Hitachi High-Tech Opens State-of-the-Art Production Facility in Shanghai

The state-of-the-art facility has been designed to support a rapid upscaling in the development and production of high-tech analysis equipment.


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Hitachi High-Tech Analytical Science (part of Hitachi High-Tech Group), engaged in the manufacture and sales of analysis and measuring instruments, recently opened a new high-tech manufacturing facility in Shanghai, China.

The state-of-the-art 4,118sqm facility in Laigangxin Bay Technology Innovation Park, Minhang District, has been designed to support a rapid upscaling in the development and production of high-tech analysis equipment, to meet increased demand worldwide.

The new site combines the company’s two existing Shanghai locations into a single facility. As the company’s China headquarters, it will support robust demand for analytical equipment from a booming Chinese industrial sector, as well as supplying thousands of companies worldwide with advanced quality control solutions.

Dawn Brooks, Managing Director of Hitachi High-Tech Analytical Science, commented, “As industrial production rapidly picks up around the world, our customers are focusing on optimizing their efficiency and quality control processes, though the smart application of analytics and data. Businesses are returning leaner and more focused on reducing wastage and optimizing throughput, while achieving the highest levels of quality needed for today’s high-performance materials and goods. We’re applying this smart factory approach to our own production and with our new China facility we’re perfectly placed to support our customers on this journey”.

The new Hitachi High-Tech-Analytical Science China site employs over 100 specialists engaged in the development, manufacture and sale of the company’s high-tech benchtop and portable x-ray fluorescence and laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy instrumentation, essential to production and end-product quality control as well as compliance and safety assurance applications in hundreds of industries worldwide.