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Hitachi Cable America Merges with other Hitachi Companies

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Hitachi Cable America
Steven Kenney
Marketing Manager
Office: +1.603.669.4347, ext. 229 (Contact)

Manchester, NH April 1, 2012

Hitachi Cable, Ltd., one of the largest cable companies in the world, has merged its holdings in North America. Hitachi Cable America, with its manufacturing facility located in Manchester, NH, USA, has merged with Hitachi Cable Automotive Products, USA (Indiana & Florida) and Hitachi Cable America, USA (New York) to form Hitachi Cable America, Inc. The corporate headquarters for Hitachi Cable America, Inc. will be located in White Plains, New York. Hitachi Cable Manchester and Hitachi Cable America, USA were combined into one division now known as the Performance Cable Systems & Materials Division. Hitachi Cable Automotive Products, USA will now be called the Automotive Products Division.

Merging the individual companies into a single business unit, Hitachi Cable America, Inc., will allow the companies to enhance collaboration within all departments including product development and sales in appropriate areas.

Lynne Humenik, former Executive Vice President for Hitachi Cable America, will be assuming an expanded management role by overseeing the Performance Cable Systems & Materials Division.

“The changes visible to our customers will include additional product offerings and changes to our logo. Customers will continue to work with the same team members and experience the same high level customer service. We are very excited about the merger,” said Ms. Humenik. “This merger will allow us to consolidate and streamline ERP and MRP functions. HCA™ brand cable products will continue to be made in our Manchester facility and with recent investments in new equipment, we are prepared for the growth to come.”

About the Performance Cable Systems & Materials Division

The Performance Cable Systems & Materials Division is a unit of Hitachi Cable America, Inc. Located in Manchester, New Hampshire, the division manufactures a complete line of HCA™ brand high-performance copper and fiber optic cables for the communication industry. Over 4,000 different cable products are manufactured at this facility. Products include Category 6 and 6A copper communication cables, indoor, indoor/outdoor and outside plant fiber optic cables, as well as round and flat electronic cables. The division also sells Apresia network switches, fiber optic transceivers and other active optical devices, copper alloy strips as well as materials used in the manufacture of semiconductor wafers. To learn more about Hitachi Cable America, Inc. and the Performance Cables Systems & Materials Division, please visit our website at Hitachi Cable America, Inc. is a unit of Hitachi Cable, Japan which is held by Hitachi, Ltd., Japan.

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