Press Releases

Ansaldo STS - The Board of Directors Appointed Alberto de Benedictis as Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors and Set Up a Bid Committee Chief Financial Officer Resignation

Milan, 28th October 2016 --- The Board of Directors, today, appointed by majority Mr. Alberto de Benedictis Deputy Chairman of the Company’s Board of Directors replacing Ms. Katherine Mingay.

Mr. Alberto de Benedictis had been appointed as independent Director of the Company by the Shareholders’ meeting that was held on 13 May 2016. Mr. Alberto de Benedictis’ CV is available on the Company’s website www.ansaldo-sts.com.

Mr. Alberto de Benedictis does not hold financial instruments issued by the Company.

New Research Shows Co-Creation Is Transforming How Businesses Approach Innovation

London, October 19, 2016 --- Hitachi Europe (HEU) Ltd., a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501), today announced the results of a joint research project into the adoption of co-creation as a method of innovation. The research, conducted by Longitude Research on behalf of Hitachi, found that over half of respondents (57%) said that co-creation has transformed their company’s approach to innovation and a similar number (61%) said it is creating new commercial opportunities.

Hitachi Social Innovation Forum 2016 coming to London

London, October 13, 2016 --- Hitachi Europe Ltd., a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501), today announced that it is hosting the UK leg of its global series of Social Innovation Forums at Bankside Vaults, London (SE1 9UF), on Wednesday 19th October 2016. The Forum will demonstrate how businesses can take advantage of the many new opportunities being created though Social Innovation in the IoT (Internet of Things) era.

ANSALDO STS awarded two contracts for signalling in Italy

Genoa, Italy, October 11, 2016 --- Ansaldo STS has been awarded two contracts for a total value of EURO 74.8 million related to the signalling of the DD Rome – Florence route of the AC/AV Turin – Milan – Naples line

The scope of work of Ansaldo STS, in the contracts awarded by RFI (Italian Railway Network), is related to the design and construction of the Ground Subsystem ERTMS/ETCS Level 2, of the ACC-M, and of the complementary and accessory technological upgrade operations for the DD Rome – Florence route of the AC/AV Turin – Milan – Naples line.

Notification of Completion of Procedures for the Change of Subsidiary (Transfer of Shares)

Tokyo, Japan, October 3, 2016 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501; “Hitachi”) today announced the completion of the transfer of a part of common stocks of Hitachi Capital Corporation (President & CEO: Seiji Kawabe, “Hitachi Capital”) owned by Hitachi to Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (President &Group CEO: Nobuyuki Hirano) and Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance Co., Ltd.(President & CEO: Tadashi Shiraishi) as announced on May 13 and July 22, 2016*1,2.

Hitachi Starts Providing “Walk-Through Type Explosives Trace Detection System” to Detect the Presence of Explosives in 3 Seconds

Tokyo, September 29, 2016 – Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501; “Hitachi”) today announced that it will begin providing “walk-through type explosives trace detection system” for critical infrastructure facilities such as power plants and data centers from this October. The system detects explosives in 3 seconds by efficiently collecting the fine particles attached on ID cards and analyzing them with built-in devices. It can screen a maximum of 1,200 individuals per hour without disrupting people flow.

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