Hitachi, Ltd.

Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501 / NYSE:HIT), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a leading global electronics company, with approximately 326,000 employees worldwide. Fiscal 2003 (ended March 31, 2004) consolidated sales totaled 8,632.4 billion yen ($81.4 billion). The company offers a wide range of systems, products and services in market sectors, including information systems, electronic devices, power and industrial systems, consumer products, materials and financial services. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company's Web site at 

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Asian Activities Report for January 9, 2012: Little Sheep Group (HKG:0968) Shareholders Approved Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM) Takeover Offer

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🕔12/19/2011 12:04:06 PM 11519

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Asian Activities Report for December 8, 2011: Hailiang Group (SHE:002203) to Invest RMB 2 Billion to Build the Largest Education Park in China

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The 3rd Annual China Smart Grid Forum Successfully Concluded on September 16th in Shanghai, China

🕔9/22/2011 3:39:03 PM 11257

Organized by China Decision Makers Consultancy, the 3rd Annual China Smart Grid Forum was held from September 14th to 16th in Shanghai, China.

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Tianjin Eco-City Makes "Truly Amazing" Progress

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In April 2011, Singapore's Senior Minister (and former Prime Minister) Goh Chok Tong made an official visit to the Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City and said that the progress of the project was "truly amazing" and it could be "a model that other cities in China can draw lessons from". Tianjin Eco-City will present at 10:00 am on Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at Global Green Building Conference at Renaissance Shanghai.

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Key Japanese Companies To Exhibit The Biggest Construction Equipment Expo in Australia

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Australia's biggest construction equipment expo - The 7th Australian Construction Equipment Expo - ACE 2011 will be held from Thursday 24 to Saturday 26 February 2011 at Sandown Racecourse, Melbourne.

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The Australian shares opened slightly higher today while bargain hunting Friday helped Wall Street snap the losing streak. Today both the S&P/ASX200 index and All Ordinaries index gained more than 0.8 per cent shortly after the market opened.

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Asian share markets broadly opened in positive territory. Japan's Nikkei was buoyed by the latest data showing that Japan's economy grew 1.2 per cent in July-September from the previous quarter, exceeding market expectations.

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Toyo Engineering (TYO:6330) and Hitachi (TYO:6501) Developing LNG Plant Business

🕔10/8/2009 4:48:41 PM 14423

Japan's Toyo Engineering Corp. (TYO:6330) and Hitachi Ltd. (TYO:6501) will join forces to make an entry into the global market for liquefied natural gas plants, targeting small, undeveloped gas fields mainly in Australia and Indonesia.

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Casio (TYO:6952), Hitachi (TYO:6501), NEC (TYO:6701) in Handset Businesses Merger Talks

🕔8/28/2009 4:26:34 PM 19764

Casio Computer Co. (TYO:6952), NEC Corp. (TYO:6701) and Hitachi Ltd. (TYO:6501) are in talks to consolidate their mobile phone operations as early as April 2010, industry sources said Friday.

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Company Data

  • 4-6, Kanda-Surugadai, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-8010, JAPAN
  • Telephone
  • +81-3-3258-1111 
  • PresidentEtsuhiko Shoyama  Principal Sector
  • Infrastructure & Technology 
  • Principal Industry
  • Computers, IT & Internet 
  • Established
  • 1920 
  • Listed
  • 1949 
  • Sales
  • JPY 8,632.4 Bn (March 2004) 
  • Employees
  • 326,344  
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