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|Dates||May 16, 2018|
|Location||Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India|
Hitachi Hi-Rel Power Electronics Pvt. Ltd. (HHPE), a pioneer in power electronics and a leading manufacturer of UPS, Drives and Solar Inverters, hosted its first “Hitachi-Sullair Air Compressor Distributors Meet 2018 India” together with Hitachi Industrial Equipment Systems Co., Ltd (HIES), Japan at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Ahmedabad, India during 16th to 17th May 2018.
The objective of the event was to make all the air compressor distributors of Hitachi & Suliair in India aware about the Hitachi acquisition of Sullair Air Compressor business globally along with the introduction of Hitachi Hi-Rel Power Electronics Pvt. Ltd. & its business, Hitachi Industrial Equipment Systems Co., Ltd (HIES), Japan & its Air Compressor business, Shenzhen Sullair Asia Industrial Co., Ltd. (SSAI), China (A Hitachi Group Company) & its Air Compressor business and the short term & long term business strategy of HHPE for its Air Compressor business in India.
Dr. Kazuhiro Imaie, Managing Director of HHPE opened up the distributors meet by welcoming all the Air Compressor distributors of Hitachi & Sullair in India, and shared the brief introduction about Hitachi Hi-Rel Power Electronics Pvt. Ltd., business operations in India and the power electronics products portfolio. Mr. Varun Bajpai, Head (Associate Vice President) – Sales of HHPE Air Compressor business division hosted the whole event, briefed on Hitachi’s acquisition of Sullair Air Compressor business globally, and presented on air compressor business in India along with short & long term business strategies of HHPE. Mr. Tetsuya Hirono, Manager of International Sales Planning Dept. and Global Sales Operations Group of HIES, Japan represented Hitachi Industrial Equipment Systems Co., Ltd, Japan and shared the brief on Hitachi air compressor business in Japan and India. Mr. Michael Wen, Global Program Development Director represented Shenzhen Sullair Asia Industrial Co., Ltd., China and shared the brief on Sullair air compressor business in China and shared the details on all the available air compressors of Sullair China which has renamed now as Hitachi Sullair Air Compressors. Mr. Tomotake Sakaguchi (Senior Engineer, Shimizu Factory), Mr. Haruki Tagachi (Assistant Manager, International Sales) and Mr. Tetsuya Hirono (Manager, International Sales Planning) from HIES, Japan also attended the event and shared the technical information on the offered Air Compressors.
The event witnessed the participation from representatives of more than 20 nos. of Air Compressor distributors of Hitachi & Sullair in India along with senior executives from HHPE-India, HIES-Japan and SSAI-China. As a part of 2 days meet at the Hotel Crowne Plaza, distributors and senior personnel of HHPE, HIES & SSAi also visited HHPE Sanand manufacturing works. Among the topics discussed at the event were future sales and marketing strategies of HHPE & HIES to expand its Indian footprint, new product introductions, and sales & product training. While interacting with distributors, senior personnel of Hitachi Hi-Rel Power Electronics and Hitachi Industrial Equipment Systems promised to offer facilities needed to enhance Indian market share. The distributors also participated with complete attention and assured Hitachi representatives for their complete support in enhancing the foot print of Hitachi Sullair Air Compressor business in India.
The Air Compressors distributors meet was a great success and concluded with a vision of many folds growth in coming years.