650.5 billion Yen (Rs 38,824 crore approx) Japan-based Omron group with
business interests in Industrial automation, electronic components, automotive
electronics, social systems and healthcare, has set up its first automation
centre in Mumbai, India. The centre is fifth of its kind in the world and will
help customers make the best of their investment in industrial automation.
industrial automation business provides control components and systems for
factory automation, helping companies realise their manufacturing goals.
Industrial automation contributes 40pc to the gross sales of the Omron group,
while automotive electronic contributes 15pc to gross sales. The centre, the
first in India, was inaugurated by the company's key leaders from the
industrial automation team from Japan, Singapore and India, according to a
the industrial automation sector, it is extremely vital to provide a hands-on
exposure to the associates so that they are able to actually believe and then
achieve what they have not been able to do so far through their manufacturing
establishments. We are confident of achieving relevant traction in many
industries through this initiative such as Packaging, F&B, FMCG,
Pharmaceuticals, Special Purpose Machines, Automotive and Textile by catering
to the advanced requirements of the manufacturing segment like productivity,
quality, efficiency and safety" said Sameer Gandhi, MD, Omron Automation,
on the occasion, Yutaka Miyanaga, Senior Managing Officer, Company President of
Industrial Automation Company, Omron Corporation, Japan, said, "Believing
in bringing innovation to manufacturing by automation to enrich the lives of
people around the world, today Omron is well-known for its quality products and
application strength in the industrial automation segment globally. This
initiative is a part of our 'Asia Hotspots' strategy - one of its important
tasks is to consolidate our foothold in India which is indeed a highly
promising market for Omron Automation."
on the philosophy of "you create the concept, we will help you to make it
work," the centre aims to showcase Omron’s expertise in the 'sensing &
control' technology so that the customers are able to test their new ideas,
experience and understand how they can bring more improvements to their current
manufacturing setup and can become more competitive in their respective fields
in the industrial automation domain.
to Takehito Maeda, MD, Omron Asia Pacific Pte Ltd., Industrial Automation
Business, "Driven by many positive factors such as boost in investments
owing to rise in consumerism and the growth in the exports sector, India
continues to be an important destination for Omron Automation. The ATC is a
step toward highlighting our solution centric approach and excellence in
execution as a complete 'automation partner.' It shall play a very important
role in strengthening our contribution toward India's manufacturing prowess and
Picture for representation purpose only:
RFID Tags (IC tags) are used to manage in-process inventory information on
engines transported between plants / courtesy Omron
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