OMRON Donates JPY 30 Million for China Earthquake Relief
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 14, 2008
Kyoto, Japan – OMRON Corporation (TOKYO: 6645, ADR: OMRNY) today announced that it would donate JPY 30 million to help victims of the massive earthquake that struck China’s Sichuan Province on Monday, May 12.
The donation, which is earmarked for emergency medical care, will be made through the Red Cross Society of China.
Through local offices, OMRON Healthcare, a subsidiary of OMRON Corp., will also donate RMB 250,000 in medical equipment (blood pressure monitors, thermometers and blood glucose monitors) to China’s Ministry of Health. The equipment will be used to provide medical assistance to evacuees from hard-hit areas.
OMRON would like to extend its sincere condolences to all those who have been affected by the earthquake.
Breakdown of Donations
|OMRON Corporation||JPY 30 million to Red Cross Society of China|
|OMRON Healthcare, Ltd.||RMB 250,000 in medical equipment to China’s Ministry of Health. (Type and number of units as follows.)
Blood pressure monitors: 300
Blood glucose monitors: 100
Headquartered in Kyoto, Japan, OMRON Corporation is a global leader in the field of automation. Established in 1933 and headed by President & CEO Hisao Sakuta, OMRON has over 35,000 employees in 38 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. For more information, visit OMRON's website at www.omron.com.
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