Press Releases 2014

Hitachi to Promote Cooperation with Veolia Water Technologies, the World Leader in Water Treatment, on Overseas Water Infrastructure Projects

Tokyo, Japan, June 11, 2014 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, 'Hitachi') today announced that it has reached an agreement and completed a memorandum with Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies SA ('Veolia Water Technologies') to promote cooperation on water infrastructure projects. Based on this agreement, Hitachi will participate in water infrastructure projects that are expected to be in increasing demand, mainly in emerging countries, thereby further accelerating the global rollout of its water environment solutions business.

Planet Cash: Europe's first biometric ATM shared network launched in Poland based on successful collaboration between ITCARD and Hitachi

ITCARD S.A. – one of the leading providers of banking services in Poland announces the launch of the first biometric ATM shared network in Europe, called Planet Cash. By the end of this year the company will have implemented a network of around 2000 biometric ATMs using Finger Vein technology. This innovative biometric solution has been provided by a leading technology company – Hitachi Europe Ltd. a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501).

Hitachi Consulting Acquires Specialist Information Management and Business Intelligence Consulting Firm - Information Management Group (IMGROUP)

London, UK - Hitachi Consulting, the global management consulting and IT services business of Hitachi Ltd., today announced that it has acquired IMGROUP, a specialist UK-based provider of Information Management and Business Intelligence solutions. The acquisition will increase Hitachi Consulting’s capability to deliver measurable, sustainable business results for clients in the areas of decision making, asset optimization, risk management and customer experience.

Hitachi-Omron Terminal Solutions publishes whitepaper on the role of recycling technology in retail back office

Tokyo, April 25th, 2014 – Hitachi-Omron Terminal Solutions, Corp. (Hitachi-Omron Terminal Solutions), a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, “Hitachi”) has today announced it has published a whitepaper on the role and benefits of banknote recycling technology to major retailers. Hitachi-Omron Terminal Solutions urges retailers with a heavy flow of cash to review the potential of automated recycling technology.

Financial Close for East Coast Fleet Successfully Concludes Finance for Intercity Express Programme

London and Tokyo, April 16, 2014 – Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, “Hitachi”) today announced that the British Department for Transport and Agility Trains (with its main shareholders Hitachi and John Laing) have reached financial close for the fleet of Class 800 series trains set to run on the East Coast Main Line as part of the Intercity Express Programme (IEP).

Hitachi Establishes European Nuclear Research Centre

Tokyo, April 10, 2014 – Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501) today announced that it will establish a new R&D base in the UK - the European Nuclear Research Centre (ENRC) - by the end of September 2014. The Centre will have the aim of facilitating the development of safe and efficient nuclear power technologies based on advanced plant maintenance technology and proven decommissioning techniques in Europe, as part of Hitachi’s plan to expand its overseas nuclear power business.

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