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Hitachi Global Storage Technologies to Commence Preparation for an Initial Public Offering

Tokyo, Japan and San Jose, Calif., U.S., November 2, 2010 – Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE: HIT / TSE:6501, hereinafter Hitachi) and Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (hereinafter Hitachi GST), its wholly owned subsidiary, today announced that Hitachi GST has commenced preparation to make its initial public offering with a listing on the New York Stock Exchange or National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (Nasdaq) in cooperation with Hitachi.

Hitachi and Toyo Denki Seizo Agree on Strategic Alliance in Electrical Components for Rolling Stock in Overseas Markets

Tokyo, October 25, 2010 – Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE: HIT / TSE: 6501, “Hitachi”) and Toyo Denki Seizo K.K. (TSE: 6505, “Toyo Denki Seizo”) today announced that they have entered into an agreement on strategic alliance in electrical components for rolling stock in overseas markets. Hitachi and Toyo Denki Seizo aim to strengthen their global competitiveness and expand their business outreach through this strategic alliance.

Hitachi announce trio of compact TFT displays

Maidenhead, UK. Hitachi Display Products Group (DPG) have announced a trio of compact, high performance TFT LCD modules ideally suitable for portable and hand-held applications. The recently introduced 2.4", 3.5" and 4.3" TFT display modules affirm Hitachi's ongoing commitment to providing a comprehensive portfolio of high performance TFT display modules with screen sizes from 2.4" to 21.3".

Hitachi selected for Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2010

Tokyo, 22 September 2010 – Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE:HIT/TSE:6501, “Hitachi”) announced today that it was selected for the second consecutive year for the Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2010. Hitachi was among the 318 companies included by SAM (Sustainable Asset management), an investment group focused exclusively on Sustainability Investing, and Dow Jones Indexes for the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI) 2010 effective as of 17 September. Featured in both the DJSI World and DJSI Asia Pacific indexes, this is the second consecutive year Hitachi has been selected.


LONDON, 17 September 2010 – Southeastern, Hitachi Rail Europe and High Speed 1 Ltd (HS1) were last night celebrating after being recognised at the National Rail Awards for the early introduction of the UK's first domestic high speed train service. Winning the Project of the Year award, the High Speed ‘preview’ service brought high speed to the UK six months early.

South African engineers off to Japan courtesy of the Hitachi-DST Scholarship

Thursday, 16 September 2010 – Hitachi Power Africa and the South African Department of Science and Technology (DST) will today bid farewell to three electrical engineers from Eskom who are this year's recipients of the Hitachi-DST Scholarship Programme for South African Engineers at a reception to be held in Pretoria tonight.