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Hitachi America, Ltd.Hitachi America, Ltd.

Hitachi America, Research and Development Division (R&D) was established in 1989 as part of Hitachi's strategy to locate research centers close to industry-leading advanced markets.

Over the years, Hitachi America R&D has pursued research with leading business partners and research institutions, supporting many backbone businesses of Hitachi including semiconductors, automotive systems, IT platforms and networks.

Why R&D


We develop innovative solutions based on the deep experience and technical expertise we've accumulated across a wide range of industry sectors. We're also planting the seeds of Social Innovation by gaining insights into the social issues of the future while promoting open innovation. You can read more about why to choose Hitachi America R&D.

Our Method


Hitachi R&D's method is to reduce cost, increase revenue, and radically transform customer’s business. Our Global Center for Social Innovation (North America) is part of R&D that creates next generation Social Innovation solutions that add value to customer’s business. You can read more about our method at Customer Co-Creation Mechanism.

Featured Solutions

Hitachi America R&D is engaged in research activities that leverage big data analytics, internet of things, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and other technologies. These activities are designed to provide the foundation for new solutions that help organizations optimize operations, improve productivity and efficiency and solve unique challenges. Our research is focused on four key areas: asset lifecycle management, optimized manufacturing, predictive maintenance and finance.

At Hitachi America, our R&D team is expanding the boundaries of operational excellence through new technologies and solutions that drive new levels of operational efficiency and environmental sustainability.

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