London, 27th April, 2017 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, “Hitachi”) today announced it has entered the elevator market in Europe with the acquisition of Temple Lifts Ltd. (“Temple”), the UK-based company which manages the sales, installation, maintenance and repair of lifts in the UK. Hitachi will expand its elevator business into the UK by using Temple’s sales channel, knowledge and existing high quality technology in lift maintenance, adding Hitachi’s highly efficient products.
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Tokyo, 26 April, 2017 --- Hitachi, Ltd. today announced that it has concluded an agreement with SAP to be a supplier for the SAP HANA® Enterprise Cloud. This agreement builds on Hitachi's long-standing strategic alliance with SAP. Under the terms of the agreement, Hitachi and oXya, a Hitachi Group company and a leading SAP-certified provider of cloud services, will deliver their support services to customers via SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud.
Tokyo, April 26, 2017 --- Hitachi, Ltd. today announced that undetermined terms have been determined as follows, with respect to the issuance of stock acquisition rights to Executive Officers and Corporate Officers as stock options as stock-based compensation, announced on April 6, 2017.
Tokyo, Japan, April 26, 2017 --- Hitachi, Ltd. today announced that it has executed a basic agreement (the "Basic Agreement") with HKE Holdings G.K. (Executor: William Janetschek, "HKE"), which is indirectly held and operated by a related investment fund whose equity interests are wholly owned by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. (Co-Chairman and Co-CEO: Henry R. Kravis, George R. Roberts; including affiliate companies and other related business entities, collectively referred to as "KKR") , and with HVJ Holdings Inc.
Tokyo, Japan, April 25, 2017 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501, “Hitachi”) and Accudyne Industries (CEO ： Charles Treadway; “Accudyne”) today announced that the two companies have entered into an agreement regarding Hitachi’s acquisition of Accudyne’s subsidiaries and certain related assets that manufacture and sell air compressors under the “Sullair” brand ( Sullair (President: John (Jack) Carlson)).
London, April 20, 2017 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501, “Hitachi”) and Hitachi Europe, Ltd. (“Hitachi Europe”) today announced the new London office of the Global Center for Social Innovation–Europe (CSI-Europe) in the city of London. This new dedicated research facility represents the second regional Hitachi R&D centre outside of Japan to offer Hitachi's collaborative creation process, NEXPERIENCE(1), for the development of innovative solutions together with business partners.
Tokyo, April 18, 2017 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, Hitachi) and Hirotsu Bio Science Inc. (HirotsuBio) today announced that they have entered an agreement to collaborate on research for the practical application of cancer screening using nematodes. The two companies will conduct collaborative research to realize the practical application of HirotsuBio’s “N-NOSE” cancer screening method using nematodes by automating the test process employing the new technology developed by Hitachi to automate the analysis of cancer tests using nematodes.
London, 13th April 2017 - Horizon Nuclear Power a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501), has today welcomed the formation of a joint venture between Exelon and The Japan Atomic Power Company which will support the company as it continues to progress its nuclear new build project at Wylfa Newydd. The joint venture – to be known as JExel Nuclear – brings together two companies with whom Horizon has already been working and will provide advisory services and operations and maintenance management services.
Tokyo, April 12, 2017 --- Hitachi Automotive Systems (China) Ltd., the regional management company of Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd. in the People’s Republic of China (China), today announced that the company will exhibit at the 17th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition (Shanghai Motor Show) to be held in Shanghai from Friday April 21st to Friday April 28th.
Tokyo, April 11, 2017 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, Hitachi) today announced the formation of Insights Laboratory - a new global research team focused on accelerating the delivery of innovative new solutions for Lumada, Hitachi’s IoT platform, using advanced analytics, artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities and NEXPERIENCE collaborative process. The Insights Laboratory team will focus on agile co-creation of digital solutions with customers and partners in every phase of the development cycle.