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Hitachi Elevator Asia Pte. Ltd.

Hitachi's Milestones


After being founded in 1910, Hitachi installed its first elevator in 1932. The first escalator was installed in 1937. The company has since gone from strength to strength and hasprovided Japan's first skyscraper, the Kasumigaseki building, with the then fastest gearless elevators in the country in the 1960s. Hitachi has gone on to produce faster, larger and barrier-free elevators as well as customised escalators right into the next century.

Hitachi Elevator Asia continues to achieve new breakthroughs. We aim at continuous improvement and providing high-quality experiences to our customers. We want to ensure long-term safety, achieve cost-effectiveness and offer world-class comfort.


Click on any one of the years below to view Hitachi's accomplishments since 1910.


Foundation of Hitachi Ltd.


Installation of the first elevator