Japanese conglomerate Hitachi has announced it will start making face shields for healthcare workers who are on the frontlines of the fight against the coronavirus outbreak.
Hitachi plans to start producing face shields at three of its domestic production sites in Ibaraki Prefecture and Aichi Prefecture in mid-May, aiming to make about 10,000 pieces weekly by June.
Major Japanese electrical machinery firm Hitachi has laid off 40 Filipino technical trainees before their internship ends. They are demanding compensation.
The company's Kasado Division in the western prefecture of Yamaguchi has accepted about 270 Filipinos since 2015 as trainees to learn welding and assembly of electrical devices.
Jiji Press LONDON (Jiji Press) — New high-speed train cars manufactured by Hitachi Ltd. made an embarrassing debut in Britain on Monday, hit by delays and broken air conditioning.
The first service, which had Transport Secretary Chris Grayling on board, departed 25 minutes later than scheduled and arrived 41 minutes late due to technical problems, according to BBC and other media reports.
Hitachi Automotive Systems Ltd exhibited a 48V lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery pack at Automotive Engineering Exposition 2017, which took place from May 24 to 26, 2017, in Yokohama, Japan.
The company is now shipping samples of the product, expecting that it will be employed in the Chinese market in 2019.
Hitachi Power Semiconductor Device Ltd developed a SiC power module with a withstand voltage of 3.3kV and an output current of 450A and exhibited it at PCIM Europe 2017, which took place from May 16 to 18, 2017, in Nuremberg, Germany.
It is a so-called "full-SiC" power module, whose diode and transistor are made of SiC (silicon carbide). This time, The "nHPD2," which is a next-generation package for high-output industrial power modules, was employed.