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Last ¥726.60 JPY
Change Today +11.10 / 1.55%
Volume 28.1M
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6-6, Marunouchi 1-chome


Tokyo, 100-8280


Phone: 81 3 3258 1111


ning, and excavation. The company conducts its construction machinery business on a global scale. The company owns 20% interest in Telco Construction Equipment Co., Ltd. High Functional Materials & Components Segment This segment includes fabricated chemical and metal products supplied as parts or materials to downstream manufacturers of mainly electric and electronic products. For example, Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. manufactures products based on its resin technology and serves industrial markets, including semiconductor, LCD and automobile markets. Hitachi Chemical also produces anode material for lithium-ion rechargeable batteries. Hitachi Metals, Ltd. manufactures specialty steels, magnetic materials and components and high grade casting components and materials for the automotive-, electronics- and industrial infrastructure-related markets. Hitachi Cable, Ltd. manufactures electronic materials and components for semiconductors and mobile phones, as well as cable and wire products used for the transmission of power, telephone signals, and automobiles. Automotive Systems In this segment, the company offers engine management systems, electric powertrain systems, drive control systems, and car information systems. It provides automotive and related systems globally. Components & Devices In this segment, the company offers HDDs, LCDs, information storage media, and batteries. In 2010, the company sold a substantial portion of its interest in IPS Alpha Technology, Ltd., an equity method affiliate, which conducts the large-size LCD business for flat-panel television sets, to Panasonic Corporation. Digital Media & Consumer Products In this segment, the company offers products in two categories: digital media products and home appliances. The former includes optical disk drives, flat-panel TVs, LCD projectors, and mobile phones, while the latter comprises room and industrial air conditioners, refrigerators, washing machines, and other appliances. Financial Services This segment provides leases, loan guarantees, and insurance services and conducts business in the area of securitization. Others This segment includes various businesses primarily consisting of sales from general trading, logistics, and property management services conducted by its consolidated subsidiaries. The company also has various subsidiaries, which offers various services related to its business operations internally, such as printing, and services shared by its group companies, such as financial and human resource administration. In February 2012, Hitachi Ltd. and Silver Spring Networks, Inc. announced that they have formed a strategic alliance under which Hitachi and Silver Spring propose to offer integrated solutions to power utilities and power users in the global smart grid sector. Subsidiaries The five subsidiaries and their main businesses are: Hitachi Information Systems, Ltd.: It offers information processing and network services; system integration; software development; and equipment and supplies. Hitachi Software Engineering Co., Ltd.: It engages in the development and sales of computer software and sales of information processing equipment. Hitachi Systems & Services, Ltd.: It offers system integration and system services; software packages; and sales of information processing equipment. Hitachi Plant Technologies, Ltd.: It engages in the development, design, production, sale, service, and construction of social infrastructure, air conditioning, energy, and other industrial systems. Hitachi Maxell, Ltd.: It manufactures and markets information storage media, batteries and various materials, devices, and electronic appliances. Customers The company’s customer base in domestic and overseas markets includes industrial companies, financial institutions, utilities, governments, and individual customers. Significant Events In November 2012, Hitachi Ltd. and VMware, Inc. announced the expansion of their strategic partnership to accelerate the deployment of reliable and trusted hybrid cloud solutions. As part of this partnership expansion, Hitachi plans to join the VMware vClou


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