Hitachi’s history with the U.S. dates back to 1926 when Hitachi first exported 30 electric fans to the U.S. Hitachi America, Ltd. was established in 1959 as a regional subsidiary, and the first Hitachi manufacturing facility in the U.S. opened in 1977. Today, Hitachi’s presence and commitment to the U.S. economy has grown to 94 group companies, 14 major R&D facilities, 19 main manufacturing sites and over 20,000 employees (as of March 31, 2016).
At Hitachi, we have great faith in the power of technology to advance and transform our lives now as well as to improve the quality of life for future generations. Hitachi’s brand promise is summarized in its corporate statement “Inspire the Next.” As a company, Hitachi is committed to “ushering in the next era of growth.”
Hitachi serves diverse market segments in the U.S. with a broad range of infrastructure, business and consumer products, services and solutions aimed at benefiting customers and society.