Who owns Hitachi Construction Machinery?
Hitachi Construction Machinery is owned by Hitachi, Ltd., a Japanese multinational conglomerate company. In 2022, Hitachi, Ltd. sold a 26% stake in the company to a joint venture between trading house Itochu Corp. and investment fund Japan Industrial Partners Inc. This sale reduced Hitachi, Ltd.'s ownership in Hitachi Construction Machinery to 25%. Despite the sale, the company continues to use the Hitachi brand and maintains cooperation with Hitachi on digital technology, research, and development.
Where are Hitachi machines made?
Hitachi Construction Equipment is manufactured in one of 4 facilities in Japan. There are plants in Banshu, Ryugasaki, Tierra, and Hitachinaka Japan
How does the performance of the new Hitachi ZX130-7 compact excavator compare to the ZX130-6?
The new Hitachi ZX130-7 compact excavator offers enhanced performance compared to its predecessor, the ZX130-6. The ZX130-7 features a more powerful engine and improved hydraulic system, resulting in increased digging and lifting capabilities. Additionally, the machine's fuel efficiency has been improved, leading to reduced operating costs and a more environmentally friendly operation.