Hitachi High Technologies America, Inc. (“HTA”) is a privately-owned global affiliate company that operates within the Hitachi Group Companies. HTA sells and services semiconductor manufacturing equipment, analytical instrumentation, scientific instruments, bio-related products as well as industrial equipment, electronic devices, electronic and industrial materials, consumer electronic products, wireless mobile telephones, and hard disk manufacturing systems. HTA’s professionals make contributions of lasting significance for customers through concentration on innovative design, utilization of the world’s most advanced technologies, comprehensive marketing, and versatile sales and service experience. Employees work to deliver a brand of products and services that meet or exceed customer expectations in terms of value, reputation, and dependability. Although deeply committed to business success, the Company’s culture embraces and employs values of corporate social responsibility, environmental awareness, risk management, and import/export compliance. Our teams are dedicated to successful and profitable partnerships with leading companies worldwide—partnerships directed toward providing customers with superior quality products and services at fair and competitive prices.