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Creating value to fulfill our Corporate Credo—contributing to society through the development of superior, original technology and products—has underpinned our business development for more than a century. Hitachi's R&D program focuses on products and services that help to resolve social issues.
|Corporate name||Hitachi, Ltd.|
|Incorporated||February 1, 1920 (founded in 1910)|
|Head office||1-6-6 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8280, Japan|
Representative Executive Officer, President, and CEO
|Capital||458.79 billion yen|
|Number of employees||37,353 (unconsolidated basis)|
|335,244 (consolidated basis)|
|Number of consolidated subsidiaries (including variable interest entities)||1,056 (Japan: 262, outside of Japan: 794)|
|Number of equity-method affiliates||249|
|Revenue||10,034.3 billion yen (up 3%, year on year)|
|EBIT*1||531.0 billion yen (down 1%)|
|Income from continuing operations, before income taxes||517.0 billion yen (unchanged)|
|Capital expenditure*2||528.5 billion yen (up 23%)|
|R&D expenditure||333.7 billion yen (unchanged)|
|Total assets||12,551.0 billion yen|
|Overseas production as percentage of revenue||26%|
The issues humanity faces are becoming global in nature: environmental problems like climate change and ecosystem degradation, as well as energy, water, resource, and food shortages, urban population growth, and the graying of societies. As a global corporate citizen, Hitachi engages in business worldwide in social infrastructure and many other fields, thereby creating both economic and social value in order to address these issues and contribute to a sustainable society.
Hitachi provides IT services that address customers' diverse needs by combining Hitachi's extensive expertise in a diverse range of business fields including financial services with advanced information technology. Our services cover the entire life cycle of systems, ranging from consulting to system integration, operation, maintenance, and other support.
A Hitachi storage system.
|Revenue||2,109.3 billion yen|
|Adjusted operating income||141.3 billion yen|
|EBIT||109.1 billion yen|
To contribute solutions to issues facing society and our customers, we provide IT solutions worldwide, particularly storage solutions supporting data utilization.
Hitachi provides infrastructure products and services that form the underpinning of people's daily lives and their communities, such as rolling stock and train management systems, power plants and transmission/distribution systems, elevators and escalators, and water treatment systems. In addition, it offers industrial equipment and energy-saving solutions that help reduce the environmental impact on our society. Hitachi leverages technological capabilities and products developed over many years to maximize the efficiency and reliability. Business operations are focused on industrial equipment and plants in the Asia region, railway systems in the United Kingdom, and elevators in China.
Class 800 high-speed train cars for the Intercity Express Programme (UK).
|Revenue||2,333.1 billion yen|
|Adjusted operating income||81.3 billion yen|
|EBIT||29.1 billion yen|
In 2016, Hitachi is scheduled to deliver elevators traveling 1,200 meters per minute (72 kilometers per hour) for the CTF Finance Centre, 530 meters tall, under construction in Guangzhou, China.
Drawing upon the Hitachi Group's advanced technologies, Hitachi provides systems that support the information society, including semiconductor manufacturing equipment, electronic component processing equipment, and broadcasting and wireless communications systems. Hitachi also produces medical and inspection systems that improve health as well as power tools. We conduct business operations in regions including North America, Europe, and Asia.
A proton beam cancer therapy system.
|Revenue||1,127.6 billion yen|
|Adjusted operating income||67.0 billion yen|
|EBIT||64.3 billion yen|
As of the end of March 2016, Hitachi Medical Corporation (currently the Healthcare Business Unit, Hitachi, Ltd.)*1 had shipped MRI medical scanners to 87 countries. Through development of these scanners and other medical equipment, Hitachi contributes to realizing a safe and secure society in which people live healthy lives.
Hitachi provides integrated solutions globally, ranging from the sale of hydraulic excavators and other construction machinery to services and maintenance. Leveraging decades of expertise with these technologies and know-how, Hitachi offers solutions that address the needs of a broad range of industries, including civil engineering and construction, building and structural demolition, and mining and excavation.
Hitachi Construction Machinery's ultralarge hydraulic excavator and dump truck for use in mining.
|Revenue||758.3 billion yen|
|Adjusted operating income||22.6 billion yen|
|EBIT||25.8 billion yen|
This is the fiscal 2015 overseas sales ratio for construction machinery. Our hydraulic excavators, wheel loaders, and dump trucks are used at construction sites and mines around the world.
Hitachi draws upon its wealth of technologies and expertise to provide various materials and products that support advanced functions, as well as a host of diverse products in fields ranging from IT to consumer electronics and automobiles. These materials and products include semiconductor and display materials, advanced performance materials, synthetic resin products, specialty steels, magnetic materials, casting components, and wires and cables. We conduct business operations in regions including Asia, North America, and Europe.
An amorphous metal alloy from Hitachi Metals.
|Revenue||1,564.0 billion yen|
|Adjusted operating income||125.9 billion yen|
|EBIT||153.5 billion yen|
Hitachi Chemical's anode material for lithium ion batteries is an essential material for improving the quality of lithium ion batteries. In the market for eco-friendly automobiles, which are in increasing demand, we hold the top world share.
Hitachi is working on mobility technology innovations for electronic and motorized automotive parts in the areas of the environment, safety, and information to contribute to the creation of safe and comfortable automobiles with ultra-low fuel consumption. We are conducting business operations globally.
Hitachi Automotive Systems' Stereo Camera.
|Revenue||1,001.1 billion yen|
|Adjusted operating income||61.9 billion yen|
|EBIT||53.9 billion yen|
Hitachi Automotive Systems aims for high levels of safety and fuel efficiency in developing electronics products. The electronics products share in fiscal 2014 placed Hitachi at the equivalent of third place among the top 10 global suppliers.
Hitachi delivers new values and lifestyle innovations to society and people all over the world by providing home appliances, lighting and housing equipment, and refrigerating and air-conditioning solutions. Hitachi also helps reduce the environmental impact on our society through the development of more energy-efficient products. We conduct business operations in regions including China, Asia, and the Middle East.
Hitachi Appliances' large-capacity "Vacuum Compartment" XG series refrigerator.
|Revenue||681.0 billion yen|
|Adjusted operating income||23.8 billion yen|
|EBIT||41.9 billion yen|
Three Hitachi Appliances products—IH rice cookers, large-capacity refrigerators, and water pumps—won fiscal 2015 Energy Conservation Grand Prizes. This is the third consecutive year that three Hitachi Appliances products have been awarded.
Hitachi is active in the logistics sector, including system logistics, transport and installation of heavy products and precision machinery, and international air and sea freight transportation, as well as the manufacture and sales of information storage medium and batteries, and real estate. We conduct business operations in regions including North America, Europe, and Asia.
Hitachi Transport System's Metropolitan East Distribution Center and a large truck.
|Revenue||1,252.7 billion yen|
|Adjusted operating income||52.5 billion yen|
|EBIT||40.6 billion yen|
In Japan, Hitachi Transport System*2 has a rising eco-car ownership rate, including hybrid, natural gas, electric, and LPG vehicles, as well as nationally certified, low-emission gas and biofuel vehicles.
We offer solutions integrating diverse functions including leasing, loans, rentals, credit cards, and securitization as well as payment and collection agency services, insurance services, trust services, and outsourcing. We provide these solutions to customers in five key areas: Japan, Europe, the Americas, China, and ASEAN.
Hitachi Capital's Hitachi Corporate Card.
|Revenue||365.3 billion yen|
|Adjusted operating income||45.2 billion yen|
|EBIT||46.6 billion yen|
Hitachi Capital finances and operates wind and solar power plants, providing Hitachi's combined strengths to find solutions that promote renewable energy use. We boosted power generated from renewable energy from 160 MW in fiscal 2012 to 320 MW in fiscal 2015.