Yokogawa Meters & Instruments Corporation to Change Name to Yokogawa Test & Measurement Corporation

Tokyo, Japan - April 6, 2017

Yokogawa Meters & Instruments Corporation announces that it will change its name to Yokogawa Test & Measurement Corporation on October 1.

As the core company in the Yokogawa Group's measurement business, Yokogawa Meters & Instruments Corporation has been developing measuring instruments that are indispensable "mother tools" for industry. In recent years, there has been an arising need for the highly precise measuring instruments required to develop energy efficient equipment for a more sustainable society. Also, as IoT continues to make inroads throughout industry, there is a need to develop measurement solutions for this field.

By steadily improving the high-precision measurement technologies that Yokogawa has cultivated over the past 100 plus years, Yokogawa Test & Measurement Corporation will be able to provide high value-added measurement solutions for the power, optical communications, and plant maintenance markets. Although the company's analog meter (panel meter) business was terminated in March of this year, the company will continue to help its customers through the development of innovative new technologies and by working to improve the safety and efficiency of their facilities.

Yokogawa Test & Measurement Corporation will continue to play the core role in the Group's measurement business as it partners with its customers to provide solutions that meet emerging needs.

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About Yokogawa Test & Measurement

Yokogawa has been developing measurement solutions for over 100 years, consistently finding new ways to give R&D teams the tools they need to gain the best insights from their measurement strategies. As well as offering a wide ranging product lineup and an extensive range of calibration and other services, the company has pioneered accurate power measurement throughout its history, and is the market leader in digital power analyzers.

Yokogawa instruments are renowned for maintaining high levels of precision and for continuing to deliver value for far longer than the typical shelf-life of such equipment. Yokogawa believes that precise and effective measurement lies at the heart of successful innovation - and has focused its own R&D on providing the tools that researchers and engineers need to address challenges great and small.

Yokogawa takes pride in its reputation for quality, both in the products it delivers - often adding new features in response to specific client requests - and the level of service and advice provided to clients, helping to devise measurement strategies for even the most challenging environments.For more information about Yokogawa Test & Measurement, please visit tmi.yokogawa.com/

About Yokogawa

Yokogawa's global network of 114 companies spans 59 countries. Founded in 1915, the US$3.7 billion company engages in cutting-edge research and innovation. Yokogawa is active in the industrial automation and control (IA), test and measurement, and aviation and other businesses segments. The IA segment plays a vital role in a wide range of industries including oil, chemicals, natural gas, power, iron and steel, pulp and paper, pharmaceuticals, and food. For more information about Yokogawa, please visit www.yokogawa.com.