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Omron Corporation
Native name
Omuron Kabushiki-gaisha
Company typePublic K.K.
TYO: 6645
FoundedMay 10, 1933; 91 years ago (1933-05-10) [O.S. April 27] Osaka, Japan
FounderKazuma Tateishi
HeadquartersShiokoji Horikawa, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8530, Japan
Area served
Key people
Yoshihito Yamada
(President and CEO), Hideki Tripp
(Vice President and CFO)
RevenueIncrease $ 8.279 billion USD (FY 2015) (¥ 833.60 billion JPY) (FY 2015)
Increase $ 453 Million USD (FY 2015) (¥ 45.64 billion JPY) (FY 2015)
Number of employees
39427 (June 2015)
Footnotes / references

Omron Corporation (オムロン株式会社, Omuron Kabushiki-gaisha), styled as OMRON, is a Japanese electronics company based in Kyoto, Japan. Omron was established by Kazuma Tateisi (立石一真) in 1933 (as the Tateisi Electric Manufacturing Company) and incorporated in 1948.

The company originated in an area of Kyoto called "Omuro (御室)"(ja), from which the name "Omron" was derived. Prior to 1990, the corporation was known as Omron Tateisi Electronics. During the 1980s and early 1990s, the company motto was: "To the machine the work of machines, to man the thrill of further creation".

Omron's primary business is the manufacture and sale of automation components, equipment and systems. In the consumer and medical markets, it is known for medical equipment such as digital thermometers, blood pressure monitors and nebulizers. Omron developed the world's first electronic ticket gate,[5] which was named an IEEE Milestone in 2007,[6] and was one of the first manufacturers of automated teller machines (ATM)[7] with magnetic stripe card readers.[8]

Omron Oilfield & Marine is a provider of AC and DC drive systems and custom control systems for oil and gas and related industries.

Omron was named one of Thomson Reuters Top 100 Global Innovators in 2013.[9]

Sales for 2023 were 876,082 million yen (up 14.8% from 2022). Net income was 73,861 million yen (up 20.3% from 2022). Basic earnings per share increased 21.8%.[10]

Omron received a platinum (in the top 1%) EcoVadis rating for outstanding sustainability performance. The rating is based on the company's achievements in four areas: Environment, Labour & Human Rights, Sustainable Procurement and Ethics.[11]

Business divisions and products[edit]

Operating principle: OMRON's reason for being is to create social value through business and continue to contribute to the development of society. That is precisely what the practical application of our corporate philosophy seeks to do.[12]

Develops and produces medical devices for homes and medical facilities, health management software and health improvement services.


As of September 30, 2015:

Community activities[edit]

Omron has carried out many activities and programs for the community and the environment, such as:

  • Participate in collaborative projects with non-governmental organizations, such as the United Nations Children's Fund, to support developing countries in improving children's health and education.[14]
  • Implement energy saving measures, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, recycle and reuse materials and products, to contribute to environmental protection and response to climate change.[15]
  • Organize volunteer activities, such as donating blood, cleaning beaches, planting trees, to show care and responsibility to the community and nature.

Omron Corporation Japan is a company with a long history, reputation and innovation. Omron always strives to provide customers and society with high quality, safe and environmentally friendly products and services. Omron wishes to become a trusted and long-term partner of customers and society, contributing to promoting the sustainable development of humanity and the planet.


See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Corporate Data". Retrieved April 11, 2014.
  2. ^ "Integrated Report 2015". Retrieved 1 August 2015.
  3. ^ "Company Profile". Google Finance. Retrieved April 11, 2014.
  4. ^ O'Brien, E.; Mee, F.; Atkins, N.; Thomas, M. (1996). "Evaluation of three devices for self-measurement of blood pressure according to the revised British Hypertension Society Protocol: the Omron HEM-705CP, Philips HP5332, and Nissei DS-175". Blood Pressure Monitoring. 1 (1). Europe PMC: 55–61. PMID 10226203.
  5. ^ "Developing the World's First Unmanned Train Station System to Solve a Social Issue through New Technology". Retrieved August 11, 2023.
  6. ^ "Milestones:List of IEEE Milestones". IEEE. Retrieved April 12, 2014.
  7. ^ "Omron Global Website: Development of an automatic cash dispenser (1969)". Retrieved April 12, 2014.
  8. ^ "Omron in Russia". DMLieferant. Retrieved July 22, 2013.
  9. ^ "Top 100 Global Innovators 2013". Thomson Reuters. Retrieved April 17, 2014.
  10. ^ "OMRON Corporation: Summary of Consolidated Financial Results for the Year". Pressetext. Archived from the original on 2024-03-31. Retrieved 2024-03-31.
  11. ^ "OMRON awarded third EcoVadis Platinum Rating for outstanding sustainability performance". Process and Control today. Archived from the original on 2024-02-28. Retrieved 2024-03-31.
  12. ^ "Operating principle". [Omron Global]. Retrieved November 30, 2023.
  13. ^ "About OMRON Healthcare". Omron Healthcare. Retrieved November 30, 2023.
  14. ^ "Create new value through industry-adademia co-creation". [Omron Global]. Retrieved November 30, 2023.
  15. ^ "Innovative Packaging Technology". [Omron Global]. Retrieved November 30, 2023.

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