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6-6, Marunouchi 1-chome


Tokyo, 100-8280


Phone: 81 3 3258 1111


Hitachi, Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of electronic and electrical products worldwide. The company's main market sectors are Japan, Asia, the United States, and Europe. Segments The company operates its business in 11 segments: Information and Telecommunication Systems; Power Systems; Social Infrastructure and Industrial Systems; Electronic Systems and Equipment; Construction Machinery; High Functional Materials and Components; Automotive Systems; Components & Devices; Digital Media & Consumer Products; Financial Services; and Others. Information & Telecommunication Systems In this segment, the company provides products and services, including hardware products, software, and services. Its main customers are business entities in various industries, national, and local governments. The hardware products that the company offers include disk array subsystems, servers, and mainframes. It also develops and offers various software packages. Systems integration, consulting, and outsourcing are the principal business services. It develops solutions and offers to customers along with its hardware and software products, as well as those of other vendors. This segment also provides telecommunications and network equipment and systems, which are delivered to customers in the data and telecommunication industries and other business customers. In software and services businesses, the company intends to offer outsourcing services, such as data center outsourcing services, which entail the monitoring, operation, and maintenance of information on behalf of clients, as well as strategic outsourcing services, which provides support for customers’ information systems, including consulting, systems design, construction, operation, and maintenance; and consulting services. Power Systems In this segment, the company offers thermal power plants, nuclear power plants, hydroelectric power plants, and related services for power utilities. It also provides renewable energy-related products, including wind and solar power generation systems. Power companies are the principal customers of the power sector. The company participates in demonstration projects of smart grid systems in Japan, the United States, the United Kingdom, and Spain. Social Infrastructure & Industrial Systems In this segment, the company provides infrastructure products and services, such as railway vehicles and control systems, elevators, and escalators. In addition, it offers industrial equipment and energy-saving solutions. For railway vehicles and control systems, it provides systems that include rail cars, electronic components, and traffic control systems. The company’s building systems business delivers elevators, escalators, and moving sidewalks in Japan and overseas, to China and other Asian countries. It also provides maintenance services for these products globally. It offers industrial equipment products used in various industries. Electronic Systems & Equipment In this segment, the company provides systems, including semiconductor and liquid crystal displays (LCDs) manufacturing equipment, and electronic parts manufacturing systems. It also produces medical and inspection systems that improve health and wellness, and power tools for both professional and home use. This segment’s business is conducted by Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation, a consolidated subsidiary. Hitachi High-Technologies has two business aspects: manufacturing and sale of manufacturing equipment of semiconductors, LCDs and hard disk drives (HDDs), test and measurement equipment, such as clinical analyzers, DNA sequencers and liquid chromatographs, and other electronics-related equipment; and sale of electronic components and industrial materials. Construction Machinery In this segment, the company offers hydraulic excavators, wheel loaders, and mining dump trucks. It provides integrated solutions globally, extending from the sale of construction machinery, such as hydraulic excavators to services and maintenance. Its solutions address a range of industries, including civil engineering and construction, building and structural demolition, mi


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Price/Earnings 11.0x
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