HOUSTON — May 16, 2022 (Yokogawa release) — Yokogawa Corporation of America recently expanded its service in industrial automation and digital transformation to clients in Louisiana with the opening of a technology center in Baton Rouge. A grand opening celebration will be held on Thursday, June 9, 2022.
The Baton Rouge technology center enables cost reductions and expedited project execution through the local availability of services. The new technology center supports factory acceptance testing (FAT), and systems and analytical systems integration (ASI) training. Additionally, Yokogawa’s investment in Louisiana will provide industrial customers with faster response times and direct contact with experienced systems engineers.
“Expanding our local capabilities for Louisiana customers will allow us to better co-innovate and support the digital transformation occurring across multiple industries, including energy, chemicals, water, and food & beverage,” said Kevin McMillen, president and chief executive officer, Yokogawa Corporation of America.
Yokogawa provides advanced solutions in the areas of measurement, control, and information to customers across a broad range of industries, including energy, chemicals, materials, pharmaceuticals, and food. Yokogawa addresses customer issues regarding the optimization of production, assets, and the supply chain with the effective application of digital technologies, enabling the transition to autonomous operations. Founded in Tokyo in 1915, Yokogawa continues to work toward a sustainable society through its 17,500 employees in a global network of 119 companies spanning 61 countries.