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National Association of Business Resources recognizes Omron Automation and Safety

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Omron wins recognition as a Best and Brightest Elite winner.

SCHAUMBURG, IL—The National Association for Business Resources (NABR) recently recognized Omron Automation and Safety as an Elite Winner for Strategic Company Performance during the association’s annual Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For luncheon in Chicago, IL.

The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For is a program of the NABR that provides the business community with the opportunity to gain recognition, showcase their best practices and demonstrate why they are an ideal place for employees to work. This national program celebrates those companies that are making better business, creating richer lives and building a stronger community as a whole. There are numerous regional celebrations throughout the country.

Headquartered in Kyoto, Japan, OMRON Corporation is a multi-billion-dollar, diversified company with business units producing industrial automation products, electronic components, healthcare equipment and ticketing systems. Omron Automation and Safety is a global leader providing complete automation solutions for industrial applications, with its Pan-American headquarters located in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, USA.

The NABR’s Elite Chicago award winners are honored in one of 12 different categories for best practices in human resource programs. Winners are selected based on unbiased, quantitative data and statistical analysis.


“This is the fourth consecutive year in which Omron Automation and Safety was recognized as one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in Chicago, and the second consecutive year we were recognized as an Elite Winner,” says Omron Automation and Safety chief executive officer Nigel Blakeway. “This recognition demonstrates our sincere commitment to progressive leadership practices that foster a culture where people want to work, and where employees can truly thrive.”

The Elite award for Strategic Performance recognizes the level to which Human Resources is actively engaged with the Executive Team in setting overall business strategy.

The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For is presented annually in Atlanta, Detroit, Chicago, Grand Rapids, Houston, Milwaukee, San Francisco and nationally. More information is available at

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