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March 20, 2018

"Hitachi High-Tech Science Park Shanghai Lab" to Open in Shanghai, China

— Establishing a global laboratory structure covering nine locations in five countries —

Shanghai, China, March 20, 2018—Hitachi High-Technologies (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., a Chinese subsidiary of Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation (TSE: 8036, Hitachi High-Tech) announces that it has opened "Hitachi High-Tech Science Park Shanghai Lab" (Shanghai Lab) in Shanghai, China on March 20, 2018 to promote the development, sales, and support of analytical instruments. With the establishment of Shanghai Lab, Hitachi High-Tech has formulated a collaboration structure to conduct demonstrations and R&D at nine locations in five countries in the world.

Hitachi High-Tech is increasing its focus on collaboration with customers as well as business partners with a particular emphasis on early-stage R&D. Meanwhile, to keep up with rapidly changing needs in the domestic and global markets for science and medical systems, Hitachi High-Tech has established the R&D support structure closely with customers and business partners to accelerate joint research and collaboration and develop new applications and solutions.

Shanghai Lab is positioned as Hitachi High-Tech’s application-development center supporting collaboration with academia and research institutes, and Hitachi High-Tech aims to use it to accelerate its sales of scientific instruments, including electron microscopes, and to provide prompt after-sales service and support to rapidly increasing customers in China. Hitachi High-Tech will also utilize Shanghai Lab as a total-solution service center for applications of XRF (X-ray Fluorescence) and TA (Thermal Analysis) instruments manufactured by Hitachi High-Tech Science Corporation to improve customer satisfaction.

In addition to its long-established labs in Japan, USA, and Germany, Hitachi High-Tech has recently opened two new labs: one in California, USA (June 2017) and another in Manchester, UK (January 2018). With Shanghai Lab, Hitachi High-Tech now has a global lab structure at nine locations in five countries. Hitachi High-Tech aims to strengthen the marketing and sales capabilities globally, in such regions as Asia, North America, Europe, and more, expanding collaboration with our customers and providing new applications and world-leading solutions.

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 Shanghai Lab
Name Hitachi High-Tech Science Park Shanghai Lab
Location 899 Dangui Road 1-116 Pudongxinqu District, Shanghai, China
Business Contract R&D, related services, and marketing of electron microscopes, scientific instruments, biotechnology products, and medical equipment
Site area 650 m² (approx.)
Reference: Laboratories of scientific instruments including China Shanghai Lab (Nine locations in five countries)
  Name Country Region
Newly
Established
Mar-18 Hitachi High-Tech Science Park Shanghai Lab China Shanghai
Jan-18 Hitachi High-Tech Science Park UK Lab UK Manchester
Jun-17 Hitachi High Tech Science Park US Lab USA Southern California
Already
Establishment
Tokyo Solution Lab Japan Kanagawa
Osaka Solution Lab Osaka
Science Laboratory Ibaraki
Science Solution Lab Tokyo
Maryland Lab USA Maryland
Krefeld Lab Germany Krefeld

Contact

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

For Media Inquiries

Emi Sato, Shota Sano
Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation
CSR & Corporate Communications Dept.,
CSR Division
Tel: +81-3-3504-5001

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