A larger space is needed to support forecasted growth.
Components and Equipment Division, announces that it is relocating its
Charlotte, NC facility to a larger facility.
While remaining in Charlotte, the new facility is 38,400 square feet,
increasing the company’s working space by 42%. The larger facility is needed to
accommodate projected growth in sales. The company anticipates that the
relocation will be completed by the end of June.
“Over the past 10 years, our division’s
business has experienced double digit growth on a year over year basis, and we
are anticipating further growth in the US manufacturing industry as well as in
Latin America,” says Charlie Takeuchi, senior director, Industrial Components
and Equipment Division, Hitachi America, Ltd. “We had a demonstrated need to
increase our capability to support and satisfy the needs of our customers. In
addition to moving into a larger facility and increasing the size of our staff,
we are also installing product assembly and modification capabilities, which
will enable us to quickly and efficiently respond to the needs of our customers
in the Americas. In today’s industrial business environment, customers are
looking for partners who can deliver products and services at faster speeds
than ever before. Being able to meet this need is of primary importance to
America, Ltd. opened its first facility in Charlotte in 2007. The facility
served as a Distribution Center for Hitachi’s line of Frequency Drives
(inverters), Industrial Air Compressors and industrial ink jet printers as well
as a facility for conducting hands-on training for its sales force and
customers. With larger space, Hitachi will now have larger, better equipped
classrooms in which to conduct product training as well as additional storage
and office space to accommodate growth anticipated over the next 10 years.
Hitachi America, Ltd. relocates to new facility in Charlotte, NC
June 21, 2012