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Notice Regarding Repurchase of OMRON Stock (Repurchase of Company Stock Pursuant to Article 156 of the Corporate Law of Japan)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 31, 2008

Company Name: OMRON Corporation
President and CEO: Hisao Sakuta
Stock ticker number: 6645
Stock exchanges: Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya
(First Sections)
Contact: Hiroshi Oishi, General Manager
Investor Relations Department
Phone: +81-3-3436-7170

Kyoto, Japan—OMRON Corporation (TSE: 6645, US: OMRNY) today resolved at a meeting of its Board of Directors to repurchase the company's own shares pursuant to the resolution adopted at the 71st Ordinary General Shareholders' Meeting. Details are as follows.

1. Reason for Share Repurchase
OMRON will repurchase shares in order to facilitate flexible management in response to changes in economic conditions.

2. Details of Repurchase
  (1) Type of shares to be repurchased: Common shares of OMRON stock
  (2) Number of shares to be repurchased: Up to 1.5 million
  (3) Total cost of shares to be repurchased: Up to JPY 5 billion
  (4) Method of repurchase: Purchase in the market through a trust bank
   
  (5) Repurchase period: From August 4, 2008 to September 3, 2008 (trade base)
   

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Matters resolved at the 71st Ordinary General Shareholders' Meeting on June 24, 2008
  Type of shares to be repurchased: Common shares of OMRON stock
  Number of shares to be repurchased: Up to 3 million
  Total cost of shares to be repurchased: Up to JPY 10 billion

Treasury stock as of June 30, 2008
  Number of shares issued (excluding treasury stock): 221,676,386 shares
  Treasury stock: 17,444,986 shares
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