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"Hitachi High Tech Science Park" to Open in California

Chatsworth, California, May 15, 2017 – Hitachi High Technologies America, Inc. (HTA), an American subsidiary of Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation (TOKYO: 8036, Hitachi High-Tech), announces that it will open "Hitachi High Tech Science Park" in Chatsworth, California, on June 9, 2017, to work more closely with Hitachi High-Tech's Scientific Systems Business (including, for example, electron microscopes) and Biotechnology and Medical Products Business (including, for example, clinical analyzers) customers and business partners. Hitachi High Tech Science Park also will be the home of Hitachi High-Technologies Science America, Inc. (HHS-US), another American Hitachi High-Tech subsidiary.

Hitachi High-Tech is increasing its focus on collaboration with a particular emphasis on early stage collaboration R&D with customers as well as business partners. Meanwhile, to keep up with rapidly changing needs in the domestic and global markets in the Science & Medical Systems business, HTA and HHS-US will assist the company by conducting R&D closer to customers in their local markets. The new Hitachi High Tech Science Park will be integral to such activities.

With the establishment of Hitachi High Tech Science Park, Hitachi High-Tech aims to further enhance customer satisfaction and expand its business as a leading company in the fields of biotechnology, healthcare, and social and industrial infrastructure.

Overview of Hitachi High Tech Science Park
Name Hitachi High Tech Science Park
Location 20770 W. Nordhoff Street, Building 4, Chatsworth, California 91311
Business Contract R&D, related services, and marketing of electron microscopes, scientific instruments, biotechnology products, and medical equipment
Site area 2,383 m² (approx.)
Investment 4.5M$ (¥500 million)(approx.)
Establishment June, 2017


Greg Rigby
Hitachi High Technologies America, Inc.
Vice President & General Manager
Tel: +1-818-280-0745

Makoto Igarashi, Ryuichiro Tamochi
Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation
Strategic Planning Division
Science & Medical Systems Business Group
Tel: +81-3-3504-7211

For Media Inquiries

Kyoko Ramirez
Hitachi High Technologies America, Inc.
Marketing Communications
Tel: +1-925-218-2871

Shota Sano, Reiko Takeuchi
Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation
CSR & Corporate Communications Dept.,
CSR Division
Tel: +81-3-3504-3933

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