Tokyo, April 27, 2009 – Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE:HIT / TSE:6501) today announced that it has decided to merge wholly-owned subsidiary Hitachi Communication Technologies, Ltd. on July 1, 2009.
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London, April 8, 2009 – Hitachi Consulting, the global business and IT consulting company of Hitachi Ltd., today announced that it has acquired Edenbrook Ltd., a United Kingdom-based IT consulting firm which specialises in delivering Microsoft and Oracle solutions. Edenbrook's client base includes Virgin Media, easyjet, BUPA, Lloyds TSB and Whitbread.
Sagem Sécurité (SAFRAN group), the world leader in biometrics, is partnering with Hitachi, an engineering and information technology giant, to develop a multimode biometric recognition module. Developed and produced by Sagem Sécurité, this module will combine the best of Hitachi's vein imaging technology (VeinID) and Sagem Sécurité's fingerprint identification technology (Morpho).
LONDON, 23 MARCH 2009 – Hitachi Europe Rail Group today announced that the first Class 465 unit with Hitachi traction technology have been handed back to Southeastern on schedule and this prototype unit will start revenue service today.
Tokyo, March 16, 2009 – Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE:HIT/TSE:6501) today announced the following executive changes in accordance with a resolution passed by a meeting of the Board of Directors held today. The appointments take effect on April 1, 2009.
Tokyo, March 16, 2009 – Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE:HIT / TSE:6501) today announced that the Board of Directors decided not to pay the year-end dividend for fiscal 2008 (record date: March 31, 2009) taking into account Hitachi':s business forecast, etc.
Tokyo, March 16, 2009 – Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE:HIT/TSE:6501) today announced the change of Chairman and President in accordance with a resolution passed by a meeting of the Board of Directors held today.
Tokyo, March 16, 2009 – Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE:HIT / TSE:6501) is actively examining and rigorously implementing structural reforms on a Group-wide basis to respond to a rapidly changing operating environment, to quickly turn around its performance and improve profitability, and to spur future growth.
Tokyo, February 24, 2009 – The Centre for Process Innovation Ltd. (“CPI”), Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE:HIT / TSE:6501, “Hitachi”) and Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation (TSE:8036, “Hitachi High-Technologies”) have agreed to begin a joint evaluation aimed at developing applications for direct methanol fuel cells (DMFCs) and creating a viable business in the U.K.
LONDON, 12 FEBRUARY 2009 – Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE: HIT / TSE: 6501, “Hitachi”) today announced plans for the establishment of a rolling stock assembly and manufacturing facility in the UK1, following the announcement that Agility Trains, of which Hitachi is the main shareholder, has been selected as preferred bidder to supply new rolling stock for the Intercity Express Programme.