Oxford Instruments Industrial Analysis Business becomes Hitachi High-Tech Analytical Science

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  • Published: Jul 5, 2017
  • Channels: X-ray Spectrometry / UV/Vis Spectroscopy
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Industrial Analysis business of renowned scientific instrumentation company acquired by Hitachi High Technologies Corporation for a consideration of £80m.

Oxford, UK. July 5, 2017.

Oxford Instruments’ Industrial Analysis division today became part of Hitachi High-Technologies Group. A new company, Hitachi High-Tech Analytical Science, brings together Hitachi High-Technologies’ extensive scientific instrumentation portfolio with Oxford Instruments’ rich 40-year heritage of innovative analytical instruments and services developed in close partnership with industry customers. The collaboration will offer the companies a wider ranging product portfolio, more contact points with customers and more chances to meet customer needs.

Hitachi High-Tech Analytical Science will continue to specialise in delivering high-tech analysis solutions, developed in close collaboration with industry customers and designed to meet the tough challenges of a rapidly evolving industrial sector. The company’s range of laboratory-based and robust high-performance in-field testing instruments deliver materials and coatings analysis that adds value throughout the production lifecycle, from raw material exploration to incoming inspection, production and quality control to recycling. A team of in-house experts have developed customised testing methodologies for hundreds of industrial applications, delivering simplicity of operation for even the most demanding applications.

Dawn Brooks, Managing Director of Hitachi High-Tech Analytical Science said: “Today, we already help thousands of businesses streamline their costs, minimise risk and increase production efficiency. The combined strengths of Hitachi and Oxford Instruments Industrial Analysis greatly increases our capability to offer an ever wider range of leading-edge analytical solutions to our customers around the world”.

About Hitachi High-Tech Analytical Science

Hitachi High-Tech Analytical Science is a new global company created in July 2017 within the Hitachi High Technologies Group. The company is headquartered in Oxford, UK, with research and development and assembly operations in Finland, Germany and China and sales and support operations in a number of countries around the world. For more information, please visit www.hitachi-hightech.com/hha.

About Hitachi High Technologies

The Hitachi High-Tech Group, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan has developed a global business around the four segments of Science & Medical Systems, Electronic Device Systems, Industrial Systems and Advanced Industrial Products with the corporate vision "To consistently aim to be global top in high-tech solutions" and the mission "To turn our customers into fast-moving, cutting-edge businesses."

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