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Hitachi Wins 600 EMU Train Cars for Intercity Express Service from the Taiwan Railways Administration
Jan 15, 2019 16:34 JST
Taiwan Hitachi Asia Pacific Co., Ltd., a local group company of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) in Taiwan (Hitachi), has been awarded today an order of approx. NT$ 44.3 billion (approx. 160 billion yen) for the supply of 600 Electric Multiple Unit (EMU) train cars (12 cars x 50 trainsets) for Intercity Express service from the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA), railway operator, and Bank of Taiwan, procurement agent of TRA.
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Hitachi Automotive Systems Develops Technology for On-board Stereo Cameras
Jan 08, 2019 13:29 JST
Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd. has developed a technology for its in-vehicle stereo cameras that enables highly accurate detection of small road surface irregularities while driving, including holes and small debris.
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Hitachi Automotive Systems Concludes Share Transfer Agreement with PTC2 Holdings
Dec 27, 2018 08:32 JST
Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd. has concluded a share transfer agreement with PTC2 Holdings Inc. a special-purpose company which is established by Polaris Capital Group Co., Ltd. to transfer all shares owned by Hitachi Automotive Systems in its wholly owned subsidiary, Hitachi Automotive Systems Measurement, Ltd., which engages in the energy station and plant construction businesses.
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Restructuring of Automotive Lithium-Ion Battery Business
Dec 26, 2018 08:05 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. had concluded an agreement with INCJ, Ltd. and Maxell Holdings, Ltd. to restructure the capital affiliation of Hitachi Vehicle Energy, Ltd. to form a joint-stock partnership structure with these companies, and had concluded both a basic agreement and share transfer agreement with them.
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Hitachi to Strengthen Energy Solutions Business with the Acquisition of ABB's Power Grids Business
Dec 18, 2018 07:25 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. has decided to acquire the world-leading power grids business from ABB Ltd and has signed an agreement with ABB.
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Hitachi to Transfer Shares in Hitachi Procurement Service to Infosys, Panasonic, and PASONA
Dec 14, 2018 13:10 JST
Hitachi, Ltd., Infosys Ltd., Panasonic Corporation, and Pasona Group Inc. announced that a contract was signed on December 14, 2018, regarding the transfer of part of the shares owned by Hitachi in Hitachi Procurement Service Co., Ltd. to Infosys, Panasonic, and Pasona Group's subsidiary PASONA Inc.
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Hitachi Automotive Systems to Transfer its Commercial Vehicle Steering Business to Knorr-Bremse
Dec 10, 2018 08:39 JST
Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd. has signed an agreement with Knorr-Bremse AG, the German global market leader for braking systems, to transfer Hitachi Automotive Systems' commercial vehicle steering business to Knorr-Bremse.
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Hitachi Launches "TWX-21 Source to Contract Service" a product of JAGGAER's S2C Application Suite and Hitachi's Installation Expertise
Dec 04, 2018 11:04 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. and JAGGAER announced that they signed a distribution agreement for JAGGAER's Source to Contract "S2C" Application Suite.
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International Standards Adopted by ITU-T to Address Soft Errors Affecting Telecommunication Equipment
Nov 23, 2018 08:01 JST
ITU-T, which is a United Nations specialized agency, approved standards about soft errors(1) affecting telecommunication equipment on November 13, 2018.
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MOU signed by Changhua County Government and Hitachi, Ltd. and Agreed to Use Changhua Port for Operation and Maintenance of Changhua Offshore Wind Farm
Nov 14, 2018 20:06 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. today announced that Hitachi and Changhua County Government, Taiwan (CHCG) have entered into a MOU for the purpose of smoothly carrying out the operation and maintenance (O&M) of an offshore wind farm to be constructed in Changhua County; both parties have agreed on the use of Changhua Port and its facilities and land.
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Suntory Beverage & Food and Hitachi Develop Production Planning System Utilizing AI through Collaborative Creation
Oct 31, 2018 16:14 JST
Suntory Beverage & Food Ltd. and Hitachi, Ltd. today announced that they developed the system that automatically creates optimal production plans utilizing AI through collaborative creation, and will put it into practical use as of January 2019.
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Hitachi: Demonstration Project in Germany, Large-Scale Hybrid Power Storage System Starting to Operate in November
Oct 31, 2018 11:17 JST
Having completed a large-scale hybrid power storage system in the City of Varel in Niedersachsen, NEDO, Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd., Hitachi Power Solutions Co., Ltd. and NGK Insulators, Ltd. are starting to operate the system from November 1, 2018.
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Hitachi to Increase Stake in Ansaldo STS
Oct 29, 2018 18:47 JST
The acquisition will be made through a private transaction with a total value of Eur 808 million and the relevant settlement is intended to take place within four trading days following the signing of the agreement, and therefore on 2 November 2018.
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Hitachi and SBI Enter into Joint Venture to Accelerate Digital Payments in India
Oct 29, 2018 15:00 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. announced that Hitachi Payment Services Pvt. Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary based in India of Hitachi, and State Bank of India (SBI) have signed a definitive agreement to enter into a joint venture for the establishment of a state-of-the-art card acceptance and future ready digital payments platform for India.
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Hitachi Announces Reorganization of Industrial Equipment Business through Company Split
Oct 26, 2018 08:55 JST
To proceed with the reorganization, Hitachi's Industrial Products Business Unit will be taken over by a company that will be established in the near future through an absorption-type split.
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Hitachi Appoints Partners to Support Wylfa Newydd
Oct 23, 2018 09:22 JST
Hitachi Nuclear Energy Europe, Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), today announced the appointment of three additional partners to support delivery of Wylfa Newydd - each one a significant UK employer.
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Demonstration of Hitachi ICT System verifies Efficiencies in Energy and Medical IT Operations at New Delhi AIIMS Hospital
Oct 22, 2018 06:45 JST
Under a demonstration project initiated in 2016, NEDO with its associate companies, Hitachi, Ltd., and Hitachi India Pvt. Ltd. have introduced energy-saving solar power generation equipment and an ICT system at a hospital operated by the AIIMS.
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Hitachi's Heavy Ion Beam Therapy System Starts Treatment at Osaka Heavy Ion Therapy Center
Oct 16, 2018 13:43 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. announced today that its heavy ion beam therapy system(1) has started treatment at Osaka Heavy Ion Therapy Center as of October 16. This marks the first operation of Hitachi's first heavy ion therapy system.
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Daikin and Hitachi Start Joint Demonstration Aiming to Digitalize Quality Control Know-How in Reaction Process of Chemical Manufacturing
Oct 12, 2018 14:00 JST
Daikin Industries, Ltd. (TSE: 6367) and Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) announced today, as of October 2018, that they will start a joint demonstration to digitalize quality control know-how in the reaction process of chemical manufacturing, especially in fluorochemicals, at Daikin Yodogawa Plant (Settsu, Osaka Prefecture), as the second step in their collaborative creation.
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Hitachi to Establish New Company to Foster Human Resource for the Global Rollout of the Social Innovation Business Using Digital Technologies
Oct 12, 2018 07:09 JST
The new company will be formed through a merger of Hitachi Institute of Management Development and Hitachi Information Academy Co., Ltd., with operations also being transferred from Hitachi Institute of Technology of Hitachi, Ltd.
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Hitachi Launches AI-Assisted Predictive Maintenance Service for Petrochemical Plants
Oct 04, 2018 11:29 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. has now started offering the predictive maintenance service for petrochemical plants.
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Hitachi Held Global Women's Summit 2018 to Promote the Activities of Female Employees
Oct 03, 2018 14:23 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. announced today that "Global Women's Summit 2018" was held in the Republic of Singapore on October 2.
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Hitachi Announces Merger of Hitachi Consumer Marketing and Hitachi Appliances to Handle Home Appliance and A/C Businesses
Oct 02, 2018 07:00 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. announced today that as of April 1, 2019, a new company will be established to provide solutions that offer richer lifestyles for customers.
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NEDO and Hitachi to Start Cloud-Based Advanced Energy Management System Demonstration Project in Slovenia
Sep 25, 2018 16:45 JST
NEDO and Hitachi, Ltd. will expand the Smart Community Demonstration Project being carried out jointly with ELES, d.o.o., Slovenia's state-owned electricity transmission system operator, and will start demonstration of a cloud-based Advanced Energy Management System (AEMS) for the first time from October 2018.
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Hitachi: Ansaldo STS Receives Contract for the Operation and Maintenance Services of Lines 3, 4, 5 & 6 of Riyadh Metro
Sep 18, 2018 17:02 JST
Ansaldo STS (STS.MI) has received a letter of award from ArRiyadh Development Authority (ADA) related to the operation and maintenance services contract of Lines 3, 4, 5 and 6 of Riyadh Metro.
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Hitachi Showcases IoT Platform "Lumada" and Digital Solutions to Solve Societal Challenges in Thailand
Sep 18, 2018 15:31 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) and Hitachi Asia Ltd. showcases a spectrum of smart innovations including IoT platform "Lumada" at the third Hitachi Social Innovation Forum 2018 BANGKOK, as part of its effort to create digital solutions for customers in Thailand.
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Hitachi Launches Lumada Center Southeast Asia
Sep 18, 2018 10:09 JST
Hitachi Ltd. (TSE: 6501) and Hitachi Asia Ltd. today announced the launch of "Lumada Center Southeast Asia" at Amata City Chonburi Industrial Estate in Chonburi, as part of its broader efforts to support the national push towards "Thailand 4.0".
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Hitachi's First Dedicated Compact Proton Therapy System to be Supplied to Tokushukai Medical Group
Sep 14, 2018 13:31 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) announced today that it has received an order for the compact proton therapy system from Tokushukai Medical Group, and the system will be installed at Shonan Kamakura Advanced Medical Center, which is planned to be built near Shonan Kamakura General Hospital. This is the first order for Hitachi's dedicated compact proton therapy system.
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FNM and Hitachi Rail Italy sign Framework Agreement for new High Capacity trains
Sep 14, 2018 08:03 JST
FNM S.p.A. and Hitachi Rail Italy S.p.A. today signed a Framework Agreement for the supply of High Capacity regional trains.
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