YKT Europe – The Multi-faceted Specialists for Industrial Applications

Under the name Yamamoto Co., Ltd., in 1977 YKT Corporation established a branch in Germany and strengthened its business relationships with customers in the industrial sector.

The establishment of YKT Europe GmbH followed in 2005 with the objective of even better addressing the diverse requirements of the countries on the continent. This subsidiary delivers selected products and solutions to the European market including highly specialized machines. In combination, YKT Corporation's technological expertise and YKT Europe's extensive knowledge of the European market ensure a clear competitive advantage. The management of YKT Europe GmbH, guides the company's activities throughout Europe to build on this advantage.

YKT Corporation – A System Partner to the Industry since 1924

After being founded by Keizo Yamamoto in Tokyo in 1924, the company quickly developed into a specialist renowned for its expertise in machine tools. Based on its outstanding know-how of systems, the company created a unique product portfolio for sophisticated applications in diverse industrial sectors.

Renamed YKT Corporation in 1997, the company distributes electronic equipments as well as highly specialized machines. Hidehiro Imoto, Managing Director of YKT Corporation, is responsible for the organization's strategic alignment from its Tokyo headquarters. Subsidiaries and branches in China, Taiwan and Europe provide support to customers in the industrial sector around the globe.


Trade NameYKT Europe GmbH
FoundedOctober 1977
EstablishedJanuary 2005
Business Line     Import and export of electronic equipment, machine tools, measuring equipment, welding machines and industrial machinery
Capital400.000 EUR
BanksMizuho Bank, Ltd.
Deutsche Bank AG
DirectorHidehiro IMOTO, President