Belden enters long-term supply agreement with Yokogawa

Under a new agreement, Belden‘s Hirschmann brand Industrial Ethernet switches will be employed in Yokogawa’s global industrial application solutions that require reliable network performance.

Yokogawa will use Hirschmann Industrial Ethernet switches in their Vnet/IP high-speed control networks and provide maintenance services to facilitate the deployment of reliable control networks.

Plant control communication network in markets such as oil & gas, power transmission & distribution, pharmaceuticals and water/wastewater must endure harsh environments with extreme ambient temperatures and corrosive gasses.

"Yokogawa will offer Hirschmann Industrial Ethernet switches from Belden because our customers demand that their network solutions have been designed to the highest standards and tested in the toughest environments," said Satoru Kurosu, Director and Senior Vice President of Yokogawa Electric Corporation.

"They are the perfect choice to ensure the highest confidence in performance for long-term, stable control networks."

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