Welcome!

News Feed Item

OMRON Opens Its First Automation Center (ATC) in India

MUMBAI, India and KYOTO, Japan, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

- Fifth in the World; State-of-the-art Facility for Customers to Help Them Make the Best of Their Investment in Industrial Automation -

After the successful launch of its four Automation Centers (ATCs) across the world, OMRON Automation, part of OMRON Corporation Japan - a global leader in automation technology - opened its fifth ATC in Mumbai, India, on April 22. The center, the first in India, was inaugurated by the company's key leaders from the industrial automation team from Japan, Singapore and India. 

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. 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."

Based on the philosophy of "you create the concept, we will help you to make it work," the center 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.

According to Mr. 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 the society." 

"In 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 Mr. Sameer Gandhi, MD, OMRON Automation, India.

Highlights of the center:

- The center has on display OMRON's key portfolio of industrial automation
  range as well as the technical and application support capabilities through
  state-of-the-art actual demonstrations on machines and laboratories.

- The field of expertise includes SYSMAC Platform, Vision Inspection Solution,
  Robotics Solution and Machine Safety Solutions.

- The SYSMAC platform depicts a high speed & high accuracy fully integrated
  platform by three "Ones" - One Machine Controller, One Machine Network, One
  Machine Software.

- Delta Robot and the SCARA Robot together with Bottle Filling and VFFS
  (Vertical Form Fill Seal) machines are displayed in the machine demo area to
  explain the usage of SYSMAC to enhance a machine's performance by improving
  speed, accuracy, flexibility, reliability, speed and efficiency in all kind
  of industrial applications - primarily packaging and material handling.

- OMRON being one of the few unique players in the industry having vision
  sensing and automation technology together in its portfolio, the center also
  has a vision lab to allow testing of vision inspection functions by
  customers with all possible variations of lighting, lens & controllers.

- Another notable area in the center is the "Tsunagi Lab" which provides the
  complete integration experience of OMRON to OMRON and OMRON to third-party
  components so that the patrons are able to learn and handle the technologies
  which are in the scope of the total solution.

Spread over 3750 square feet, the facility hosts more than 10 experts as software, hardware and application specialists dedicated to the ATC. 

About OMRON Corporation

As a leader in automation technology, OMRON's business covers a wide range of fields, including industrial, health/medical, social infrastructure, environmental, and other fields. Its products and services are offered in 110-plus countries and regions. Since its inception in 1933, OMRON has continuously pursued technological innovation.

Incepted in 1993, OMRON AUTOMATION INDIA caters to over eight industrial segment namely packaging, automotive, material handling, solar, food & beverages, textile and panel handling applications. The product portfolio includes Industrial components, Automation Systems, Sensing & Safety, Motion & Drivers and Software. Centering on the themes of quality, safety & the environment, it supports manufacturing innovation worldwide with unique sensing & controlling technologies. Of late, OMRON has been concentrating on the solution business which solves management problems on diverse production sites. It is rapidly expanding its operations with focus on major cities namely Mumbai, Gurgaon, Bangalore, Pune & Chennai. It is also making its presence felt across the other parts of India by appointing resident engineers to address the ever challenging requirements of the clients. A major factor in OMRON's progress globally & locally has been the strong commitment toward its customers keeping 'Quality First'.

Contact:
Arihiro Yokota
Corporate Communications
OMRON Corporation
Tel: +81-75-344-7175
E-mail: arihiro_yokota@omron.co.jp

SOURCE OMRON Corporation

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
A strange thing is happening along the way to the Internet of Things, namely far too many devices to work with and manage. It has become clear that we'll need much higher efficiency user experiences that can allow us to more easily and scalably work with the thousands of devices that will soon be in each of our lives. Enter the conversational interface revolution, combining bots we can literally talk with, gesture to, and even direct with our thoughts, with embedded artificial intelligence, whic...
“We're a global managed hosting provider. Our core customer set is a U.S.-based customer that is looking to go global,” explained Adam Rogers, Managing Director at ANEXIA, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Linux Academy, the foremost online Linux and cloud training platform and community, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Linux Academy was founded on the belief that providing high-quality, in-depth training should be available at an affordable price. Industry leaders in quality training, provided services, and student certification passes, its goal is to c...
Data is the fuel that drives the machine learning algorithmic engines and ultimately provides the business value. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Ed Featherston, director/senior enterprise architect at Collaborative Consulting, will discuss the key considerations around quality, volume, timeliness, and pedigree that must be dealt with in order to properly fuel that engine.
Manufacturers are embracing the Industrial Internet the same way consumers are leveraging Fitbits – to improve overall health and wellness. Both can provide consistent measurement, visibility, and suggest performance improvements customized to help reach goals. Fitbit users can view real-time data and make adjustments to increase their activity. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Mark Bernardo Professional Services Leader, Americas, at GE Digital, discussed how leveraging the Industrial Internet and...
Cognitive Computing is becoming the foundation for a new generation of solutions that have the potential to transform business. Unlike traditional approaches to building solutions, a cognitive computing approach allows the data to help determine the way applications are designed. This contrasts with conventional software development that begins with defining logic based on the current way a business operates. In her session at 18th Cloud Expo, Judith S. Hurwitz, President and CEO of Hurwitz & ...
910Telecom exhibited at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which took place at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, in November 2016. Housed in the classic Denver Gas & Electric Building, 910 15th St., 910Telecom is a carrier-neutral telecom hotel located in the heart of Denver. Adjacent to CenturyLink, AT&T, and Denver Main, 910Telecom offers connectivity to all major carriers, Internet service providers, Internet backbones and exchanges.
Whether you like it or not, DevOps is on track for a remarkable alliance with security. The SEC didn’t approve the merger. And your boss hasn’t heard anything about it. Yet, this unruly triumvirate will soon dominate and deliver DevSecOps faster, cheaper, better, and on an unprecedented scale. In his session at DevOps Summit, Frank Bunger, VP of Customer Success at ScriptRock, discussed how this cathartic moment will propel the DevOps movement from such stuff as dreams are made on to a practic...
As software becomes more and more complex, we, as software developers, have been splitting up our code into smaller and smaller components. This is also true for the environment in which we run our code: going from bare metal, to VMs to the modern-day Cloud Native world of containers, schedulers and micro services. While we have figured out how to run containerized applications in the cloud using schedulers, we've yet to come up with a good solution to bridge the gap between getting your contain...
The modern software development landscape consists of best practices and tools that allow teams to deliver software in a near-continuous manner. By adopting a culture of automation, measurement and sharing, the time to ship code has been greatly reduced, allowing for shorter release cycles and quicker feedback from customers and users. Still, with all of these tools and methods, how can teams stay on top of what is taking place across their infrastructure and codebase? Hopping between services a...
Niagara Networks exhibited at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which took place at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, in November 2016. Niagara Networks offers the highest port-density systems, and the most complete Next-Generation Network Visibility systems including Network Packet Brokers, Bypass Switches, and Network TAPs.
Zerto exhibited at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which took place at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, in June 2016. Zerto is committed to keeping enterprise and cloud IT running 24/7 by providing innovative, simple, reliable and scalable business continuity software solutions. Through the Zerto Cloud Continuity Platform™, organizations can seamlessly move and protect virtualized workloads between public, private and hybrid clouds. The company’s flagship product, Zerto Virtual...
Without a clear strategy for cost control and an architecture designed with cloud services in mind, costs and operational performance can quickly get out of control. To avoid multiple architectural redesigns requires extensive thought and planning. Boundary (now part of BMC) launched a new public-facing multi-tenant high resolution monitoring service on Amazon AWS two years ago, facing challenges and learning best practices in the early days of the new service. In his session at 19th Cloud Exp...
For basic one-to-one voice or video calling solutions, WebRTC has proven to be a very powerful technology. Although WebRTC’s core functionality is to provide secure, real-time p2p media streaming, leveraging native platform features and server-side components brings up new communication capabilities for web and native mobile applications, allowing for advanced multi-user use cases such as video broadcasting, conferencing, and media recording.
WebRTC is about the data channel as much as about video and audio conferencing. However, basically all commercial WebRTC applications have been built with a focus on audio and video. The handling of “data” has been limited to text chat and file download – all other data sharing seems to end with screensharing. What is holding back a more intensive use of peer-to-peer data? In her session at @ThingsExpo, Dr Silvia Pfeiffer, WebRTC Applications Team Lead at National ICT Australia, looked at differ...