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Corporate History

  • Incorporated Yokogawa Electric Singapore Pte Ltd.
  • Established Yokogawa Corporation of Asia Pte Ltd. Started Meter Production in Bedok Factory.
  • Recognised as a Model Factory by Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB).
  • Awarded Japan Industry Standards (JIS) Mark for Portable Meters.
  • Awarded JIS Mark for Insulation Testers.
  • Received Three Top National QCC Awards.
  • Established the First Yokogawa Engineering Centre in Singapore; Outside Japan.
  • The First CENTUM Distributed Control System (DCS) Production in Singapore at Bedok factory.
  • Awarded "Pioneer Certificate for DCS" by EDB.
  • Merger of Yokogawa Corporation of Asia and Yokogawa Engineering Centre to Form the Regional HQ for Southeast Asia - Yokogawa Asia Pte Ltd.
  • Accreditation of Standards Laboratory by SISIR.
  • Started MicroXL System Production.
  • Expanded Regional Sales Network in Southeast Asia.
  • Established Joint Venture Companies in Thailand - Yokogawa (Thailand) Ltd, Malaysia - Yokogawa Electric (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd and Yokogawa Kontrol (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd.
  • Established a Customer Service Centre in Manila.
  • Merger of Yokogawa Asia and Yokogawa Electric Singapore to Form Yokogawa Electric Asia Pte Ltd.
  • Joined EDB Initiative to Train Chemical Process Technicians.
  • Attained ISO 9002 Certification for Manufacture of DCS, including the Assembly of PCBs for DCS.
  • Attained ISO 9001 Certification Covering Sales Application, Engineering and Servicing of DCS.
  • Manufactured the First CENTUM CS.
  • Awarded the "Pioneer Certificate for Centum CS" by EDB.
  • Established PT Yokogawa Indonesia (YIN) in Indonesia.
  • Established PT Yokogawa Manufacturing Batam (YMB) in Indonesia.
  • Started SMT Production in Bedok Factory.
  • Established PT Yokogawa Power Supply Batam (PB) in Indonesia.
  • Awarded the RISC Incentive for R&D in Solution Software by National Science and Technology Board (NSTB) 
  • Established Yokoshin Software Engineering (Wuxi) Co. Ltd in China.
  • Established Yokogawa Philippines Inc. (YPI) in Philippines.
  • Attained ISO 9001 Certification to Include DCS Hardware Design & Development.
  • Established Yokogawa Engineering Asia (YEA) to Manage Sales, Engineering and Service Operations.
  • Awarded the Business Headquarters Status and Innovation Development Award by EDB. 
  • Awarded the RISC Incentive for R&D in Solution Software by NSTB.
  • Started Production of EJA Transmitters, CENTUM CS 1000 and CENTUM CS3000.
  • Joint Venture of YEA and Plant Engineering Construction to Form Plant Electrical Instrumentation (PEI).
  • Attained ISO14001 Certification for Environmental Management System.
  • Established Global Centre of Excellence for Engineering (Global Engineering Solution Centre, GESC) to Manage Major International Projects.
  • Certified as a Member of Singapore Quality Class by SPRING Singapore.
  • The Global Launch of Yokogawa Vigilance™ Branding Campaign.
  • Singapore Development Centre (SGDC) was Established to Develop Production Control Application Software Packages in Singapore.
  • Established Yokogawa IA Technologies India (YTI) Pte Ltd to Compliment SGDC.
  • Established Yokogawa Vietnam Company Ltd in Vietnam.
  • Awarded the International Headquarters Status by EDB.
  • Grand Opening of the New 12-Storey Yokogawa Building in Bedok by Singapore Founding Father, Mr. Lee Kuan Yew.
  • The First Launch of CENTUM VP, the New Technology Platform for Achieving Operational Excellence.
  • Awarded "DCS Company of the Year" for Asia Pacific Region by Frost & Sullivan.
  • Launched VigilantPlant Services™, A Comprehensive Suite of Solution Services for Achieving Operational Excellence over the Entire Plant Lifecycle.
  • The Launch of Field Wireless Solutions Based on the ISA100.11a Industrial Communications Standard.
  • Yokogawa Electric Asia (YAS) Received the Singapore Quality Award (SQA) from SPRING Singapore. 
  • Awarded "DCS Company of the Year” For Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand by Frost & Sullivan.
  • Yokogawa India Proudly Celebrates 25 Years Anniversary.
  • Awarded “Strategic Market Leadership Award for Safety Systems” for Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand by Frost & Sullivan.
  • Received “Automation & Software Solutions Market Leadership Award in Oil & Gas Industry” for Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand from Frost & Sullivan.
  • Yokogawa Singapore was Awarded the Ichthys Gas Field Development Project in Australia - Largest Order ever Received for a Single Project.
  • Yokogawa Malaysia Proudly Celebrates 25 Years Anniversary.
  • Yokogawa Thailand Proudly Celebrates 25 Years Anniversary.
  • Yokogawa Indonesia Proudly Celebrates 20 Years Anniversary.
  • Yokogawa Proudly Celebrates 100 year of Success, with Announcement of Co-innovation Centre.
  • Yokogawa Philippines Proudly Celebrates 20 Years Anniversary.
  • Yokogawa Establishes New Corporate Brand Slogan "Co-innovating tomorrowTM" - Through "Process Co-Innovation", Yokogawa Creates New Value with Our Clients for a Brighter Future.
  • Yokogawa Vietnam Proudly Celebrates 10 Years Anniversary.