To leverage the role of innovation in driving and leading industrial design, promote the integrated development of industrial design and manufacturing industry, and advance industrial transformation and upgrading, Guangdong Provincial Department of Industry and Information Technology announced the list of the fourth batch of Provincial Industrial Design Centers on June 30. Hitachi Elevator (Guangzhou) Escalator Co., Ltd and Hitachi Elevator Motor (Guangzhou) Co., Ltd successfully made themselves on the list. In addition, Hitachi Elevator (China) Co., Ltd. had been recognized as the Industrial Design Center of Guangdong Province in 2019.
Hitachi Elevator has been committed to independent research and development and technological innovation since its establishment. It invests more than 3% of its business revenue in research and development expenses every year. Consequently, it has more than 1000 authorized patents, and its research and development team has hosted and participated in the formulation of nearly 60 national industry standards. In ultra-high-speed and large capacity elevator technology, escalator intelligent pre-diagnosis technology, elevator management visualization, and information technology, and other aspects, it has always been devoted itself to in-depth exploration and multiple integration.
At present, industrial design has become a powerful driving force for the transformation of the manufacturing industry and a new engine for the high-quality development of the enabling economy. Hitachi Elevator continues to focus on improving scientific research capabilities and design level, combing design, research and development, and manufacturing three core technologies, using big data, images, AI, and other technical means, all to inject new vitality and more humane care to elevator products, promoting the high-quality development of products, boosting industry upgrading.