Oct 22, 2015

EU slaps DVD drive-makers with €116 fine

Brussels A Hitachi Ltd.-LG Corp. joint venture and Sony Corp. were among a group of companies fined a combined total of €116 million ($131.6 million) by European Union regulators for fixing the prices of CD and DVD drives. Hitachi-LG Data Storage Inc. will have ...

Hitachi opens railcar plant in Britain, first overseas

Sep 4, 2015

Hitachi opens railcar plant in Britain, first overseas

Machinery giant Hitachi Ltd. on Thursday opened its first overseas railway car factory, in Newton Aycliffe, northeastern England. The plant is positioned to become the firm’s strategic base for expansion in Europe. An opening ceremony at the plant was attended by British Prime Minister ...

Hitachi plans wind energy parts production line

Sep 2, 2015

Hitachi plans wind energy parts production line

Hitachi Ltd. plans to expand its reach into the market for offshore wind projects by adding a production line to make key turbine parts used in some of the largest wind-generation systems currently available. The Tokyo-based company is considering adding a line to produce ...