OMRON Donates ¥10M to Support Central Java Earthquake Relief Operations
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 30, 2006
Kyoto - OMRON Corporation (TSE: 6645; US:OMRNY), a global leader in automation, sensing and control technology, has announced that it will donate ten million yen through the Nippon International Corporation of Community Development (NICCO)* to provide medical support for victims of the earthquake that occurred in Central Java, Indonesia on May 27, 2006. OMRON's local affiliated company, OMRON Manufacturing of Indonesia will also donate 10 million rupiah and emergency supplies.
OMRON Corporation wishes to express our deepest condolences to the victims of this disaster, and their families.
NICCO is an NGO for international cooperation that supports the self-reliance of the people in developing countries. It has been actively involved in relief and rehabilitation works worldwide since 1979.
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.