Omron Corp (6645.T)
16 Mar 2018
Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)
Oct 31 (Reuters) - Omron Corp <6645.T>:Says it repurchased 243,200 shares for 1.4 billion yen in total, in October .Says this was part of the share repurchase plan announced on July 27.Says it accumulatively repurchased 657,100 shares for 3.71 billion yen in total as of Oct. 31 . Full Article
Oct 26 (Reuters) - Omron Corp <6645.T>:Says Rating and Investment Information, Inc. (R&I) affirmed the company's rating at "AA-" -R&I.Says rating outlook stable -R&I. Full Article
Aug 29 (Reuters) - Nikkei::Omron will acquire U.S. peer Microscan Systems for roughly 17 billion yen ($156 million) - Nikkei .Omron aims to purchase by early October all of Microscan from british parent Spectris - Nikkei. Full Article
Omron Corp <6645.T> : Omron Healthcare, a medical equipment subsidiary of omron will invest $25 million in U.S. Medical device venture alivecor - Nikkei . Omron will use its network to expand sales of alivecor products in europe and elewhere - Nikkei .Equity stake Omron Healthcare will gain was not disclosed, but it is unlikely to exceed 30 percent - Nikkei. Full Article
Companies across eastern Europe are ramping up investment in factory automation to cope with a labour shortage that started after the 2008 financial crisis and after curbs on worker flows to richer parts of the European Union were lifted in 2011.