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Since its establishment in 1933 as Tateisi Electric Manufacturing Co., OMRON has supported industry with innovative solutions and advanced technologies. We invite you learn more about our pioneering history through stories and photos from OMRON's past.


An overview of OMRON's 80-year history.

Major Developments in OMRON's History

Learn about OMRON's efforts in three areas: improving productivity in the manufacturing industry, improving people's day-to-day lives, and creating a new relationship between people and machines.

Kazuma Tateisi: The Story of OMRON's Founder

The life and times of OMRON founder Kazuma Tateisi, whose innovative approach to business and sheer determination helped make OMRON a global leader in automation.

The Origin of the OMRON Name

The story of how OMRON got its name.

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