Hitachi High Technologies America, Inc.

December 1, 2010

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Hitachi High Technologies America, Inc. (HTA), located in Schaumburg, Illinois, is the North American Division headquarters for Hitachi High Technologies Corporation (Tokyo, Japan).

Company Description

Hitachi High Technologies America, Inc. (HTA), located in Schaumburg, Illinois, is the North American Division headquarters for Hitachi High Technologies Corporation (Tokyo, Japan). Hitachi has a distinguished 40-year history of providing a very broad range of high-quality analytical equipment and services in North America. HTA comprises many divisions, including the Life Sciences Division located in Pleasanton, California. HTA's Life Sciences Division markets, sells, and services liquid chromatography, LC–MS, amino acid analysis, and UV-Vis/fluorescence spectroscopy instrumentation. HTA's activities include application development, customer support and service, product development, training, sales, and marketing.

Chief Chromatographic Techniques Supported

  • Ultra high-speed liquid chromatography

  • High performance liquid chromatography

  • Liquid chromatography–mass spectrometry

  • Dedicated amino acid analysis

  • Preparative and counter current chromatography

  • UV spectroscopy

  • Fluorescence spectroscopy

Markets Served

Hitachi designs, develops, manufactures, and services a wide variety of analytical instrumentation. Hitachi instruments are used in laboratories around the world for various applications ranging from chemical, pharmaceutical, environmental, and food and beverages, to proteomics, genomics, and drug discovery.

Major Products/Services

Hitachi's laboratory solutions for the analysis of amino acids are the culmination of over 40 years experience in the industry. Regardless of your amino acid application, Hitachi has a solution, including pre-column U-HPLC, high-speed LC–MS, and the L-8900 dedicated amino acid analyzer. Let the "Amino Acids Experts" configure a system specifically for your amino acid application. The Hitachi LaChrom Elite® and LaChromUltra® HPLC systems have established new limits in performance and reliability. The LaChromUltra is a flexible ultra high-speed liquid chromatograph, delivering ultra-fast analysis, higher resolution, increased sensitivity, and the flexibility to run both conventional and ultra-high resolution LC analyses on a single system. LaChromUltra is the affordable high-performance LC solution, and LaChrom Elite is the reliable workhorse that meets the needs and budget of all analytical laboratories.

Hitachi also offers high-quality UV-Vis/NIR and fluorescence spectroscopy systems designed for applications from simple, routine analyses to leading edge research-grade experiments.

Facilities

Pleasanton, California, is the headquarters for the Life Sciences Division and includes R&D, sales, marketing, service, and customer support. HTA also offers extensive field sales, service, and support capabilities throughout the US, Canada, and Mexico.

Hitachi High Technologies America, Inc.

5100 Franklin Drive

Pleasanton, CA 94588

TELEPHONE

(800) 548-9001

FAX

(925) 218-2900

E-MAIL

Sales-LS@hitachi-hta.com

WEB SITE

http://www.hitachi-hta.com/LShome

NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES

490

YEAR FOUNDED

1979