OMRON donates 30 Million Japanese Yen (JPY) for China Earthquake relief

Omron Corporation announced that it would donate 30 million Japanese Yen (JPY) to help victims of the massive earthquake that struck China’s Sichuan Province on Monday, May 12.

Kyooto, (PresseBox) - The donation, which is earmarked for emergency medical care, will be made through the Red Cross Society of China.

Through local offices in China, Omron Healthcare, a subsidiary of Omron Corp., will also donate 250,000 Chinese Yuan (RMB) 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.

Omron Electronics GmbH

Headquartered in Kyoto, Japan, OMRON Corporation is a global leader in the field of automation. Established in 1933 and headed by President Hisao Sakuta, Omron has more than 35,000 employees in over 34 countries working to provide products and services to customers in a variety of fields including industrial automation, electronic components industries, 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). The European organisation has its own development and manufacturing facilities, and provides local customer support in all European countries. For more information, visit Omron’s Web site at

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