Guelph, On, Monday, May 13, 2013 – The media is invited on May 15 when Hitachi will officially open its doors to a new state of the art 166,900 sq. ft., 32 million dollar expansion. This addition hopes to increase the company’s production capacity to 30% worldwide market share for mining trucks and increase its employee compliment of 400 to 800-975 persons in Guelph by 2018.
The event will commence at 11 a.m.
10:50 a.m. – Guest/media arrival
11 a.m. – Plant tour
11:30 a.m. – Ribbon cutting ceremony and congratulatory speeches
12:15 p.m.-1:15 – Lunch reception
Hitachi Construction Truck Manufacturing Ltd. Grand Opening
Mayor Karen Farbridge
Mr. Michijiro Kikawa, Chairman and Director of Hitachi Construction Machinery Co. Ltd.
Mr. Eiji Yamamoto, Consul General of Japan
Mr. Hideo Kitawaki, CEO, Hitachi Construction Truck Mfg. Ltd.
Hitachi, 200 Woodlawn Rd. W.
10:50 a.m.-1:15 p.m.
For more information and media RSVP
Executive Assistant to the CEO
Hitachi Construction Truck Manufacturing Ltd.