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History

Established
April 1947
From establishment
to now

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Hinode Shokai Co., Ltd. was established as a subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd. in April 1947. In October of that same year, the company changed its name to Nissei Sangyo Co., Ltd. It went on to develop as a specialized trading company in advanced industrial fields, focusing on the sale of physics- and chemistry-related equipment, industrial measuring devices and equipment, and materials. In 2001, Nissei Sangyo took over the measuring instrument and semiconductor manufacturing equipment operations of Hitachi Ltd. Later, with the addition of the Hitachi Medical Corporation Sample Inspection Sales Group, Hitachi High-Technologies was born. Today, Hitachi High-Technologies engages in global business development in four fields: Science & Medical Systems, Electronic Device Systems, Industrial Systems, and Advanced Industrial Materials.

Global expansion

Network
27countries/regions* As of August 31, 2017

2 countries in North America (6 companies) 11 countries in Europe(7 companies) Japan (12 companies) 5 other countries(4 companies) 8 countries in Asia(15 companies)

Global Network

Hinode Shokai Co., Ltd. was established as a subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd. in April 1947. In October of that same year, the company changed its name to Nissei Sangyo Co., Ltd. It went on to develop as a specialized trading company in advanced industrial fields, focusing on the sale of physics- and chemistry-related equipment, industrial measuring devices and equipment, and materials. In 2001, Nissei Sangyo took over the measuring instrument and semiconductor manufacturing equipment operations of Hitachi Ltd. Later, with the addition of the Hitachi Medical Corporation Sample Inspection Sales Group, Hitachi High-Technologies was born. Today, Hitachi High-Technologies engages in global business development in four fields: Science & Medical Systems, Electronic Device Systems, Industrial Systems, and Advanced Industrial Materials.

Number of
group companies45Companies* As of August 31, 2018

Net sales

Net sales687.7billion yen* Results for the fiscal year
ended March 31, 2018

Tortal market value

Trends of revenues over the last five years

FY2013 621.8 billion yen FY2014 619.6 billion yen FY2015 629.0 billion yen FY2016 644.5 billion yen FY2017 687.7 billion yenFY2013 621.8 billion yen FY2014 619.6 billion yen FY2015 629.0 billion yen FY2016 644.5 billion yen FY2017 687.7 billion yen

Breakdown of revenues by division

Science & Medical Systems 188.1billion yen(27%) Electronic Device Systems 135.7 billion yen(20%) Industrial Systems 76.5 billion yen(11%) Advanced Industrial Products 294.3 billion yen(42%) * Others & Adjustments are not included in the totals. * Results for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2018

Composition of revenues by region

Japan 267.1 billion yen(39%) North America 53.7 billion yen(8%) Europe 83.5 billion yen(12%) Asia 256.5 billion yen (37%) Other regions 26.9 billion yen(4%) * Results for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2018

Technological and
Development Capabilities

R&D Expenditure267billion yen

Patents Owned7,469

WorldSkills Competition
Cumulative total medals earned

4Gold Medals

2Bronze Medals

The WorldSkills Competition is held every two years and aims to promote vocational training and the improvement of technical skills in each of the participating countries. Winners of their countries' National Competitions are selected to compete in the WorldSkills Competition. So far, Hitachi High-Tech has earned four gold medals and two bronze medals.

Our group's products are backed by our continuous development of state-of-the-art technology with the highest standard of technical skills to make them a reality. In this way, competing in the WorldSkills Competition leads us back to our manufacturing roots. We aim to encourage world-class manufacturing by handing down our traditional training and technical skills to young technicians.

Commercial
Material Suppliers
Approximately3,500companies

Hitachi High-Tech is a global company with sites in 27 countries and regions. We leverage the personal connections, business relationships and expertise we have cultivated at each of our sites to supply workpieces all over the world that meet our customers' needs and deliver high value-added solutions.

Production
Component Suppliers
Approximately1,500companies

Hitachi High-Tech has built strong mutual trust with our customers and partners by continuing to provide high-quality services. We create new products and solutions in collaboration with our customers and partners based on this solid mutual trust, allowing us to continue to grow together.

Product Appeal

As of October 2017, the Advanced High Resolution FEB*1 measurement device (CD-SEM) manufactured and sold by Hitachi High-Tech has shipped a cumulative total exceeding 5,000 units. The Hitachi High-Tech CD-SEM has been recognized for its high-quality image and high measurement performance ever since its launch in 1984, and continues to maintain the top share of 80.6% (*2) of the global market.

  1. *1 FEB (Field Emission Beam): An electron beam emitted by the electron field emission method.
  2. *2 Calculated from average values of Gartner Inc. data for 2006-2016.

Advanced High Resolution FEB
measurement device (CD-SEM)
Cumulative total number of shipped units

Cumulative total of
5,000units

80.6%share

Global talent

Number of Employees10,898(consolidated)

Overseas group companies 22.8%(2,480) Domestic group companies 77.2% (8,418)
North Ameriaca 26%(644) Europe 16%(394) Asia 57%(1,407) Other regions 1%(35)

* As of March 31, 2018

Non-consolidated employees3,964(non-consolidated)

Men 85%(3,351) Women 15%(613)

Average age
43 years 1 month of age

* As of March 31, 2018

Youth overseas experience rate
63%

* Rate of overseas experience among
employees up until their seventh year of employment

Overseas Inexperienced  63% Overseas Experienced 37%

Working style

Rate of return after leave of absence for childcare purposes100%* Individual results for Hitachi High-Tech

Hours of overtime (averaged among labor union members)25.7hours* Average of Hitachi High-Technologies union members in FY2017

Days of paid vacation18days* Results for FY2017

Women in management rate4%* Results for FY2017

Disabled people employment rate2.66%* Results for FY2017

Hitachi High-Tech's Diversity Management

In the global marketplace, in which the Hitachi High-Tech Group operates, the changes in the business environment surrounding companies have become even severer. It is crucial that we continue to provide creative and pioneering solutions to our customers and society through continuous innovation to succeed in the competition. The Hitachi High-Tech Group respects diverse sensibilities and values and is working to incorporate them as one of our major initiatives to achieve growth. Placing “diversity management” at the core of our management practices is essential to lead us to produce organizational dynamics.

Major KPIs

Social contribution

Science classes
in Japan11,069persons* Results for FY2017

Supporting Science Education

Loss of interest in science among children and students is a problem that is facing developed countries. It is a critical issue that leads to diffi culties for corporations in securing personnel to conduct R&D and to reduced international competitiveness as a nation.

With our Basic Philosophy of “value creation through high-tech solutions,” we will contribute to professional development and the development of society by supporting science education, which leverages our technology and products including scientific instruments to the maximum extent possible.

Supporting Children’s Science Education Activities Using Electron Microscopes

We conduct activities to support science education, using tabletop electron microscopes that are manufactured and sold by Hitachi High-Tech.

We support a range of educational events, such as special lessons for elementary and junior high schools as well as displays at science museums and exhibitions, with the aim of stimulating children’s interest in science and technology through the experience of observing familiar specimens on a microscopic scale. In Japan, we enabled approximately 8,007 children to experience the microscopic world in FY2016, mostly through special lessons conducted in Tokyo and Fukushima Prefecture.

The Woodland of Hitachi High-Tech ScienceApproximately
44,000m2(approx. 10.92 acres)

Number of saplings transplantedApproximately
270 saplings

Woodland of Hitachi High-Tech
Science
(Oyama, Shizuoka prefecture)

We are working in cooperation with local communities and environmental non-profit organizations to proactively engage in biodiversity conservation activities.

At the Woodland of Hitachi High-Tech Science, a natural area that surrounds the R&D facility at the Oyama Works (Sunto-gun, Shizuoka Prefecture) of Hitachi High-Tech Science Corporation, we are working to maintain and regenerate a vast woodland, convert an artificial forest into a natural forest, regenerate a zebra grass field where wild native grasses grow, and eradicate invasive plants.

Silviculture Activities60years

Yasato Forest

The Group encourages environmental business and environmental management based on the Hitachi Group’s Environmental Vision.

On the one hand, we contribute to environmental conservation through our regular business, on the other we promote activities for global environmental conservation activities, such as the conservation of ecosystems in the local area through various activities by companies, as well as employees and their families. As part of these efforts, Hitachi High-Technologies rented an approximately 2.3-hectare national forest in Ishioka City, Ibaraki from the government under the Forestry Agency’s Corporate Forest Program. The company named the forest the Hitachi High-Tech Yasato Forest, and has been working on a 60-year program of silviculture activities since 2005. New employees as well as interested employees and their families participate in work such as weeding and pruning to facilitate the growth of trees. Going forward, the company will continue to develop the forest until young trees are fully grown and cut down, thereby contributing to the conservation of the global environment and the prevention of global warming.

Women's
basketball
clinic873persons* Results for FY2017

Interaction with local communities

The Cougars are a women’s basketball team from Hitachi High-Technologies.

Their activities include nationwide basketball clinics, which provide an opportunity to learn how exciting the basketball is, as well as its rules and techniques, while simultaneously playing the game. The clinic is mainly aimed at elementary and junior high school students. Through these efforts, the Cougars actively encourage interactions with local communities, contributing to the development of sports in the communities. Moreover, as part of their support for people with disabilities, the team visits the IFC Ibaraki Welfare Factory every year to hold a social event.

Environmental
contributions

CO2 emissions11decrease
year-on-year

Waste generationFinal disposal volume 0.01

Energy usage42.9improvement

Environmentally Conscious
Design
(Eco-design)10 Products

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