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Hitachi in Philippines

Focusing more than ever on the Social Innovation Business, Hitachi Asia's business includes information systems, power and industrial systems, R&D, digital media systems, international procurement and Center of Excellence.

Incorporated in 1996, Hitachi Asia Ltd. Philippines Branch (HAS-PH) provides solutions catering to diverse needs of its customers in Philippines. We market a wide range of products and services for various industry sectors like power generation systems, transmission and distribution systems, heavy industrial equipment, industrial components and equipment as well as elevators and escalators. Some of HAS-PH’s product and service range includes Finger Vein Biometric Authentication Systems and Systems Management Solutions (JP1) and Rail Transportation Systems for businesses. It also supports the sales of Plasma and LCD TVs, and LCD Projectors. Hitachi’s philosophy of inspiring the next has made us a world leader in a wide range of technologies to improve every aspect of life.

Some interesting facts about Hitachi:

  • Hitachi first started out as an electrical repair shop for a copper mining company in Hitachi City
  • Hitachi's first products were electric motors
  • Hitachi, Ltd. has been established since 1910
  • It took Hitachi 84 years to establish the 4 regional headquarters
  • The inherent meaning of is corporate statement "Inspire the Next" means to breathe life into the coming age
  • Hitachi is responsible for generating about 50% of Singapore's electric supply
  • The majority of mobile phones in Europe have a Hitachi component in them
  • Hitachi developed the Automated Teller Machine (ATM) which enables bills to be pressed and disinfected in 1994
  • Hitachi developed the world's 1st 4.7 GB DVD–RAM standard compliant DVD Camcorder in 2000
  • In the Japanese context, "Hi" means "Sun" while "tachi" means "Rise" which is why HITACHI is known as "Sunrise" i.e. "ri li" in Chinese/Japanese

Behind the Name Hitachi

Behind the name Hitachi

This video shows the progress of Hitachi over a century.

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