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National Instruments Japan Employees Safe and Facilities Undamaged
National Instruments Japan Employees Safe and Facilities Undamaged | National Instruments, NI, Nagoya, Osaka, Japan, earthquake, tsunami, prototype, tech, technology,

Texas Business reports:  An Austin tech firm has accounted for all employees in Japan in the wake of the March 11 9.0 earthquake that struck Japan as well as the ensuing tsunami.

National Instruments has accounted for all employees working in and traveling to Japan, and its offices in Japan were undamaged.

The NI offices in Nagoya and Osaka are fully functional, and the NI Tokyo office is largely operational, with some employees working remotely.

“We are all saddened by the destruction and loss of life as a result of the earthquake and the Pacific tsunami that struck Japan on March 11,” said NI chief executive James Truchard. “I would like to thank all of our employees in Japan for their strength and resilience and their continued support to our customers in the face of this crisis.”

NI and its employees are assisting in the recovery efforts.  NI made a contribution of $100,000 USD to the American Red Cross: Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami Fund.

 National Instruments designs, prototypes and deploys systems for measurement, automation and embedded applications. It sells to more 30,000 different companies worldwide. Headquarterd in Austin, NI has more than 5,000 employees and direct operations in more than 40 countries.