Hitachi High-Tech Opens California Facility

05/18/17
Eastern Applied Research, Inc. Distributor of Hitachi XRF www.easternapplied.com

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While the Eastern Applied Research organization and website focuses on the x-ray fluorescence (XRF) spectrometers of Hitachi High-Technologies, the Hitachi organization offers a much greater reach in analytical technologies - many of you may know Hitachi for their Scanning Electron Microscopes (SEM) and UV/VIS Spectrophotometers.  Hitachi has recently announced the opening of a "Science Park" in California in a continued commitment to increasing customer satisfaction in North America across the entire scope of their analytical line.

Hitachi High-Technologies LogoThe new Hitachi facility will feature a demonstration laboratory and will be the new manufacturing location of the high-resolution Vortex detectors (Silicon Drift Detectors); which are featured in most of the ED-XRF lines elemental analyzers.

The following is from the Hitachi High-Technologies press release
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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.