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External Evaluations and Awards

Major Recognitions and Awards in FY2019

2019 Japanese Society of Tribology Technology Award
Month and year awarded April 2020
Sponsoring organization Japanese Society of Tribologists
Organizations receiving the award ConSite® OIL
Evaluation Development of “ConSite® OIL” service solution which 24-hour monitors the hydraulic oil conditions under construction machinery operation, was recognized as an excellent technology. (This is the second time to receive this award)
Highly Improved Integrated Report chosen by domestic equity management institutions
Month and year awarded February 2020
Sponsoring organization Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF)
Organizations receiving the award HCM Group’s CSR & Financial Report 2019
Evaluation GPIF asked organizations involved in managing Japanese stocks to select candidates for Outstanding Integrated Report and Highly Improved Integrated Report. HCM Group’s CSR & Financial Report 2019 was chosen as one of the top report among candidates from a total of 91 companies.
IR Special Award at 2019 IR Award
Month and year awarded November 2019
Sponsoring organization Japan Investor Relations Association
Organizations receiving the award Hitachi Construction Machinery
Evaluation Awarded for excellent results of receiving considerable support from market traders due to a deep understanding of the purpose of IR and its active efforts. (This is the first time to receive this award)
Star Products Award at China Construction Machinery Industry Internet Conference (CMIIC 2019)
Month and year awarded September 2019
Sponsoring organization Hui-Cong Construction Machinery Network, China
Organizations receiving the award Hitachi Construction Machinery (China) Hydraulic Excavator
「ZX60-5A」
Evaluation ZX60-5A hydraulic excavator was chosen based on user reviews and expert judgment for being a product that meets market needs. This marks the sixth consecutive year we received this award.

Major Recognitions and Awards in FY2018

FY2018 Chairman’s Prize, the Energy Conservation Center
Month and year awarded January 2019
Sponsoring organization The Energy Conservation Center, Japan
Organizations receiving the award Hitachi Construction Machinery, Hitachi Ltd.
Evaluation 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)
Month and year awarded October 2018
Sponsoring organization Hui-Cong Construction Machinery Network, China
Organizations receiving the award Hitachi Construction Machinery (China) Hydraulic Excavator 「ZX130-5A」
Evaluation 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
Month and year awarded October 2018
Sponsoring organization Society of Japanese Value Engineering
Organizations receiving the award Hitachi Construction Machinery Tierra
Evaluation 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)
Month and year awarded October 2018
Sponsoring organization International Convention on Quality Control Circles (ICQCC)
Organizations receiving the award Hitachi Construction Machinery (Zambia)
Evaluation 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
Month and year awarded October 2018
Sponsoring organization 3Rs (Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle) Promotion Council
Organizations receiving the award Hitachi Construction Machinery
Evaluation 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
Month and year awarded October 2018
Sponsoring organization Japan Environmental Management Association for Industry
Organizations receiving the award Hitachi Construction Machinery
Evaluation 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
Month and year awarded September 2018
Sponsoring organization Shiga Green Purchasing Network
Organizations receiving the award Hitachi Construction Machinery Tierra
Evaluation 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
Month and year awarded August 2018
Sponsoring organization National Museum of Nature and Science, an Independent Administrative Institution
Organizations receiving the award Hitachi Construction Machinery Hydraulic Excavator UH03
Evaluation 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

Recognized as a partner business of the Japan Committee for the United Nations Decade on Biodiversity (UNDB-J)
Month and year awarded March 2018
Sponsoring organization Japan Committee for the United Nations Decade on Biodiversity (UNDB-J)
Organizations receiving the award Desert afforestation activities by Hitachi Construction Machinery (Shanghai) and Hitachi Construction Machinery (China)
Evaluation The “desert afforestation activities aiming at forest restoration and community revitalization—water bucket relay for the future” were recognized as an authorized cooperative project by the Japan Committee for the United Nations Decade on Biodiversity (UNDB-J).
Excellence Award at the 21st Environmental Communication Awards
Month and year awarded February 2018
Sponsoring organization Ministry of Environment, The Global Environmental Forum (GEF)
Organizations receiving the award HCM Group’s CSR & Financial Report 2017, and Environmental Website
Evaluation 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
Month and year awarded February 2018
Sponsoring organization Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Nippon Kenko Kaigi
Organizations receiving the award Hitachi Construction Machinery,
Hitachi Construction Machinery Tierra
Evaluation 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
Month and year awarded February 2018
Sponsoring organization Zambia KAIZEN Council, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
Organizations receiving the award Hitachi Construction Machinery Zambia
Evaluation 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
Month and year awarded January 2018
Sponsoring organization Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF)
Organizations receiving the award HCM Group’s CSR & Financial Report 2017
Evaluation 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
Month and year awarded December 2017
Sponsoring organization National Land Afforestation Promotion Organization, Aroma Environment Association of Japan, Water Earth and Green Foundation, Global Environmental Action
Organizations receiving the award Hitachi Construction Machinery (Shanghai),
Hitachi Construction Machinery (China)
Evaluation 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
Month and year awarded November 2017
Sponsoring organization Japan Institute of Invention and Innovation
Organizations receiving the award Energy saving system for hydraulic excavators TRIAS (Patent number 5572586)
Evaluation 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)
Month and year awarded November 2017
Sponsoring organization HC360.com
Organizations receiving the award ZX490LCH-5A large hydraulic excavator of Hitachi Construction Machinery (China)
Evaluation 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.
Recognized as a company trusted to protect the environment by Hefei City
Month and year awarded September 2017
Sponsoring organization Hefei Environmental Protection Bureau, Anhui, China
Organizations receiving the award Hitachi Construction Machinery (China)
Evaluation Recognized as a 1st grade “trusted company,” which is the highest level of recognition in the four-tiered evaluation of companies’ environmental protection management.
Received the Hefei City Project Hope Award
Month and year awarded August 2017
Sponsoring organization Hefei City, Anhui Province
Organizations receiving the award Hitachi Construction Machinery (China)
Evaluation 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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