Press Releases 2010

Hitachi announce trio of compact TFT displays

Maidenhead, UK. Hitachi Display Products Group (DPG) have announced a trio of compact, high performance TFT LCD modules ideally suitable for portable and hand-held applications. The recently introduced 2.4", 3.5" and 4.3" TFT display modules affirm Hitachi's ongoing commitment to providing a comprehensive portfolio of high performance TFT display modules with screen sizes from 2.4" to 21.3".


LONDON, 17 September 2010 – Southeastern, Hitachi Rail Europe and High Speed 1 Ltd (HS1) were last night celebrating after being recognised at the National Rail Awards for the early introduction of the UK's first domestic high speed train service. Winning the Project of the Year award, the High Speed ‘preview’ service brought high speed to the UK six months early.

Hitachi Consulting UK Enables United Kingdom Accreditation Service to Help Drive Business Efficiencies and Service Delivery

LONDON, UK – 2 August 2010 – Hitachi Consulting UK today announced that it is helping the United Kingdom Accreditation Service Ltd. (UKAS) to overhaul its current internal system and processes by implementing a new software solution, run on a Microsoft Dynamics® AX platform, to support operational requirements around the accreditation process and specific back-office finance and human resource management functions.

Hitachi Consulting UK Commissions Students from Chelsea College of Art & Design to Provide Artwork for New London Offices

LONDON, UK – 2 August 2010 – Hitachi Consulting UK today announced that it has commissioned students from Chelsea College of Art & Design, University of the Arts London, to provide artwork for its new offices at More London Riverside in London. This is the fourth year Hitachi Consulting has supported the programme, which is open to second-year students completing the BA in Fine Art course at Chelsea.

Hitachi Consulting UK Enables Innovation Group to Transform Global Claims Administrators' Business

LONDON – 28 June 2010 – Hitachi Consulting UK today announced that it is helping the Innovation Group to transform its global claims administrators' business by consolidating legacy financial systems into a new corporate ledger application. The new application will run on a Microsoft Dynamics® AX platform and integrate with Innovation Group's latest insurance software, “Insurer”.

Hitachi Consulting UK and AMTEC Project Team Receives Military Commendations in Recognition of Outstanding Work with RAF Air Command and Future Brize Programme

LONDON, UK – 15 June 2010 – Hitachi Consulting UK (HCUK) today announced that the success of the project team working with Royal Air Force (RAF) Air Command and the Future Brize programme has led to military commendations announced at the same time as HM The Queen's 2010 Birthday Honours List. The individual Commendations by the Air Officer Commanding Number 2 Group were awarded to three HCUK/AMTEC individuals working on the programme team, with certificates awarded by Air Commodore Paul N Oborn CBE RAF, Programme Future Brize Director.

Hitachi Consulting UK Wins Met Office Contract

LONDON – 24 May 2010 – Hitachi Consulting UK today announced that it has won a contract and commenced work with the Met Office. This undertaking supports the Met Office's current programme of change to rationalise and improve the cataloguing of products and services offered to Met Office's customers. Hitachi Consulting UK will oversee and implement a solution built on the Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 platform, resulting in an overall centralised system the aim of which is to improve business processes.

Hitachi Medical Systems UK sells its first 1.2 Tesla open architecture vertical highfield MRI system to Mayday Hospital, Croydon

London, May 11 2010 – Mayday Hospital – Hitachi Medical systems UK has been awarded the contract for OASIS™ 1.2 Tesla high-field open MRI by InHealth MRI Centre at Mayday Hospital, Croydon – the only high performance system with a truly open architecture available in the UK. This unique product combines unrivalled patient comfort together with first class imaging comparable to that of a closed bore system.

Dalkia Outsources IT Services to Hitachi Consulting UK

London – 21 April 2010 – Hitachi Consulting UK today announced that Dalkia PLC in the UK has outsourced its core IT services to Hitachi Consulting following the sale of Dalkia's Technical Facilities Management business unit. The separation of Dalkia's existing business applications, such as Oracle EBusiness Suite, needed to be delivered against aggressive timelines. The initial phase was completed in just nine weeks.


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