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Company Overview of Hitachi America, Ltd.

Company Overview

Hitachi America, Ltd., along with its subsidiaries, manufactures electronics, power and industrial equipment and services, automotive products, and consumer electronics. It provides consumer electronics, such as LED and LCD televisions and accessories, home audio and video products, and wall mounts; industrial components and equipment, including AC drives inverters, hoists, air conditioning and refrigeration components, industrial inkjet printers, amorphous transformers, industrial control systems and products, blowers, marking/coding products, compressors, and motors; industrial and infrastructure systems that include power semiconductors and micro devices, pumps, elevators and escalators, ...

50 Prospect Avenue

Tarrytown, NY 10591-4625

United States

Founded in 1959





Key Executives for Hitachi America, Ltd.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Chairman and Chief Executive of the Americas
Age: 55
Chief Executive of The Americas
Age: 68
Chief Executive Officer of Hitachi Power Systems America, Inc and President of Hitachi Power Systems America, Inc
Chief Executive Officer of Healthcare Group and President of Healthcare Group
Age: 58
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Hitachi America, Ltd. Key Developments

Hitachi, Ltd. and Hitachi America, Ltd. Announce the Establishment of the Energy Solutions Division

Hitachi, Ltd. and Hitachi America, Ltd. announced the establishment of the Energy Solutions Division. The new division will expand Hitachi's Energy Solutions Business in the North American market by providing comprehensive solutions to customers' energy challenges, from proposing, developing and financing to O&M. With this division, Hitachi will address the needs of the North American market, where a variety of advanced initiatives are already underway. It will expand Hitachi's Energy Solutions Business by providing solutions that utilize digital technology, integrating the OT it has built up over time in the electric power and energy sectors with advanced IT. The new division will be located within Hitachi America, Ltd., which serves at Hitachi, Ltd.'s regional headquarters in North America. The newly established "Energy Solutions Division" will be located close to customers to facilitate co-creation initiatives and the ability to work together to rapidly devise solutions to North America's energy challenges. Given its technologies and expertise, Hitachi is well positioned to provide solutions to the US and global energy markets. These solutions will involve microgrids, battery energy storage systems and grid stabilization systems. By strengthening its Energy Solutions Business in North America, Hitachi will continue to accelerate its Social Innovation Business and drive further growth in the US market.

Hitachi, Ltd. and Hitachi America, Ltd. Open New California Research Facility for Collaborative Creation in Social Innovation

Hitachi, Ltd. and Hitachi America, Ltd. announced the opening of a new dedicated research facility, the Global Center for Social Innovation - North America (CSI-North America), for collaborative creation with strategic partners in industry and academia. The new facility, located in the heart of Silicon Valley in Santa Clara, will serve as a dedicated research and collaboration center, and represents the first regional Hitachi R&D center outside of Japan to offer Hitachi’s collaborative creation process to business partners.

Hitachi America, Ltd. Introduces High-Performance Wireless Whole-Home Audio Speakers

Hitachi America, Ltd. announced the debut of three stylish new Wi-Fi enabled speakers powered by the AllPlay smart media platform, a wireless whole-home audio solution developed by Qualcomm. AllPlay is a complete hardware and software whole home audio platform that offers manufacturers and consumers a unified solution for local media and cloud based Wi-Fi streaming across iOS and Android platforms. Hitachi’s smart speakers offer seamless streaming of high-quality local and cloud-based audio content with the high performance and versatility of Wi-Fi at three affordable price points. Audio streaming music services such as Spotify, Rhapsody and others have committed to supporting speaker products powered by AllPlay this year. 2015 W Series Key Features: Hi-Fi Quality up to 192kHz and 24-bit audio resolution, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Aux In (3.5mm) connections, NFC for quick Bluetooth connection support, Downloadable Smart Device App Apple iOS (v6,7,8) or Android OS (v2.2 through v4.4), Party Mode Flexible Speaker Grouping1, Up to 10 zones, Individual volume controls for each group, Supported audio codecs: MP3, AAC, AAC+, FLAC, WAV, ALAC, PCM, Shared/Social Playlists, Over-the-air firmware updates and A/C Adaptor.

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