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Recognitions and Awards

Major Recognitions and Awards in FY2018

Name of award /
Month and year
awarded
Sponsoring
organization
Organizations receiving the award Evaluation
FY2018 Chairman’s Prize,
the Energy Conservation
Center
[January 2019]
The Energy Conservation Center, Japan Hitachi Construction Machinery, Hitachi Ltd. Awarded for our initiatives for visualization of electricity using IoT and for increasing energy productivity, which contribute to energy conservation.
Star Products Award
at China Construction
Machinery Industry
Internet Conference
(CMIIC 2018)
[October 2018]
Hui-Cong Construction Machinery Network, China Hitachi Construction Machinery (China) Hydraulic Excavator 「ZX130-5A」 ZX130-5A large hydraulic excavator was chosen based on user reviews and expert judgment for being a product that meets market needs.This marks the fifth consecutive year we received this award.
Outstanding VE Activity
Award at SJVE
Membership
Achievement
Awards 2018
[October 2018]
Society of Japanese Value Engineering Hitachi Construction Machinery Tierra Awarded for efforts to utilize VE and improve skills by sustaining activities after VE introduction.
Gold prize at 43rd
International
Convention On Quality
Control Circles (ICQCC)
[October 2018]
International Convention on Quality Control Circles (ICQCC) Hitachi Construction Machinery (Zambia) Awarded the gold medal for a score of 70 or higher out of a possible 100 (evaluation on absolute scale) after the results were announced for the kaizen activities of FINAL DRIVES, the team representing the Hitachi Construction Machinery Zambia Components Remanufacturing Center.
2018 3Rs Promotion
Council President’s
Prize
[October 2018]
3Rs (Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle) Promotion Council Hitachi Construction Machinery Awarded as a recycling-oriented business for global initiatives in the components remanufacturing business for restoring the functions of used components collected from customers and reintroducing them into the market as newly remanufactured units.
Resource recycling
technology / system Recognition,
Ministry of Economy,
Trade and Industry,
Industrial Technology
Environment
Bureau Director’s Award
[October 2018]
Japan Environmental Management Association for Industry Hitachi Construction Machinery Awarded as a recycling-oriented business for global initiatives in the components remanufacturing business for restoring the functions of used components collected from customers and reintroducing them into the market as newly remanufactured units.
The 3rd Green Purchasing
Award in the Environmental
Activity Division
[September 2018]
Shiga Green Purchasing Network Hitachi Construction Machinery Tierra Awarded in the activity division for “the promotion of eco-commuting aimed creation of a low-carbon society” with the goal of the identification and reduction of energy from commuting.
Hydraulic Excavator UH03 was
registered
as Mechanical Engineering
Heritage
[August 2018]
National Museum of Nature and Science, an Independent Administrative Institution Hitachi Construction Machinery Hydraulic Excavator UH03 UH03, recognized as mechanical heritage in FY2011 by the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers for being the first hydraulic excavator made in Japan with purely Japanese technologies, was registered.

Major Recognitions and Awards in FY2017

Name of award /
Month and year awarded
Sponsoring organization Organizations receiving the award Evaluation
Excellence Award at the 21st Environmental Communication Awards
[February 2018]
Ministry of Environment, The Global Environmental Forum (GEF) HCM Group’s CSR & Financial Report 2017, and Environmental Website Awarded for our consistent policies from the top commitment to selection of key performance indicators (KPI) reflected in products, as well as mapping the SDGs against the value chain to clearly illustrate the issues and linkages to sustainability within our entire value chain.
Organizations (large enterprise category) Recognized under the 2018 Certified Health & Productivity Management Outstanding Organizations Recognition Program – White 500
[February 2018]
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Nippon Kenko Kaigi Hitachi Construction Machinery,
Hitachi Construction Machinery Tierra
Awarded for initiatives to energize organizations to achieve health management, including 1) the “Health Management Declaration” from top management and initiatives to maintain and promote health, 2) addressing health issues faced by employees including mental health, in collaboration with the health insurance society, 3) involvement of certified professionals (industrial physicians or public health nurses), 4) optimization of work hours and realization of a comfortable work environment, and 5) promotion of work life balance.
First Prize in the Zambia KAIZEN Awards
[February 2018]
Zambia KAIZEN Council, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Hitachi Construction Machinery Zambia FINAL DRIVES, the team representing the Hitachi Construction Machinery Zambia Components remanufacturing Center participated in the Zambia KAIZEN Convention held in Lusaka, the capital of Zambia,. Received first place out of 12 teams of manufacturing unit competing in “improvement of toolbox set up methods” as part of the case example presentation.
Outstanding Integrated Report chosen by domestic equity management institutions
[January 2018]
Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) HCM Group’s CSR & Financial Report 2017 GPIF asked 16 organizations involved in managing Japanese stocks to select candidates for Outstanding Integrated Report and Highly Improved Integrated Report. HCM Group’s CSR & Financial Report 2017 was chosen as the top report among candidates from a total of 70 companies.
HCM received the Judges’ Honorable Mention Award at the 6th Contest for Corporate Activities on Biodiversity
[December 2017]
National Land Afforestation Promotion Organization, Aroma Environment Association of Japan, Water Earth and Green Foundation, Global Environmental Action Hitachi Construction Machinery (Shanghai), Hitachi Construction Machinery (China) Implemented desert afforestation balancing forest restoration and community revitalization through water bucket relay for the future in support of the philosophy of NPO Green Network, with the dual goals of forest restoration in Horqin desert in China and regional revitalization. Received the award for practical efforts in preserving biodiversity and sustainable usage.
Fiscal 2017 Kanto Region Invention and Innovation Award at the Commissioner of the Patent Office Awards
[November 2017]
Japan Institute of Invention and Innovation Energy saving system for hydraulic excavators TRIAS (Patent number 5572586) The proprietary three-pump hydraulic system enables precise control of hydraulic actuators with little throttle pressure loss.
Awarded for its contribution to meeting customer needs for outstanding operability and improved fuel efficiency.
Artisan’s Masterpiece Award at the Construction Machinery Industry Internet Conference (CMIIC2017)
[November 2017]
HC360.com ZX490LCH-5A large hydraulic excavator of Hitachi Construction Machinery (China) The ZX490LCH-5A large hydraulic excavator was chosen based on over 1.8 million votes on the Internet over a 6-month period, user reviews, and expert judgment for being a product that meets market needs. This marks the fourth consecutive year we received this award since the EX8000E-6 electric-powered ultra-large hydraulic excavator received the award in 2014.
Received the Hefei City Project Hope Award
[August 2017]
Hefei City, Anhui Province Hitachi Construction Machinery
(China)
Hitachi Construction Machinery China has been taking part in social interest events in the city of Hefei with an emphasis on giving back to society. In particular, in the area of children’s education, the construction of Hitachi Construction Machinery Songgang Xi Wang Elementary School in 2010 was financed in part with an education fund HCMC donated to Hefei City. HCMC continues to interact with the children of this elementary school through regular visits, the donation of educational supplies, and by providing opportunities to the children so they can have various experiences.
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