Serving Humanity Through "Tomorrow' s Energy"
The Hitachi Works was founded in 1930 with the goal of building technology in Japan. The Works has consistently demonstrated its pioneering spirit and has provided the world with many products through its sophisticated technologies, precision skills and cutting-edge facilities.
The Hitachi Works will continue to push the envelope in order to contribute to society through various products that enrich people's daily lives.
- 434,000 square meters
- International Certifications
- ISO 9001 Quality Management System
- ISO 14001 Environmental Management System
|1910||Started machine manufacturing and repair business as an ancillary business of Hitachi Mine, Kuhara Mining Co., Ltd.|
|1912||Started product sales as Hitachi Seisakusho Kuhara Mining Co., Ltd.|
|1918||1,000kVA Steam Turbine Generator completed.|
|1920||Incorporated as Hitachi, Ltd. with ¥10 million paid-in capital.|
|1930||Kaigan Factory established.|
|1933||2.8MW Land Steam Turbine completed.|
|1945||Kaigan Factory destroyed.|
|1956||The Electrical Machinery Repair Shop at the time of the foundation was restored in site of Kaigan Factory and named as the "Initial Workshop".|
|1972||The first Nuclear Turbine (138.6MW) completed.|
|1988||The first H-25 Type Gas Turbine (25MW class) completed.|
|1993||Gas Turbine Research & Development Center completed.|
|1997||70MW Class Superconducting Generator completed.|
|2010||Celebrated its 100th year in business.|
|2011||Kaigan Factory damaged during Great East Japan Earthquake. (Declaration of full restoration made after two weeks.)|
|2014||Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd., a joint venture company formed by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Hitachi, integrating thermal power generation systems and other related businesses, established. Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems' Hitachi Works was formed as a result.|
|Address||1-1, Saiwai-cho 3-chome, Hitachi City, Ibaraki, 317-8585, Japan|
|Directions||Take the JR Joban Line to Hitachi Station. About 10 minutes' walk from Hitachi Station.|