Hitachi Launches the Work Progress Visualization Support System and the Work Improvement Support System in High-Mix Low-Volume Manufacturing Plants as Solution Cores for the IoT Platform “Lumada”

Tokyo, May 31, 2017 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501, “Hitachi”) today announced that the company will launch the progress and operation monitoring system and the work improvement support system, which supports the early improvement of high-priority bottleneck work, which visualizes the work progress at manufacturing sites on a real-time basis using IoT*1, starting from July 2017. These systems are solution cores for the IoT platform “Lumada” for industrial fields, and enable reduction in production lead time in a high-mix low-volume manufacturing plants.