Hitachi to Restructure Power Plant, Transportation System and Industrial Plant Construction Businesses Through Company Split

Tokyo, June 28, 2013 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501 / “Hitachi”) today announced that it has decided to transfer its construction business for power plant, transportation system and industrial plant and integrate them in Hitachi Plant Engineering & Services, Ltd. (“Hitachi Plant Engineering & Services”), a wholly owned subsidiary on October 1, 2013. The purpose of this restructuring is to strengthen and expand the infrastructure systems business. Hitachi will use a company split to transfer its construction and construction engineering business for power plants, transportation systems and industrial plants as well as design, manufacturing and construction business for dust collection systems to Hitachi Plant Engineering & Services. In conjunction with this restructuring, Hitachi Plant Engineering & Services will be renamed Hitachi Plant Construction, Ltd. (tentative name). Certain disclosures and details have been omitted as this transaction is the company split transferring businesses from Hitachi to its wholly owned subsidiary.