Household appliances, computers, semiconductors: Hitachi Limited (HTHIY)

Hitachi Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (Japanese: Hitachi Manufacturing Co., Ltd.), referred to as Hitachi Hitachi Limited (OTC: HTHIY), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, with 336,670 full-time employees (at the end of 2015), is a manufacturer of household appliances, computer products, and semiconductors , Industrial machinery and other products, is Japan’s largest integrated motor manufacturer, and also ranked 89th in the list of the world’s 500 largest companies selected by the US “Fortune” magazine in 2015.

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Hitachi Limited (HTHIY):

In 1910, Xiaoping Langping founded the “Jiuyuan Mining Hitachi Mine Motor Repair Factory”, which was the predecessor of Hitachi. On February 1, 1920, the company separated from Jiuyuan Mining and formally established “Hitachi Manufacturing Co., Ltd.”, which has been in use today. Hitachi initially focused on the production of heavy-duty motors. Later, after diversified development, it established a number of subsidiaries. Among them, with Maxell (also transliterated as Maxell) as its brand, Hitachi Maxell (Hitachi), which produces storage media such as batteries, tapes, floppy disks, CD-R/CD-RW, DVD+R/DVD+RW, etc. Maxell, Ltd. is a subsidiary of Hitachi, which cooperates with South Korea’s LG to produce optical disc drives, and the company is called Hitachi-LG Data Storage, Inc. (Hitachi-LG Data Storage, Inc.). Hitachi Advanced Technology Co., Ltd. also continues Hitachi’s global spirit, serving as semiconductor production equipment, LCD production equipment, optical read/write heads, ISDB-T digital TV modules, semiconductor mounting equipment, interrupter equipment, and electronic components. The sales, import and export, installation and maintenance of air conditioners, materials, information equipment, etc. have become Hitachi’s important bases in overseas markets. The company has proved that it has double champion sales of air conditioners and refrigerators in Hong Kong from 1982 to 1984.

On October 30, 2012, Hitachi acquired the British nuclear power project Horizon under the German utility RWE and E.ON for £696 million (US$1.12 billion), and invested £20 billion to build at least four nuclear power plants in the UK. Power generation reactor.

On October 8, 2015, Johnson Controls and Hitachi Air Conditioning & Household Appliances Co., Ltd. jointly established Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Conditioning with a share ratio of 60:40. The joint venture has approximately 13,800 employees and 24 manufacturing plants worldwide, excluding Sales and after-sales service business of Hitachi Home Appliances Co., Ltd. in Japan.

Hitachi Limited (HTHIY) product:

  • air conditioning
  • refrigerator
  • VCR/DVD player
  • DVD/HDD Digital Camcorder
  • Small household appliances
  • mobile phone
  • Escalator/lift
  • Supercomputer
  • Railway vehicle
  • Industrial System
  • electrical tools
  • semiconductor
  • car parts
  • Financial Services
  • Business consultant

Hitachi Limited (HTHIY) subsidiary:

  • Hitachi Maxell
  • Hitachi Advanced Technology
  • Two Wings Network
  • Hitachi LG Data Storage: Optical drive manufacturing plant jointly established by Hitachi and LG.
  • Japan Display (10%)
  • Hitachi Rail
    • Hitachi Rail Italy
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