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HOYA and Hitachi Announce Long Term Technical Collaboration and Supply Agreement Related to Endoscopic Ultrasound Systems
Jul 06, 2020 16:39 JST
HOYA Corporation and Hitachi, Ltd. announced a five-year contract regarding Endoscopic Ultrasound Systems [EUS] by which, i) the parties will strengthen technical collaboration, and ii) Hitachi will continue supplying diagnostic ultrasound systems and ultrasound sensor-related parts used in EUS.
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Hitachi and Microsoft Form a Strategic Alliance to Advance Next-generation Digital Solutions for Manufacturing and Logistics across Southeast Asia, North America and Japan
Jun 26, 2020 13:00 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. and Microsoft Corp. today announced a multiyear strategic alliance to accelerate the digital transformation of the manufacturing and logistics industries across Southeast Asia, North America and Japan.
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SDK Subsidiary, Hitachi Chemical Changes Name
Jun 23, 2020 15:00 JST
Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004) announces that Hitachi Chemical Company, Ltd. (Hitachi Chemical), a consolidated subsidiary of SDK, has resolved at the annual general shareholders' meeting held on June 23, 2020 to change its firm name into Showa Denko Materials Co., Ltd. on October 1, 2020.
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Hitachi: Establishment of and Participation in the ESG Disclosure Study Group Comprised of 19 Companies in the Private Sector
Jun 11, 2020 12:50 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. has announced that it will take part in the ESG Disclosure Study Group ( a general incorporation association; "the Study Group") which is planned to be established in late June 2020.
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Hitachi Provides a Free Cloud Service for 3D Procedure Manuals Using Hitachi's Assembly Navigation System
Jun 08, 2020 08:00 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) has announced that the company will provide a free cloud service for 3D procedure manuals using Hitachi's assembly navigation system to support the manufacturing of ventilators(1), which are essential during the spread of novel coronavirus.
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Hitachi Announces Change in the Effective Date for Company Split and Closing Date of Share Transfer
May 28, 2020 18:18 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. announced in the press release issued on December 18, 2019 that it has decided to execute an absorption-type split involving the diagnostic imaging-related business, currently undertaken by Hitachi and its consolidated subsidiaries and affiliate companies.
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Hitachi Awarded Contract to Supply, Install 300 Lifts at HDB Blocks in Singapore
May 19, 2020 10:57 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. today announced that Hitachi Elevator Asia Pte. Ltd. has been awarded the 28th term contract for the supply and installation of lifts by the Housing & Development Board (HDB) of the Republic of Singapore.
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Hitachi to Provide $1 Million in Loans through Kiva to Businesses in Need around the Globe, Affected by the Spread of the COVID-19
May 18, 2020 12:24 JST
Hitachi is a first major contributor to Kiva's Global COVID-19 fund, a new program that will allow Kiva to fund the communities that have been hit hardest by this crisis.
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Hitachi's First Proton Therapy System in Europe Opens at Clinica Universidad de Navarra in Spain
May 08, 2020 09:22 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. has announced that Hitachi has provided its advanced proton therapy system to Clinica Universidad de Navarra (Madrid, Spain) and the treatment started on April 17, 2020.
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Hitachi's Actions for the Prevention of the Spread of COVID-19
Apr 22, 2020 17:24 JST
As the impact of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to grow, the Hitachi Group is taking steps to prevent the spread of the outbreak, placing top priority on the health and safety of its employees and their families worldwide, as well as its stakeholders, customers and partners.
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Hitachi Automotive Systems Acquires German Automotive Device Software Developer seneos GmbH
Apr 16, 2020 18:36 JST
Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., today announced that the company completed the acquisition of all shares of seneos GmbH (seneos) on April 15, 2020.
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Hitachi to Accelerate Global Expansion of Lumada Business Gaining SaaS-based AI and Data Analytics Businesses in Asia
Apr 10, 2020 16:20 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. today announced that it has signed an agreement with Fusionex International Plc (Fusionex), a Big Data and AI technology market leader in the Asian region, providing AI and data analytics services, and has acquired the successor company of digital business under the "Fusionex" brand, as a wholly-owned subsidiary (the new company) on April 1, 2020.
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Hitachi Announces Establishment of Hitachi Industrial Holdings Americas, Inc. to Strengthen the Industry Business in North America
Apr 01, 2020 16:17 JST
Hitachi Industrial Holdings Americas will operate under Hitachi's Industry sector and undertake integrated business operations in North America.
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Hitachi Announces Selection of Director Candidates Aimed at Strengthening Global Expansion of Digital Business
Mar 30, 2020 17:01 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. today announced that director candidates to be proposed at its annual general meeting of shareholders in 2020, in accordance with a resolution at a meeting of Nominating Committee that convened today.
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Hitachi to Establish "Lumada Data Science Lab." Bringing Together Top Data Scientists
Mar 30, 2020 16:39 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501) today announced that on April 1, it will establish the "Lumada Data Science Lab. within the Kyoso-no-Mori(2) facilities at the Central Research Laboratory.
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Hitachi's Pentaho and Cloudera Enterprise Data Hub adopted for TSE's New Data Platform
Mar 12, 2020 17:54 JST
The Platform standardizes data management across the Japan Exchange Group, and the basis for streamlining back-office operations such as form creation and transaction fee calculation, and expanding the information business.
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Hitachi: Energy-Saving, Low Environmental Impact Seawater Desalination System Starts its Demonstration Operation in Republic of South Africa
Mar 04, 2020 10:01 JST
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) and Hitachi, Ltd. are engaged in a demonstration project for a seawater desalination and water reuse integrated system in the eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality, known as City of Durban, Republic of South Africa, and have recently started demonstration operation of the system at the demonstration site of a waste water treatment plant in the eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality.
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Hitachi and Chulalongkorn University Agree on a Cooperative Relationship for Social Innovation in Thailand
Feb 27, 2020 08:44 JST
Hitachi, Ltd., Hitachi Asia Ltd., and Hitachi Asia (Thailand) Co., Ltd. today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Chulalongkorn University to cooperate on defining the societal challenges that may affect Thailand's future society and to identify possible solutions to those challenges.
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Hitachi and VietCredit Start a Demonstration Experiment to Provide New Financial Services Using AI
Feb 10, 2020 15:16 JST
Hitachi, Ltd., Hitachi Asia (Vietnam) Co, Ltd., a local subsidiary of Hitachi in Vietnam, and VietCredit Finance Company, a consumer financial institute in Vietnam, today announced that the three companies have reached an agreement on the start of a demonstration experiment (the Demonstration) to provide new financial services using digital technology such as AI.
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Hitachi Plays a Part in Powering Good and Powering Thailand
Feb 10, 2020 13:47 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. and Hitachi Asia Ltd. showcases a range of smart solutions today at the Hitachi Social Innovation Forum 2020 BANGKOK, reflecting a continuous commitment in helping to address challenges for customers in Thailand.
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Hitachi Industrial Products Received "EN 15085 Certificate" for Welding of Railway Vehicles and Components
Jan 17, 2020 12:45 JST
Hitachi Industrial Products, Ltd. announced that Hitachi Industrial Products received safety standards: "EN 15085 certificate" for welding of railway vehicles and components by TUV Rheinland Japan, 3rd party inspector in Japan.
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Hitachi Completes Construction of H1 TOWER, One of World's Tallest Elevator Test Towers, at R&D and Manufacturing Facility in Guangzhou, China
Jan 17, 2020 08:33 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) has announced that Hitachi Elevator (China) Co., Ltd., a manufacturing, sales and service company for the elevators and escalators of Hitachi, which operates in the People's Republic of China (China), has today completed its construction of the H1 TOWER, one of the world's tallest (1) elevator test towers, in its research, development, and manufacturing facility in Guangzhou, China.
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Hitachi Joined WIPO GREEN as a Contributing Partner
Jan 17, 2020 08:07 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. has announced that Hitachi has joined WIPO GREEN as a contributing partner.
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Hitachi's Omika Works Recognized as an "Advanced 4th Industrial Revolution Lighthouse" by the World Economic Forum
Jan 10, 2020 19:12 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. has 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.
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Hitachi Automotive Systems Develops Stereo Camera Enabling Automatic Emergency Braking at Intersections
Dec 26, 2019 12:12 JST
Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd. today announced the development of a stereo camera that enables Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) at intersections relying on stereo camera alone by combining distant object detection with wide-angle view, and without millimeter-wave radar.
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Hitachi Rail STS Selected for the Modernization of France's Paris-Lyon High-Speed Line
Dec 20, 2019 17:14 JST
Hitachi Rail STS will continue to play a significant role in France's High Speed network now and into the future, following the award of a Euro 129.3 million contract by France's Railway Infrastructure Manager SNCF Reseau.
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Hitachi to Provide CNAO with Proton Therapy System
Dec 06, 2019 18:16 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. has entered into an agreement to provide Centro Nazionale di Adroterapia Oncologica (CNAO) with its proton therapy system.
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First Trenitalia Chooses Hitachi Rail to Build New Intercity Trains for Avanti West Coast
Dec 06, 2019 18:02 JST
First Trenitalia, whose new Avanti West Coast rail service starts on Sunday 8 December, has today awarded a contract worth more than GBP350m to Hitachi Rail to provide and maintain 23 new intercity trains (135 carriages), to be built at its County Durham factory.
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Hitachi: Power Grid Protection System Starts its Demonstration Operation in Poland
Dec 03, 2019 11:31 JST
The project was supported by the Ministry of State Assets of the Republic of Poland (formerly the Ministry of Energy). This important milestone achievement was commemorated with an opening ceremony held in Poland, on December 2.
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