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Headquartered in Kyoto, Japan, Omron Corporation is in the field of automation. Established in 1933 and headed by President Yoshihito Yamada, Omron has more than 36,000 employees in 35 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.

Visualising machine safety status
29 November, 2014
Omron’s NB HMI series now support the Omron G9SP Programmable Safety Controller, providing machine builders with a feature rich and cost-effective solution compared to other low-I/O safety controllers.
Tough photosensors for washdown applications
29 May, 2014
Specifically developed for the food and beverage industries, photoelectric sensors in Omron’s new E3FC range are detergent resistant and are ideally suited for use in operating environments where they will be subjected to regular washdown with high-pressure jets. In these tough operating conditions, E3FC sensors will provide a significantly increased lifetime compared with standard sensors.
Fast compact vision system based on quad-core processing (story updated)
19 November, 2013
Targeted at applications in high-speed manufacturing machines, and able to be integrated with PLCs, motion controllers and robotic control systems, the new FH compact vision system from Omron has a high-speed image bus, four-core processing, a new and exceptionally efficient vision algorithm and fast EtherCAT communications. Users can achieve shorter machine cycle times, even in difficult operating conditions.
Compact vision system aimed at high-speed manufacturing machines
27 August, 2013
With a high-speed image bus, four-core processing, a new and exceptionally efficient vision algorithm and fast EtherCAT communications, the new FH compact vision system from Omron sets new standards for speed, performance and versatility.
High performance fibre amplifiers deliver stability and resolution
24 June, 2013
Omron has expanded its N-Smart portfolio of smart laser sensors and amplifiers with the launch of the E3NX-FA range of fibre amplifiers. Available with a single output as standard and two outputs on advanced models, these innovative amplifiers offer fast and effective auto-tuning, comprehensive support for manual tuning, and the industry’s widest dynamic range to ensure stable detection of targets.
Vision sensor for image inspection and code verification
10 April, 2013
Omron has launched a new version of its FQ vision sensor, providing simple operation with advanced functionality to solve even challenging applications. With improved performance, new inspection tools and a wider range of models, the FQ2 is aimed at image inspection and code verification.
Roll grinding control system is EtherCAT-based, features integrated functions and diagnostics
23 March, 2013
An Omron-based control system is helping machine tool company Halifax Numerical Controls (HNC) to build roll grinders for rubber-coated rollers. The new control system features complete integration of machine functions, an intuitive graphical operator interface, simple menu-based roll type selection, almost unlimited expandability to add new roll types, and powerful integrated diagnostics.
Omron opens automation centre in Catalonia
20 October, 2012
Omron's new automation centre in Barcelona is the fourth such automation centre that Omron has established globally, the first three being in Kusatsu (Japan), Shanghai (China) and, most recently, Fremont (USA).
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