Hitachi, Ltd. announced that Hitachi Elevator Engineering (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. (HEES), a company that manufactures, sells and provides services for elevators and escalators in Republic of Singapore (Singapore), will be renamed Hitachi Elevator Asia Pte. Ltd. (HEA) and begin operations as a regional HQ for the Hitachi Group’s elevator and escalator business in Southeast Asia, India and the Middle East on October 1 this year.

At present, Hitachi is conducting its elevator and escalator business in these countries and regions through manufacturing, sales and service the Hitachi Group and its agents in each region.