Hitachi’s Omika Works named “Advanced 4th Industrial Revolution Lighthouse” by the World Economic ForumSelect category Manufacturing
Hitachi's Omika Works Recognized as an “Advanced 4th Industrial Revolution Lighthouse” by the World Economic Forum
Tokyo, January 10, 2020 – Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, “Hitachi”) today announced that the Omika Works, which manufactures information control systems for social infrastructure systems and industries, was recognized by the World Economic Forum (“WEF”) as a Lighthouse advanced factory.
The Omika Works is a factory showcasing Hitachi’s Lumada(1) solutions which combines OT(2), IT and products. It has been solving issues and creating new businesses by mobilizing its technologies and expertise in a variety of fields leading to total optimization and sophistication in the entire value chain which were recognized by WEF. The Omika Works is the first factory of a Japanese company to be recognized as a manufacturing Lighthouse. There will be sessions for Lighthouse at the WEF Annual Meeting (the Davos Conference) to be held in Davos, Switzerland, from January 21 to January 24, 2020.