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Hitachi Hosts "Hitachi Social Innovation Forum 2020 TOKYO ONLINE"
Sep 23, 2020 13:22 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. today announced that it will hold the "Hitachi Social Innovation Forum 2020 TOKYO ONLINE" from November 4 to 6 as a venue to seek out opportunities for Collaborative Creation with customers and partners, and work towards realizing a sustainable society through the Social Innovation Business.
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Hitachi ABB Power Grids Launches Open and Scalable Ecosystem for Digitalization of Transformers
Sep 23, 2020 09:38 JST
Hitachi ABB Power Grids is delighted to launch the TXpertTM Ecosystem for the digitalization of transformers.
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New Report from Hitachi ABB Power Grids Confirms North America's Sustainable Energy Future
Sep 17, 2020 15:48 JST
A new report from Hitachi ABB Power Grids, a global technology leader, confirms that the future of the North American energy industry is undeniably green.
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Hitachi to End Business Operations on the UK Nuclear Power Stations Construction Project
Sep 16, 2020 18:17 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. today announced that it will end business operations on the nuclear power plant construction project in the United Kingdom (Horizon Project), which was suspended in January 2019.
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Hitachi ABB Power Grids Expands Tropos Portfolio with Wireless Strategy for Industrial Communications
Sep 15, 2020 17:39 JST
Hitachi ABB Power Grids has introduced its new wireless communication solution with the launch of the next generation Tropos TRO600 portfolio.
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Hitachi: Advanced Driver Assistance ECU and High-Definition Map Position Unit Adopted in Nissan's New Model "Skyline"
Sep 08, 2020 16:24 JST
Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd. today announced that their advanced driver assistance ECU (Electronic Control Unit) and high-definition map position unit capable of automatic map updates via OTA (Over The Air)(1) has been adopted in Nissan Motor Corporation's new model "SKYLINE", which went on sale in September 2019, for the first time.
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Hitachi Automotive Electric Motor Systems--A New Company for Electric Vehicle Motor Business Established in USA
Sep 04, 2020 11:25 JST
Hitachi Automotive Electric motor Systems Ltd. newly established Hitachi Automotive Electric Motor Systems America, Inc. in Kentucky, USA, for the development, manufacture and sale of electric vehicle motors.
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Hitachi ABB Power Grids Wins Projects to Build Substations for Three New Wind Farms in Poland
Sep 03, 2020 15:34 JST
Hitachi ABB Power Grids has been awarded projects by French company, EDF Renewables, a global leader in renewable energy, to deliver three 110/20 kV power substations for three new wind power plants that it is building in Northern and Western Poland.
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Hitachi ABB Power Grids Innovates World-first Disaster Recovery Solution-based on Modular Mobile Substations
Sep 02, 2020 15:44 JST
Hitachi ABB Power Grids has pioneered a ground- breaking modular mobile substation solution which vastly reduces the time to restore power in the case of major disruptive events such as natural disasters.
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Hitachi Successfully Clinches Another Contract to Supply and Install 300 Lifts at HDB Blocks in Singapore
Sep 02, 2020 11:50 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) today announced that Hitachi Elevator Asia Pte. Ltd. (Hitachi Elevator Asia) has successfully clinched another large contract for the supply and installation of lifts from the Housing & Development Board (HDB) of the Republic of Singapore (Singapore).
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Honda to Commence the Tender Offer for Shares in Keihin, Showa and Nissin
Sep 01, 2020 16:52 JST
Honda confirmed that all of certain conditions precedent, including filing with and permits from competition authorities of relevant countries in connection with the Tender Offer, have been satisfied, and that the conditions to commence the Tender Offer have been fulfilled.
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Hitachi Constructs Japan's First Platform for Integrated Management of Cell and Tracing Information throughout the Value Chain for Regenerative Medicine Products through Collaborative Creation with Alfresa and Others
Aug 31, 2020 10:11 JST
Hitachi will start the practical operation of the platform in 2021 following an operational test and Alfresa will be one of the first users of the platform.
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Hitachi ABB Power Grids Awarded Three-year Contract by Gulf Cooperation Council Interconnection Authority for New RelCare Solution
Aug 26, 2020 16:08 JST
Hitachi ABB Power Grids has today launched a new relia- bility-based service solution, RelCare, which has been selected by Gulf Cooperation Council Interconnection Authority (GCCIA). GCCIA will become the first customer of the RelCare service.
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Hitachi ABB Power Grids Joins Effort to Protect Power Utilities from Cyber Threats
Aug 26, 2020 08:00 JST
Hitachi ABB Power Grids is joining with Fortress Information Security (Fortress) as a participant in its Asset to Vendor Network (A2V), which will enable the company to quickly and seamlessly share information about its cybersecurity preparedness with United States and Canada-based power utilities.
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Hitachi ABB Power Grids Partners with Zenobe Energy to Develop First of its Kind Traction Power Solution for UK Railways
Aug 25, 2020 16:29 JST
Hitachi ABB Power Grids Ltd. is partnering with Zenobe Energy Limited., a leading owner and operator of battery energy storage systems, to deliver a first of its kind system that converts power from batteries to energise the 25 kilovolt (kV) rail traction power system.
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World's First Smart Fossil-free Island Deploys Hitachi ABB Power Grids' Solution
Aug 25, 2020 09:07 JST
Hitachi ABB Power Grids has teamed up with Groupe Renault to give EV batteries a new lease of life and support the integration of renewable energy into the grid, as part of the 'Sustainable Porto Santo' initiative.
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Hitachi and Bombardier Awarded Contract to Supply 23 Very High-speed Frecciarossa Trains to Trenitalia for Operation by ILSA on Routes in Spain
Aug 12, 2020 16:56 JST
The contract value is around 800 million euro (US$943 million) in a partnership involving company participation of approximately 60 percent and 40 percent respectively.
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Hitachi Rail to Acquire Railway Technology Firm Perpetuum to Accelerate UK Digitization Strategy
Aug 12, 2020 16:33 JST
Hitachi Rail Ltd has announced today that it has agreed to acquire Perpetuum, a technology firm that is pioneering digital technology to optimise railway operations, offering improved efficiency, safety and quality of service.
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SDK to Record Operating/Non-operating Expenses for Acquisition of Hitachi Chemical's Shares, and Extraordinary Loss
Aug 06, 2020 15:00 JST
Showa Denko (SDK; TSE:4004) announces that it will record expenses of 21.6 billion yen, consisting of 4.3 billion yen operating expenses and 17.3 billion yen non-operating expenses, in the first half of 2020 with regard to its acquisition of shares in Hitachi Chemical Company, Ltd. (Hitachi Chemical). SDK will also record an extraordinary loss of 4.7 billion yen as it adjusts graphite electrode production capacity.
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Hitachi to Support for Researches on Infectious Diseases through The Hitachi Global Foundation
Jul 22, 2020 16:36 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501) announced today that it will donate 100 million yen to The Hitachi Global Foundation to support researches on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and other infectious diseases, and will also solicit donations from Hitachi executive officers and corporate officers (the executive positions next to Executive Officers) to the Hitachi Global Foundation.
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Hitachi ABB Power Grids Launches Game-changing EV Charging System for Large-scale e-Mobility
Jul 15, 2020 19:05 JST
The smart mobility solution enables operators to efficiently scale up their operations and is expected to contribute to sustainable society for millions living in urban areas.
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Hitachi Kicks Off "Hitachi Origin Story" Website
Jul 15, 2020 16:14 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501) announced today that it has kicked off the "Hitachi Origin Story" website, which describes the path of Hitachi's journey over the past 110 years.
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Hitachi ABB Power Grids India Wins INR 120 Crore Order for Indian Railways Electrification
Jul 10, 2020 08:07 JST
In an order worth INR 120 crore, Hitachi ABB Power Grids India will be delivering its transformers to the Government of India's electric locomotive manufacturer, Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW), for the production of 400 passenger and freight locomotive engines.
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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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