April 05, 2012 23:23 ET

HARTING, Inc. of North America Receives OMRON's Outstanding Partnership Award

SCHAUMBURG, IL--(Marketwire - Apr 5, 2012) - On behalf of OMRON MANAGEMENT CENTER OF AMERICA, INC., Nigel C. Blakeway, Chairman, President and CEO, OMRON MANAGEMENT CENTER OF AMERICA, INC. and Chairman and President, OMRON MANAGEMENT CENTER OF EUROPE, presented the OMRON Outstanding Partnership Award to Rolf Meyer, President and CEO of HARTING, Inc. of North America.

"In recognition of many years of excellent cooperation between the two companies and to honor the 25th anniversary of HARTING, Inc. of North America, we are very pleased to present this award to our friends," remarked Mr. Blakeway during a small ceremony at the headquarters of HARTING, Inc. of NA in Elgin, IL. He further explained that this award is only given out on special occasions to companies that have long and outstanding relationships with OMRON. "As the cooperation between both companies goes well beyond a normal supplier/customer relationship and is especially carried by the close relationship between employees and management of both companies we consider this a great example for our way to do business," Mr. Blakeway continued.

"HARTING, Inc. of North America is very proud to be honored by one of the leading companies in the component and automation business worldwide. We are very thankful for this award," stated Rolf Meyer, President and CEO of HARTING in the US. He views the interaction between business and personal relationships in today's world as being essential for the long term success of companies and considers the OMRON/HARTING relationship as a great example.

Both companies have done business with each other for many years and continue to jointly market various products under both logos.

About Harting
HARTING, Inc. of North America of Elgin, IL, is a wholly owned subsidiary of HARTING KGaA, located in Espelkamp, Germany. The family owned HARTING Technology Group is a world market leader in industrial and electronic connectivity. With currently 3500 employees the company achieved 477MEuro in its financial year 2011. HARTING has more than 40 subsidiaries worldwide, incl. manufacturing plants in Europe, Asia and North America.

About Omron
Headquartered in Kyoto, Japan, OMRON Corporation is a global leader in the field of automation. Established in 1933, and headed by President Yoshihito Yamada, Omron has more than 36,000 employees in over 35 countries working to provide products and services to customers in a variety of fields including industrial automation, electronic components, social systems, healthcare, and the environment. The company has regional head offices in Singapore (Asia Pacific), Shanghai (Greater China), Amsterdam (Europe, Africa, and the Middle East), Chicago (the Americas), and Gurgaon (India).

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