors, CNC servo motor, industrial servo motor, servo electric motor, and hollow shaft servo motor. We aften see brushless servo motor, and rotary servo motors in the CNC industrial. Servo motor is crucial components in a wide range of applications, they can play an important role in industrial automation, robotics, CNC machining, packaging machines, medical devices, printing equipment and labeling, medical equipment textile, food and beverage, semiconductor manufacturing, etc.

Each Brand, Each series servo motor has its features, like precision requirements, speed, torque, etc. This article will introduce you to 10 famous brand servo motors in the global world.

1. Yaskawa servo motor

Yaskawa Electric was built in Japan in 1915, it has served the world's need for products to improve global productivity through automation, Yaskawa has become the world's leading manufacturer in the automation sector, especially famous for the durability and accuracy of its servo motors( Yaskawa electric motor), These servo motor and servo driver are designed to perform reliably under challenging conditions, ensuring consistent quality and performance. its application can be used in the industrial automation sector, such as robots, machine tools, and packaging equipment. 

Normally, Sigma-7 series( Σ-7 Series Servomotors) AC servo motor covers a full range of load requirements in both small and medium capacities; Sigma-5( Σ-V series, SGMJV Series) series AC servo motors have a wide range of outputs from 50W to 15kW.

Yaskawa servo motor are widely used in wood CNC routers( also called CNC router servo motor), CNC plasma machine, CNC laser cutting machine, Biesse CNC machine, SCM CNC machines, etc.

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2. Mitsubishi servo motor

Founded in 1921, Mitsubishi Electric has been at the forefront of Japan’s technical ingenuity and product innovation. Mitsubishi electric servo motor

offers a variety of servo motors, like rotary servo motors, servo motors linear, and direct drive motors, Common servomotors series: MELSERVO-J5, MELSERVO-J4, MELSERVO-J2-SUPER, are performing the best machine performance. ‎Mitsubishi servo motors are known for their precision, reliability, and advanced technology.

Mitsubishi AC servo motor, widely used in CNC EDM wire cutting machines, CNC router machines, CNC plasma cutting machines, etc.

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3. Fanuc servo motor

In 1956, the first NC in the Japanese private sector was developed successfully. Since then, FANUC have continued to develop new technology into their products. In 1974, Fanuc Developed and installed the first industrial robots and DC servo motors in Japan and their implementation in FANUC factories, FANUC's servo motors feature high reliability, easy maintenance, and exceptional electrical efficiency.

Fanuc AC servo motor type: 

ALPHA i-D Series Servo Motors, ALPHA i-B Series Servo Motors, BETA i-B Series Servo Motors, LiS-B Series Servo Motors, DiS-B Series Servo Motors.

Fanuc servo motor widely used with Fanuc system, for CNC milling machine centers and Fanuc robotics.

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4. Panasonic servo motor

Panasonic was established in Japan in 1918. Panasonic is a major Japanese manufacturer of electric appliances and consumer electronics products. Its brand marketing has been highly diverse.

Panasonic servo motor has high speed, large torque, compactness, and lightweight features, it offers a wide range of AC Servo Motors from 50W to 15,000W, making them ideally suited for both small (1 or 2 axes) and complex tasks (up to 256 axes).

MINAS A5 and MINAS A6 series servo motors can be used widely. 

Panasonic AC servo motors widely used with woodworking CNC routers, CNC laser machines, CNC waterjet cutting machines, packing machines, etc.

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5. Bosch Rexroth servo motor

In 1886, Robert Bosch founded the “Workshop for Precision Mechanics and Electrical Engineering” in Stuttgart, Germany. Rexroth´s comprehensive range of motors provides high performance and a unique variety of types, designs, and capacities. the servo motor has two various: Synchronous Servo Motors and asynchronous Servo Motors. 

Indramat is one part of Bosch Rexroth and was founded in 1985. Common synchronous servo motors: MSK040B-0600-NN-M1-UG0-NNNN, etc. 

Bosch Rexroth servo motor are widely used with German brand machines, such as Homag edgebanders, CNC machines, etc.

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6. Siemens servo motor

Siemens was built in Germany in 1847, and it has a 177-year history until now, Siemens has turned great inventions into innovative technologies and risen to the challenges of our time – transforming everyday life for people all around the world. Siemens technology company focused on industry, infrastructure, transport, and healthcare.

The Siemens motors can be used for almost all industries and applications and meet the highest performance standards and quality requirements. 

SIMOTICS S synchronous servomotors have high dynamics, compactness, efficiency, and robustness features.

Siemens servo motor widely used with Siemens control system for the CNC milling machine.


7. ABB servo motor

ABB was built in Sweden in 1988, it has a history of innovation of more than 140 years. As a technology leader in electrification and automation, Innovation is their feature. ABB helps system integrators, OEMs and end users reduce energy consumption, and increase productivity. It has good performance in power generation, transmission, and distribution, automation, and robotics. ABB offers a wide range of AC brushless servo motors, HDS series servo motors, eSM servo motors, BSM C series, BSM B series, BSM N series, and Stainless steel servo motors. 

ABB servo motor widely used in ABB robotics(also called robot servo motor), CNC machine, etc.

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8. Schneider Electric servo motor

This is more than 180 years of history, it was made by the Brothers Schneider in 1836 in France, almost two centuries. Schneider’s Lexium family is separated into several groups according to power and functionality:

Lexium 23 is rated at 7.5 kW; 

Lexium 32 is rated from 0.15KW to 11kW; 

Lexium 28 servo motors are from 0.05 to 4.5kW;

They can offer both single and three-phase drives.

Lexium 52 & Motors, Stand alone servo drives and large servo motors for PacDrive 3;

Lexium 62 & Motors Multi-axis servo system and large servo motors for PacDrive 3.

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9. Fuji Electric servo motor

In August 1923, Fuji Electric was established in Japan. In the modernization of industry Fuji offers motors, transformers, generators, circuit breakers, etc. Fuji servo motors can be widely used in the mining, steel, and chemical sectors.

ALPHA5 Servomotor and ALPHA7 servo moto two series, and 3 types of servo motors: GYS motor Ultra-low Inertia, GYB motor Medium Inertia, GYG motor Medium Inertia.


10. Delta servo motor

Delta Electronics was established in 1971 and is headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan. Delta has a huge contribution in switching power supplies and brushless fans. Delta’s corporate culture is innovation, customer satisfaction, quality, teamwork, and agility.

The main delta ac servo motor series includes the ASDA-W3 series, ASDA-M series servo, ASDA-A2 series, ASDA-B2 series, and ASDA-E3 Series servo motor.

Delta servo motor widely used in woodworking CNC machines, edgebanding machines, CNC router machines, packing machines, etc.

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Which is the Best?

When it comes to choosing the “best servo motor” for yourself when selecting a servo motor. If you don’t know how to face the various manufacturers, considering the top 10 brands can help you avoid the “error trial” and ensure you get a motor that meets your performance and reliability requirements. 

However, if you are pursuing the “high performance but low cost”, Yaskawa servo motor from Japan is your priority. Yaskawa's motors are well known for their efficiency, reliability, advanced technology, and reasonable cost. And easy to get it, the leadtime is very short.

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Choosing a trusted brand servo motor can help you improve efficiency and productivity while minimizing long-term costs. If this article can help you become familiar with the top brand servo motor, it would be my honor. Sure, if you want to discuss more information with us, welcome your email.

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