Omron Automotive Electronics, a global supplier of electronic components, was honored on May 15, 2000 with two awards of excellence for production from Mitsubishi Motor Manufacturing of America (MMMA).

Omron was one of only seven suppliers to achieve multiple awards -- both Omron Automotive Electronics, Inc. located in St. Charles, Ill. and Omron Dualtec Automotive Electronics, Inc., located in Oakville, Ontario received MMMA awards of excellence. This marks the second consecutive year Omron's St. Charles, Ill. plant received the honor.

Omron Automotive Electronics, Inc. produces automotive relays, flashers and remote keyless entry systems. Omron Dualtec Automotive Electronics, Inc. operates two divisions -- a Relay Division, producing plug-in and PCB relays, and a highly-automated Switch/ECU Division, producing power window and seat switch assemblies along with accessory switch assemblies and flashers.

Omron Automotive Electronics designs and manufactures a range of advanced electronic and electromechanical components for manufacturers around the world. As part of a $5.6 billion corporation with strengths in fuzzy logic, optics, sensors and the 3C's ... controls, components and computers, Omron Automotive Electronics integrates these technologies into its electronic control components to help automakers achieve greater safety, comfort and convenience for today's drivers. For additional information about Omron's products, visit the Omron Automotive Web site at .