Omron Corporation is an electronics company based in Kyoto, Japan. Omron was established by Kazuma Tateisi in 1933 and incorporated in 1948. The company originated in an area of Kyoto called “Omuro”, from which the name “OMRON” was derived. Omron’s primary business is the manufacture and sale of automation components, equipment and systems, but it is generally known for medical equipment such as digital thermometers, blood pressure monitors and nebulizers. Omron developed the world’s first electronic ticket gate, which was named an IEEE Milestone in 2007, and was one of the first manufacturers of automated teller machines (ATM) with magnetic stripe card readers.
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.
Business divisions and products:
- Industrial automation: sensors, switches, safety components, relays, control components, electric power monitoring equipment, power supplies
- Electronic components: relays, switches, connectors, micro sensing devices, MEMS sensors, image sensing technologies
- Automotive electronics: automotive radio components, driver monitor sensors, electric power steering, integrated control units, switch and control components
- Social systems: access control systems (building entry systems), road management systems, traffic signal controllers, security/surveillance cameras, automated ticket gates, ticket vending machines, fare adjustment machines
- Personal use: blood pressure monitors, digital thermometers, body composition monitors, pedometers, nebulizers
- Professional use: blood pressure monitors, non-invasive vascular monitors, portable ECGs, patient monitors
- Other businesses
- Power distribution and controls for drilling rigs
- Environmental solutions
For more information about OMRON products and relevant catalog, you can see below links:
OMRON main site
OMRON products and catalogs