Notice of Launch of Shareholder Benefit Program
January 30, 2013
|Company Name:||OMRON Corporation|
|Representative:||President & CEO
|Stock exchanges:||Tokyo and Osaka
Investor Relations Department
Tokyo, Japan - The Board of Directors of OMRON Corporation (TOKYO: 6645; ADR: OMRNY) today resolved to launch a shareholder benefit program, as outlined below:
Purpose of the Shareholder Benefit Program
The shareholder benefit program is being launched to commemorate the 80th anniversary of Omron's founding on May 10, 2013, to thank shareholders for their continuing support, enhance the attractiveness of investing in the Company's shares, and to increase the number of shareholders holding the Company's shares in the medium and long term.
Nature of Shareholder Benefits Program
- Eligible shareholders
All shareholders recorded in the shareholders' register as holding 100 shares (one unit) or more as of March 31 every year.
- Type of benefits
One of the following (i) or (ii)
- (i) Special discounts on Omron Healthcare devices
- Omron will offer shareholders special discounts on Omron Healthcare devices in accordance with the number of shares held. Shareholders can purchase the items in the shareholder gift catalog by postcard.
• Special discounts
- Shareholders holding 100 shares (one unit) or more: 2,000 yen discount
- Shareholders holding 300 shares (three units) or more: 6,000 yen discount
- (ii) Donation
- • Donations to "Japan Sun Industries," a welfare organization for people with physical disabilities (see note below)
- Shareholders holding 100 shares (one unit) or more: 2,000 yen donation
- Shareholders holding 300 shares (three units) or more: 6,000 yen donation
- Delivery of benefits
Omron plans to send out benefit details to shareholders after Ordinary General Shareholders' meetings in June every year.
- Eligible shareholders
Time of IntroductionThe program will be introduced for shareholders recorded in the shareholders' register as of March 31, 2013.
Japan Sun Industries (President: Taro Nakamura), is a social welfare organization that has set up a number of residential and work facilities for people with disabilities. Based in Oita Prefecture, the organization also has branches in Aichi Prefecture and Kyoto Prefecture. Ever since it's founding in 1965 it has worked under the motto of "not charity, but a chance" to provide workplaces for people with disabilities. Through alliances with several companies including Omron, Japan Sun Industries, has jointly established a number of companies with modern factories. In collaboration with Japan Sun Industries, Omron established OMRON Taiyo Co., Ltd. (President & CEO: Yuichi Watanabe), Japan's first factory designed for workers with disabilities, in Beppu City, Oita Prefecture in 1972. This was followed by the establishment of OMRON Kyoto Taiyo Co., Ltd. (President & CEO: Seiichi Kajiwara) in Kyoto in 1985.
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