Published: 2016-11-18   Views: 863
Author: hasanuzzaman
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HITACHI LTD – A Complete Review | History & More

Hitachi Ltd – One of the famous companies in the world known for its presence in multiple fields of technology and components is a part of the DKB Group of Companies. Being a Japanese multinational conglomerate company and a parent company of Hitachi Group – Hitachi Ltd has its diversified presence in a lot of fields like Information & Technology, Electronic Systems & Equipments, Railways, Urban Systems, Digital Media, Construction of Machinery, Consumer goods etc. Hitachi is known worldwide for its excellence of work and high standard equipments which have been flourishing all over the world for over centuries now!

With its stock floating in stock exchanges of Tokyo, and being a part of the TOPIX Indices, Hitachi Company has come a long way into technological communication and innovation.

The prime products which Hitachi has been known for are the premium hard disks (now owned by Toshiba), Hitachi Air Conditioners and also the cloud storage provider named Backblaze.

The History of Hitachi over the time

Hitachi Ltd was founded by Namihei Odaira in the year 1910 in Ibaraki Prefecture. With its first product being 5 horse power electronic induction motor which was built as a means to use for copper mining in Japan, Hitachi Ltd soon went to register its name as the leader in electric power industry and especially in the electric motor segment.  Namihei Odaira

Hitachi Ltd initially was just an in-house start-up of Fusanosuke Kuhara’s like as ALSOFT company which progressively led into the making of its own company with its real name “HITACHI” with its head quarters in Tokyo in the year 1918. Hitachi is derived by an integration of two names ‘hi’ meaning sun and ‘tachi’ meaning rise. With its symbol being that of Japan’s national flag with an inspired logo design from the sun symbol!

Hitachi Ltd soon diverged into multiple branches and companies in different nations with its presence in America in the year 1959 and Europe in 1982. Hitachi Ltd had long been in terms of mergers with Mitsubishi heavy Industries which after a few on and offs was met in November 2012 over their thermal power generation business and started their operation together on February 2014.

Hitachi Products and Services

Hitachi Ltd has its presence over the world with a range of its products, energy resources, technological tools, military systems, construction tools, machinery and a range of defense systems. The Hitachi products have been a comprehensive build through its history and have earned huge fame in the field of technology and advancement. Hitachi companyHitachi has been powerful name in shaping up the construction and defense industry with its quality tools which are competitively advanced ALDictionary than most of the market tools. An illustrative list of the company’s products and services are provided below:

  • Automotives
    • Drive Control
    • Car automotive systems
    • Engines
    • Electric power train systems
  • Information Technology Devices
    • Batteries for gadgets, machines, cars etc
    • LCDs
    • Information Storing Media devices
    • Hard Disks ( now acquired by Toshiba)
  • Machinery goods
    • Hydraulic Excavators
    • Hydraulic cranes
    • Wheel Loader tools
    • Dump trucks
    • Forestry equipments
    • Mechanical cranes
  • Defense machinery, tools and trucks
    • Military cars and vehicles
    • Image processing system (Satellite)
    • Electric propulsion technology
    • Crisis management
    • Vetronics
    • Artillery support vehicle
  • Aircrafts and automotives
    • Hitachi Hatsukaze
  • Consumer products and tools
    • Air conditioners
    • Washing Machines
    • Televisions (Plasma and LCD)
    • LCD projectors
    • Disc drives
    • ATM Machines
    • Mainframe computers
    • Telecommunications equipments
    • Air conditioning tools and equipments
  • Materials and Components
    • Wires and cables
    • Steel
    • Magnetic tools for machines
    • Copper wires and tools
    • Circuit boards and switches
  • Infrastructure
    • Elevators
    • Escalators
    • Railway machinery
    • Railway vehicles
    • Railway systems
    • Industrial machines
    • Bridge and pant tools

Hitachi wiki has shown its presence in a lot of fields and is famous for some of its produce in the common market. The best of the products being the defense and railway machineries! The common goods famous with the consumers worldwide are Air conditioners, refrigerators, hard disks (which are sold by Toshiba now), batteries, LCD projectors, Televisions and Car equipments.

Hitachi Ltd – Its subsidiary & parts

With time Hitachi Ltd has become a global company with its operations all around the world. With a network of mergers and acquisitions, sale and take over, branches and subsidiaries, Hitachi Ltd is a big name and now you can find Hitachi company wiki at Wikipedia Website.

Hitachi Electronics: Manufactures some electronic products like TVs, Cameras, recorders, projectors, etc

Hitachi Defense Systems Company: Manufactures and assembles the defense machinery and is one of the top companies. With machines like Mine clearance vehicle, Artillery support vehicle, Satellite image processing systems and even tanks and tools, it has been one of the best defense machinery companies.

Hitachi Rail: Hitachi Rail is one of the famous units for its advanced technology and classy designs. The manufacture of A-Train which was a friction stir welded aluminum body construction was the most popular computer train programmed by Hitachi termed as the new innovation too. Hitachi Rail produces high speed train run on electricity which is a part of Japan’s development and is also operating in UK.  It also manufactures metros, Tokyo metro, Fukuoka Subway as well as Hitachi Monorail.

Hitachi review Systems: One of the widely known data storage and cloud management companies for data compliance, hardware and software requirements, management of digital data, content platform etc. Hitachi data system is a wholly own subsidiary of Hitachi!

Hitachi Metals: Hitachi Metals is the leader in providing aerospace tools and aircraft components. It manufactures aircraft engines, gears, fuselage components, electronic components for aircraft and tools for the aircrafts. The division is dedicated to aviation tools and machinery and also for the cars and trucks components of metals.

Hitachi Plants: handles the infrastructure services and designs, develops and manufactures industrial infrastructure systems, energy automotives,  water and power plant automotives, mechanical tools etc for the global market.

Hitachi Consulting: The consulting firm established in the year 2000 is now a big company with its headquarters in Dallas, Texas and presence over America, Japan, UK, Netherlands, India, Spain, Germany, china etc. You can also provide Hitachi company review at the end of this page.

 

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