Yokogawa, Murata partnership to develop ISA100 Wireless communication modules

The ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute recently announced that Yokogawa Electric Corporation and Murata Manufacturing have entered into an agreement in which Murata will develop communication modules for ISA100 Wireless field wireless devices.

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, Nov. 11, 2014 -- The ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute (WCI) recently announced that Yokogawa Electric Corporation, a Japanese electrical engineering and software company, and Murata Manufacturing Co., a Japanese manufacturer of electronic components, have entered into an agreement in which Murata will develop communication modules for ISA100 Wireless field wireless devices.

Murata is a global specialist in the design, manufacture and sale of ceramic-based passive electronic components and solutions, communication modules and power supply modules. In a demonstration of support for ISA100 Wireless technology, Murata recently joined the ISA100 WCI as a technical member.

Murata will develop ISA100 Wireless communication modules by licensing the technology from Yokogawa. This arrangement enables Murata to expand its communication products business to industrial wireless devices for use in manufacturing sites around the globe. This partnership supports Yokogawa's strategy to broaden adoption of its field wireless systems based on the ISA100 Wireless standard.

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About Murata


Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. is a global specialist in the design, manufacture and sale of ceramic-based passive electronic components & solutions, communication modules and power supply modules. Murata is committed to the development of advanced electronic materials and leading edge, multi-functional, high-density modules. The company has employees and manufacturing facilities throughout the world. For more information, visit www.murata.com.

About Yokogawa

Yokogawa's global network of 86 companies spans 56 countries. Founded in 1915, the US $4 billion company conducts cutting-edge research and innovation. Yokogawa is engaged in the industrial automation and control (IA), test and measurement, 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, visit www.yokogawa.com.

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