A publicly traded Japanese electronics corporation operating in the fields of infrastructure, medical and industrial equipment, communications systems and defense equipment.
The company’s engineering equipment was used during house demolitions in the Palestinian neighborhoods of At-Tur and Beit Hanina in occupied East Jerusalem and in the unrecognized Bedouin village of Al-Sayyid in the Naqab (Negev) desert. The Hitachi model most commonly used during these demolitions was the ZX250LC-5 track excavator.
In 2017, the company’s engineering equipment was used for construction works in settlements in the occupied West Bank.
In 2018, the company’s equipment was documented during the construction of the new underground wall around the besieged Gaza.
Major shareholders: The Master Trust Bank of Japan Ltd (6.53%); Japan Trustee Service Bank Ltd (12.69%); Hitachi Employee’s Shareholding Association (2.07%); Nippon Life Insurance Company (1.93%)
President and CEO- Toshiaki Higashihara
The company is publicly traded on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TYO: 6501).
The company owns hundreds of subsidiaries worldwide. In Israel, the company owns H.H.T.A Semiconductor Equipment Israel, Ltd. In 2017, the company announced the establishment of Hitachi Vantra, a new subsidiary operating in Israel.
CMD is Hitachi’s dealer in Israel.
In 2015, Hitachi’s vice president participated in a visit to Israel sponsored by the Israeli Ministry of Economy to examine possibilities for strategic cooperation with Israeli cyber companies. Representatives of 11 Israeli companies attended the meeting, including Israeli Aerospace Industries and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems.
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