March 18, 2011

Impact of Tohoku Region Earthquake on Yokogawa Group

Yokogawa Group released the following press statement regarding the Japan earthquake tragedy:

“We would like to express our heartfelt condolences to the victims of the earthquake that struck Japan’s Tohoku region on March 11.

We have been able to confirm the safe status of Japan employees of the Yokogawa Group, but will continue collecting information on their family members and other individuals.

Our manufacturing facilities were not directly impacted by the earthquake or the tsunami as they are distant from the quake epicenter, and sales and service offices and facilities located nearer the epicenter suffered only slight damage. (Please note that our mainstay IA products such as DCS and industrial instruments are primarily manufactured by Yokogawa Electric Asia Pte. Ltd. in Singapore and Yokogawa Electric China Co., Ltd. in Suzhou, China.)

We have received many kind and encouraging messages from our customers and we thank you for your consideration.”