Omron Foundation, Inc. Donates $20,000 for Hurricane Sandy Relief and Recovery Efforts in the Northeast

SCHAUMBURG, IL (November 7, 2012)— Today, OMRON Foundation, Inc. made a donation to the American Red Cross Hurricane 2012 Fund in the amount of $20,000 to assist Hurricane Sandy victims through the Red Cross disaster relief and recovery efforts.

“Our hearts go out to all those in the communities on the East Coast who have been impacted by the devastation of this hurricane, “ said Nigel Blakeway, Omron Foundation President and the CEO of Omron Management Center of America, Inc. “Our thoughts are for the health and safety of the residents as they continue to recover from the aftermath of this storm.”

In addition to this donation, U.S. Omron employees are encouraged to make individual donations in support of local relief efforts which are matched by Omron Foundation within program guidelines.

About OMRON Foundation, Inc.
Founded in 1989, OMRON Foundation, Inc. (OFI) coordinates the charitable efforts of all OMRON offices in the US and Canada to achieve the greatest positive social impact. The Foundation is funded by OMRON’s subsidiaries in North America, which contribute a portion of sales revenue to the Foundation. The Foundation divides its charitable resources among organizations benefiting education, people with disabilities, cultural programs, health, and other social concerns including disaster relief.

For further information, contact: Kevin Bulatek, Corporate Social Responsibility Manager, at Omron Foundation, Inc., 55 Commerce Drive, Schaumburg, IL 60173 U.S.A. Tel.: 1-224-520-7650 Fax: 1-224-520-7680.

Headquartered in Kyoto, Japan, OMRON Corporation is a global leader in electronics manufacturing. Established in 1933 and headed by President & CEO Yoshihito Yamada, OMRON has nearly 36,000 employees around the world working to provide products and services to customers in a variety of fields, including industrial automation, safety products, electronic and mechanical components, automotive electronic components, social systems (ticket gate machines and traffic control) and healthcare. For more information, visit OMRON’s website at
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