Business / Corporate Apr 25, 2019

Hitachi considers selling Hitachi Chemical

Hitachi Ltd. is considering selling core subsidiary Hitachi Chemical Co., it was learned Thursday. According to sources with knowledge of the matter, Hitachi is in contact with several businesses and investment funds to select a buyer of the unit. The company is set to accelerate the ...

Hitachi unit admits to improper inspections of chip materials

Business / Corporate Oct 29, 2018

Hitachi unit admits to improper inspections of chip materials

A chemical product unit of Hitachi Ltd. said Monday it had conducted improper quality inspections on its semiconductor materials, the latest such revelation among major Japanese manufacturers. Hitachi Chemical Co. did not elaborate on the misconduct, saying it is awaiting a report by an investigation ...