Japan’s Hitachi Companies To Merge Medical Gear R&D Work
This article was originally published in PharmAsia News
Hitachi Ltd. and Hitachi Medical Corp. plan to merge research and development operations to hasten their work on new types of medical equipment. Hitachi is to move 30 workers from its central research laboratory to the joint operation to develop magnetic resonance imaging machines, supersonic diagnostics and computer tomography. The union is expected in part to bolster Hitachi Medical, part of a company group that experienced a 7 percent decline in sales in the past year. (Click here for more - a subscription may be required
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