Yokogawa was founded in 1915 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. The company has 113 subsidiaries in 60 countries and regions around the world. Covering three major areas of measurement, control and information, Yokogawa has become a specialized international industrial control leader.

The company started its China business as early as 1957. Since then, Yokogawa China Co. has delivered over 4,000 control systems and 300 safety systems across various industries in China.

The company also delivered control systems to approximately half of China’s large-scale and complex automation projects within the oil and gas sector.

As one of the world’s leading industrial automation companies, Yokogawa continues to grow its business in China with a pioneering spirit.

The  “internet of things” is gaining traction. The digitalization of processes is well underway and the use of big data and artificial intelligence is yielding valuable insights needed to make business decisions.

Yokogawa’s ‘Synaptic Business Automation’ concept clearly expresses the company’s commitment to utilizing the latest information technologies. Decades of experience with plant management and industrial processes, portfolio of automation solutions and consulting expertise all help Yokogawa customers transform their businesses.

“Rapid industry changes, latest-edge technologies available to the market and worldwide sustainability initiatives such as COP21, IMO2020 and WBCSD are all making the business environment more complex,” said Kazuhiko Takeoka, Yokogawa chief executive in ASEAN Pacific and president and chief executive officer of Yokogawa China Co. “We see a convergence of the digital and physical worlds.”

Yokogawa’s OpreX brand enables the continuous creation of value underlying the Synaptic Business Automation concept and is comprised of OpreX Transformation, OpreX Control, OpreX Measurement, OpreX Execution and OpreX Lifecycle. Through OpreX, Yokogawa provides products, services and solutions that cover everything from business management to operations.

OpreX represents excellence in technology and solutions that Yokogawa cultivates through the co-creation of value with its customers.

Takeoka concluded: “In response to the United Nations’ call to achieve sustainable development goals by 2030, we are working to achieve net-zero emissions, transition to a circular economy and ensure the well-being of all by 2050 by helping to make the world a better place for future generations.”