Now includes public introductory courses.

Omron Industrial Automation is expanding its eLearning education portal ( to include 10 introductory courses in eight different languages-available to all visitors.

As a leader in industrial automation technology, Omron Industrial Automation is focused on sharing its vast knowledge in control and sensing technology with the public, including students, engineers, and plant managers who want to learn more about automating their existing machines or processes.

Omron’s eLearning portal features 10 introductory courses on types, functions and general knowledge of factory automation equipment. Online training materials are available for users to study at their own pace. Current course topics include:
  • Introduction to Factory Automation

  • General Purpose Relays

  • Photoelectric Sensors

  • Proximity Sensors

  • Fiber Optic Sensors

  • Power Supplies

  • Temperature Controllers
Omron is currently offering these introductory eLearning courses in eight different languages, including Japanese, English, Portuguese, Vietnamese, Thai, Indonesian, Spanish and French. Additional languages will be released in 2012, which will include Korean, Chinese, Italian, German, Russian and Turkish.