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May 5, 2017

Hitachi Capital America Corp, a leading specialty finance company, announces that Kirk Mann has been hired as the new Senior Vice President and General Manager of the company’s Transportation Finance division. Mann is replacing industry veteran Bob Otto, who has been leading the division since its formation in 2001 and is retiring. Kirk comes to Hitachi Capital America from Equify, LLC where he served in sales, marketing, and business development leadership roles. Previously, he was the Chief Marketing Officer and Strategic Sales Initiatives Leader of Transportation Finance at GE Capital. Kirk also held senior positions at Financial Federal Credit, Inc. and Citicapital Commercial Corporation.

May 1st, 2017

Hitachi Capital America Vendor Services (HCA Vendor Services) announced today that they have joined forces with YANMAR America Corporation’s Energy Systems division to provide financing to its Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) and Combined Heat and Power (CHP) customers. By taking advantage of financing, YANMAR America Energy Systems customers will conserve cash, make low monthly payments, may attain immediate ROI and have flexible financing term options.

April 25, 2017

Hitachi US announced an agreement regarding Hitachi’s acquisition of Accudyne’s subsidiaries and certain related assets that manufacture and sell air compressors under the “Sullair” brand. Hitachi’s goal in this acquisition is to gain access to Sullair’s global sales network, mainly in North America. Furthermore, Hitachi will accelerate the global rollout of the Social Innovation Business, by providing Sullair’s customer base with digital solutions or IoT-compatible products that leverage the expertise in IT and OT (operational technology) which Hitachi has cultivated over many years.