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Hitachi

Hitachi in Thailand

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 1992, Hitachi Asia (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (HAS-TH) provides expert solutions in meeting the needs of customers in Thailand, Laos and Cambodia.

HAS-TH markets a wide range of products and services for various industry sectors ranging from Power and Infrastructure Systems, Information and Telecommunication Systems, Electronic devices to International Procurement services.

Some of HAS-TH's product range includes electrical power plants, industrial process machinery and advanced software technology.
In addition, HAS-TH provides support to over 16,000 employees in more than 40 subsidiary companies in Thailand.

HAS-TH is also committed to the community it serves by contributing to various social causes. One such activity is the Hitachi Library Project that was initiated to provide school books and educational materials to schools in need, especially those in remote areas in Thailand.

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