About Hitachi in Europe

Hitachi Group's operations in Europe employ about 17,000 people in total. Taken together, these operations represent around 11% of Hitachi Group's global net sales.

Hitachi Europe Ltd.

Hitachi Europe Ltd employs around 400 people in 10 countries across Europe, Africa and the Middle East. We have 8 main business areas:

  • Power systems
  • Security systems
  • Particle beam therapy systems
  • Power device
  • Industrial components and equipment
  • Industrial products
  • Digital media and consumer products
  • Air compressors

Our head office is in Maidenhead, UK, and we also operate research and development laboratories in London, Cambridge, Manchester, Copenhagen, Munich, Paris, and Sophia-Antipolis.

Facts and Figures

  • Founded: 1982
  • Number of employees: around 400


*All figures refer to fiscal year 2018, ended March 31, 2019

Hitachi Group Companies in Europe

Hitachi Group in Europe comprises the European operations of Hitachi Group, the global technology firm. In fiscal 2018 (ended March 31, 2019) consolidated revenue totaled 1,018.5 billion yen, 11% of total consolidated revenue of Hitachi group. With 129 legal entities and approximately 17,000 employees, Hitachi group in Europe is expanding its already significant presence in 5 sectors: IT, Energy, Industry, Mobility and Smart Life. The following listed subsidiaries also form a significant part of Hitachi group’s business in Europe: Hitachi High-Technologies, Hitachi Construction Machinery, Hitachi Metals, and Hitachi Chemical. Hitachi in Europe is committed to improving society through the development of technology.

Facts and Figures (Consolidated Results)

  • Net sales: ¥1,018.5 billion, 11% of total net sales
  • Number of group companies: 129
  • Number of employees: approximately 17,000


* All figures refer to fiscal year 2018, ended March 31, 2019