Announcement of Channel Partner Agreement between Score Group and Yokogawa UK

Runcorn, UK
Ltd/PR/01/2021 Thursday, 23 September 2021

Yokogawa UK Limited, a leading industrial automation and instrumentation solution provider to the process and manufacturing industries, has announced a Channel Partner Agreement with Score VAC Limited, a Score Group company. This agreement will give Score Group full access to the products portfolio of Yokogawa.

Established in 1982, Score Group has grown significantly in the UK and overseas. The company has a reputation for delivering high-quality solutions and customer service gained through its many years of market knowledge, expertise, agility, and development globally. Yokogawa complements the proposition by offering market-leading technologies. Score Group and Yokogawa will continue to serve their existing and new customers with this newly formed cooperation.

Upon signing the agreement, Simon Turner, Operations Director valve automation centre, Score VAC Limited commented, “Partnering with Yokogawa perfectly complements our range of systems and instrumentation and enables us to provide a more comprehensive solution. We’re delighted to enter this agreement with Yokogawa and we look forward to working with them to serve our mutual customers.”

Peter Duncan, Account Manager for Yokogawa UK said, “Together we feel we can offer even more to our customers by really understanding their problems, reacting quickly to their needs, and supplying industry-leading solutions with the Score Group. We are very much looking forward to establishing a very successful, long term partnership with all at Score to deliver added value solutions and local service support to benefit both Score and Yokogawa customers here in the UK and through their state of the art facilities in the Americas, Middle East, Europe and Africa.”

Introduction to the Channel Management Program

Yokogawa’s Channel Management program aims to seek bundling of Yokogawa’s technology with partners to expand further the value provided to customers. Since its launch in 2017, Yokogawa has added various partners to the program that successfully helped our joint customers to receive the unparalleled value of the partnerships in the market. The vision is seeking more partners to broaden the use of Yokogawa’s technology in value-add applications and services.

About Score Group

Score Group is a specialist in precision manufacturing, valve supply, automation and management systems and provides complex engineering solutions to customers in multiple markets, including defence, nuclear, aerospace, utilities and energy.

The company was founded in 1982 by the late Charles Ritchie as an engineering services provider for valve management and industrial gas turbines. Today, Score Group is the global market leader in valve management and associated services for the upstream oil and gas industry. The company is now owned by private equity firm SCF Partners.

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About Yokogawa

Yokogawa provides advanced technologies and services in the areas of measurement, control, and information to customers across a broad range of industries, including energy, chemicals, materials, pharmaceuticals, food, and water. Yokogawa addresses customer issues regarding increasingly complex production, operations management, and the optimisation of assets, energy, and the supply chain with digitally enabled smart manufacturing, enabling the transition to autonomous operations. Founded in Tokyo in 1915, Yokogawa continues to work toward a more sustainable society through its 17,500 employees in a global network of 119 companies spanning 60 countries. For more information, visit and

About Yokogawa UK

Yokogawa United Kingdom Ltd., part of the global Yokogawa Electric Corporation, is a supplier of enterprise technology solutions to the process, manufacturing, and utility sectors. The company is a technology and market leader in instrumentation and control; and holds many key patents and national and international approvals. Yokogawa United Kingdom’s offices are located in Runcorn and Aberdeen.