11B Tuas Road,
Jurong Industrial Estate,
Singapore 638508

Phone Number

T: +65-68626930
F: +65-68626932


About Us

About Kowa Skymech

Your partner in robotics integration and industrial automation

Kowa Skymech is a leading robotics integration and industrial automation company that specialises in purpose-built, flexible solutions for manufacturers across industries — including Aerospace, Biomedical, Data Storage, Electronics, Semiconductor, Solar Energy, and more.

Headquartered in Singapore, the company was established in 1988 with a focus on design-and-build of customised automation machines for the electronic industries. Kowa Skymech soon diversified its capabilities and developed new competencies to cover other growth industries, building custom-designed machines, flexible automation systems (FAS), as well as vision inspection and robotics integration solutions.

The design and engineering team’s strong working knowledge and extensive experience in system integration have helped Kowa Skymech win and retain a stable of global brand name OEM customers, including some of the world’s largest, most renowned manufacturers.

Kowa Skymech also has a sister company, Kowa Prime-Ace, in Suzhou, China, which offers customers local technical support, equipment replication services, and design-and-build of less complex sub-assemblies.

Our History

The Company’s Origins — A Brief Timeline

Skymech Automation is established on September 28, with a focus on automation for consumer electronics & connector industries.
The team makes its first breakthrough into the highly regulated Medical Devices industry.
The company develops and implements proprietary software Quick*Builder for enhancing and optimizing the design-and-build value chain.
The company penetrates the Biotechnology sector with its first installation of a vision inspection system for the biochip manufacturing in Singapore.
Universal Robots appoints Skymech Automation as a distributor for the Singapore market.
The company further diversifies to offer Smart Factory and Industry 4.0 solutions.
Skymech Automation attains ISO 9001:2015 certification.
Skymech Automation launches its Cobot Welding Package, Skyweld.
2020 / 2021
Universal Robots recognises Skymech Automation as its Gold Distributor in Asia.
Universal Robots names Skymech its Gold Distributor in Asia Pacific again.
Kowa Group of Companies, Japan, acquires Skymech Automation and renames it Kowa Skymech Pte Ltd on
June 8.
The company diversifies into the Hard Disk Drive industry.
Skymech Automation successfully enters the semiconductor-related equipment business.
Prime-Ace Technology Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary, is established in China, Suzhou.
Skymech Automation obtains ISO 9001:2000 certification.
2015 & 2016
Skymech Automation is recognised by Universal Robots as its only preferred partner in Singapore.
Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) appoints Skymech Automation as a distributor.
The team contributes to A*STAR's Model Factory@SIMTech as one of 20 key technology partners.
The company earns the title of Regional Top 10 Distributors from Universal Robots.
OnRobot names Skymech Automation its Certified Partner.
A*STAR ARTC recognises Skymech as a Key Components Collaborator.
Robotic arm for packing
Our Vision & Mission

A leading robotics integration and industrial automation company


To be a regional brand name in robotics integration and industrial automation.


To continuously demonstrate and add value to all our stakeholders through long-lasting and dedicated partnerships.

Mobile Industrial Robots

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Universal Robots

Founded in 2005 by three university students in Denmark, Universal Robots was the first company to deliver commercially viable collaborative robots – and transforming companies and entire industries. More than simply automation, UR changes how people work and live around the globe by empowering their ideas and dreams.

UR’s easy-to-use robot arms are used by companies and organizations of all sizes to help and address market volatility. Its cobot solutions deliver the flexibility and financial return that manufacturers need to compete and win in any market condition.