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Hitachi Medical Of Japan To Expand Production Of High-End MRIs

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Japan's Hitachi Medical plans a 10 percent increase in sales with greater production of its imaging devices, particularly its MRI scanners. Hitachi faces increasing competition for expensive devices in Japan. The firm already expects to double last year's unit sales of its high-end MRI scanners in the United States, Europe and Japan. To handle the increased production, Hitachi is re-outfitting its main plant in Japan with new production equipment to move manufacturing of its regular MRIs to China in the summer. (Click here for more - a subscription may be required

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