Corporate Data

Key facts and figures including the year of Yokogawa's establishment, its consolidated net sales, and the number of companies and employees in the Yokogawa Group

Corporate Information

Company name Yokogawa Electric Corporation
Headquarters Tokyo, Japan
President Hitoshi Nara
Founded September 1, 1915
Incorporated December 1, 1920
Paid-in Capital 43.4 billion yen (As of March 31, 2021)
Consolidated net sales 374.2 billion yen (fiscal year 2020)
Number of companies 118 (worldwide)
Number of employees 17,715 (worldwide)
Operating in 61 countries

Business Overview

By utilizing its measurement, control, and information technologies, Yokogawa is helping to solve social issues through the following businesses.

As Yokogawa's main business, the industrial automation and control business has contributed to the development of a wide range of industries with its distributed control systems for the monitoring and control of plant production facilities. Under the comprehensive OpreX brand, Yokogawa provides complete solutions that maximize customer value over the plant life cycle and from the plant to the management level, a range of software to improve productivity, production control systems, pressure transmitters, process analyzers, programmable controllers, industrial recorders, and so on. Helping customers keep pace with advances in digital technology and an ever-changing business environment, Yokogawa provides the support needed for them to carry out their digital transformation (DX) and make the transition from industrial automation to industrial autonomy (IA2IA).

To provide optimized solutions to our customers, Yokogawa is carrying out business in three industry segments: Energy & Sustainability, Materials, and Life.

Energy & Sustainability

Energy & Sustainability

The energy & sustainability business protects the environment by supporting the effective use of energy and contributing to the realization of a sustainable society. Capitalizing on its expertise and strong customer relationships in the oil & gas, petrochemical, renewable energy, power, energy management, and energy storage fields, Yokogawa supports safe and optimal operations throughout the increasingly diversified energy supply chain, from production and supply through to use, disposal, and recycling.

Materials

Materials

The materials business strives for the right balance between society's demand for comfort and convenience and the need for a circular economy. Targeting the fields of functional chemicals, biomass materials, pulp & paper, textiles, steel, non-ferrous metals, mining, mobility, and electrical/electronics, Yokogawa provides solutions that improve productivity, reduce environmental impact, and promote energy efficiency.

Life

Life

The life business promotes well-being by protecting health and safety. In addition to covering pharmaceuticals and healthcare, Yokogawa supports the safe supply of food and water. Throughout the pharmaceutical and food value chains, Yokogawa utilizes the sensing and control technologies it has developed over the years to support product and production processes innovation. In the water field, the company aims to enable DX by using the measurement technologies that it has acquired in the areas of genome analysis and scientific equipment.

In addition to the industrial automation and control business, Yokogawa is developing the following two independent businesses.

Measuring Instruments Business

Measuring Instruments Business

Yokogawa has been involved in the field of measuring instruments, the "mother tools" of industry, since its founding. Utilizing its high-precision technology to measure power, voltage, current, optical power, pressure, and other physical properties, the company provides comprehensive product and service solutions addressing a wide range of needs in the environment-related electrical power and optical communication fields.

New Businesses and Other

New Businesses and Other

Yokogawa is developing new businesses involving the provision of user-friendly industrial IoT hardware, software, and cloud solutions that will help to reduce the operating burden of service providers. Yokogawa is also engaged in the aircraft instruments business.


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