Did you know that Hitachi, Ltd. is one of the world's largest corporations that manufactures more than 20,000 types of products and is home to 320,000 employees? The company was founded in 1910 by Namihei Odaira, who opened the electrical repair shop, and has come a long way of development.
Today, the brand of Hitachi (which means "sunrise" in Japanese) offers the widest range of products and services. These relate to the following areas: information and telecommunication systems, infrastructure systems (for railways and buildings), production systems, construction, electronic devices and equipment, medical, research and lab equipment, highly functional materials and components, automotive systems, financial and business services as well as home electronics.
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All of these products and services are provided with one objective – to improve the lives of people and society by designing excellent original technologies and products.
HCM was founded in 1970 as a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. and became the third largest manufacturer of construction equipment in the world. Based in Japan, the company has production facilities in Asia, Europe, and North and South America and is place of employment to more than 17,000 employees from around the world.
Over the past few decades, HCM has developed a complete line of industry-leading construction and mining machinery, which includes hydraulic excavators (from 1 to 800 tons), wheel loaders, dump trucks, and crawler cranes.
Today, Hitachi machinery is working hard around the world — in infrastructure and construction projects, at mining companies in quarrying operations, demolition of buildings, recycling and in the timber industry.