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Information regarding the affects on Omron Group of the recent earthquakes in north-eastern Japan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 15, 2011

Summary of Conditions

We have confirmed that no Omron staff members in the affected area were harmed. We are still working to get a clear picture of conditions in the affected areas and are also working to confirm the safety and well-being of the relatives of Omron staff. We will take all possible measures to assure their safety.

Luckily there has only been limited damage to Omron bases and facilities and these will all be fully operational once the condition of mass transport and electrical infrastructure has improved.

In addition, as Omron Group's major production facilities are located outside the disaster area, the direct effects of the disaster on production will be minor.

However there are a large number of Omron suppliers in the disaster area and we are working to assess the situation. We will contact you as soon as possible if we foresee any significant impact on production or supply.

Please see the table below for a summary of the current operational conditions of production bases in Japan.

Operational conditions at production bases inside the disaster area

Facilities/Company Names Conditions Primary Products
OMRON LASERFRONT INC. Partial operation due to reduced ability of staff to commute Laser machining equipment, etc.

Operational conditions at production bases outside the disaster area

Facilities/Company Names Facilities Conditions Primary products
Kusatsu Facility   No adverse effects Control components such as PLCs, railway station system equipment, traffic control equipment, etc.
Ayabe Facility   No adverse effects Sensors and other control components
Yasu Facility   No adverse effects Semiconductors, MEMS, connectors, etc.
 
OMRON IIDA Co., Ltd.   No adverse effects Automotive electrical components, etc.
OMRON Nohgata Corporation   No adverse effects Embedded CPU boards etc.
OMRON SWITCH & DEVICES Corporation Head Office (Okayama) No adverse effects Industrial and consumer switches etc.
Kurayoshi Facility No adverse effects Consumer switches, automotive switches, etc.
Izumo Facility No adverse effects Industrial switches etc.
OMRON AMUSEMENT Co., Ltd.   No adverse effects Amusement devices and modules, etc. 
OMRON SANYO Co., Ltd.   No adverse effects Connectors, etc.
OMRON RELAY & DEVICES Corporation Head Office (Kumamoto) No adverse effects Industrial and consumer automotive relay, etc.
Takeo Facility No adverse effects Industrial relays, etc.
OMRON Matsusaka   No adverse effects Medical equipment for use at medical institutions
OMRON ASO Corporation   No adverse effects Measurement monitoring equipment, power conditioners, etc.
OMRON TAIYO Co., Ltd.   No adverse effects Relays, sockets, etc.
OMRON KYOTO TAIYO   No adverse effects Power supply units, sockets,
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