Yokogawa Selected for Readers' Choice Awards in Multiple Automation Industry Publications

Yokogawa Electric Corporation was recently chosen by readers of two publications serving the automation industry with Readers' Choice awards for being in the top tiers of technology providers for a broad spectrum of equipment, software and services.

"These awards hold special significance to us because they come directly from our customers," said Gene Chen, Systems Product Manager, North America, Yokogawa Corporation of America. "These awards mean we are meeting and often exceeding their expectations with our products and services."

 More specifically, Yokogawa won the Reader's Choice First Team Recognition Award for Process Control Software as part of AutomationWorld's Sixth Annual Leadership in Automation Program. First Team winners represent the best-in-class product innovation and superior customer service, said the publisher of AutomationWorld, a PMMI Media Group business magazine. The awards were selected by professionals invited to vote for their favorite vendors in unaided-recall surveys. More than two dozen categories are featured, representing automation technologies, software and products used by manufacturing professionals across the discrete, batch and continuous process manufacturing industries.

 In addition, readers of Control chose Yokogawa 20 times in seven different categories, including first place for Recorders in the Interfaces Category.

 Other Readers' Choice awards from Control for second and third places include the following:

  •  in Pressure Transmitter, and 3 in Temperature Transmitter for the Temperature & Pressure Category
  •  in Coriolis Flowmeter, Magnetic Flowmeter and in Vortex Flowmeter for the Flow Instrumentation Category
  •  in Density/Concentration Analyzer, pH/ORP/Conductivity Analyzer, Process Spectrometer, and in Process Chromatograph for the Analyzers Category

 Yokogawa also placed in the top five for:

  • Process Loop Controller for the Interfaces Category
  • Asset Management Software for the Software to OPC Connectivity Category
  • Portable Calibrator for the Elsewhere in Field Category
  • Stack Gas/Emissions Analyzer in the Analyzers Category
  • Variable Area Flowmeter for the Flow Instrumentation Category
  • Continuous Regulatory Control for the Best in Control by Process Automation Discipline Category

Readers ranked Yokogawa in the top 10 in the Best in Control by Process Automation Discipline Category for Safety/Emergency Shutdown, Batch Process Automation, Continuous Sheet/Web Monitoring & Control, and Sequential Logic Control.

Control's 2017 Readers' Choice Awards honor vendors for best-in-class products in categories ranging from software and systems to instrumentation and final control elements, among many others. For the 25th time, Control's readers – process automation professionals – names the suppliers that offer the best industry technology. This year's awards were selected in 10 product categories and 84 subcategories, judged by ease of specification and procurement, cost, delivery speed, quality, functionality, precision, stability, reliability and customer service.

Yokogawa is proud to have been chosen again by the readers of these publications, and is committed to providing customers with products and solutions that help them solve their toughest business challenges, just as we have done for the last 100 years.

About Yokogawa Corporation of America
Yokogawa Corporation of America (www.yokogawa.com/us) is a leading provider of Industrial Automation and Test and Measurement solutions. Combining superior technology with engineering, system integration, project management, and maintenance services, Yokogawa delivers field-proven operational efficiency, safety, and reliability.  Yokogawa Corporation of America is headquartered in Sugar Land, TX, and is the North American Division of Yokogawa Electric Corporation's global network of 25 manufacturing facilities and 4 regional project engineering centers.

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.