Hitachi to Establish "Industrial Products Company" to Strengthen the Industrial Product Business

Tokyo, Japan, March 23, 2015 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501, “Hitachi”) today announced that on May 1, 2015, it will establish the Industrial Products Company as a new company integrating Hitachi’s industrial product business. The goal of establishing the new company is to increase competitiveness in the industrial product
business, including motors and Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS), and to expand business on a global scale. The Industrial Products Company will integrate the Power Systems Company’s industrial products such as medium and large motors, substation equipments with the Infrastructure Systems Company’s industrial products such as UPS, other power electronics products, pumps, compressors. In this way, Hitachi will increase product competitiveness and aim to be a top global company by strengthening the business base.