OMRON Corporation pledges 10 million yen to aid victims of the South Asian Earthquake
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 13, 2005
OMRON Corporation has announced that it will donate 10,000,000 yen to the Japanese Red Cross to aid relief efforts in the aftermath of the earthquake that struck the South Asian region on October 8th, 2005.
“On behalf of the OMRON Group, I would like to express our deepest sympathy to those who have suffered in this terrible disaster. We offer our sincere wishes for the success of the aid operations and a speedy recovery in the affected areas,” said OMRON Corporation President & CEO, Hisao Sakuta.
Headquartered in Kyoto, Japan, OMRON Corporation is a global leader in the field of automation. Established in 1933 and headed by President and CEO Hisao Sakuta, OMRON has more than 26,000 employees in over 35 countries working to provide products and services to customers in a variety of fields including industrial automation, electronic components, social systems (ticket gate machines, ticket vending machines, and traffic control), and healthcare. The company is divided into five regions and head offices are in Japan (Kyoto), Asia Pacific (Singapore), China (Shanghai), Europe (Amsterdam) and US (Chicago). For more information, visit OMRON’s website at www.omron.com