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HITACHI HI-REL, LEADING MANUFACTURER OF POWER PRODUCTS

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HITACHI HI-REL, LEADING MANUFACTURER OF INDUSTRIAL UPS, IT & INFRA UPS, MEDIUM & LOW VOLTAGE VARIABLE FREQUENCY DRIVES, GRID TIED SOLAR INVERTERS, AIR COMPRESSORS AND RAILWAY INVERTERS.

Founded & established in 1983 as Hi-Rel Electronics Pvt. Ltd., which later on in year 2015 had become the 100% subsidiary company of Hitachi, Japan which is one of the Global fortune 500 companies with a new name as Hitachi Hi-Rel Power Electronics Private Limited, which is being recognized as one of the pioneers
in the power electronics domain. Hitachi Hi-Rel, today, is a leading manufacturer of Industrial UPS, IT & Infra
UPS, Medium & Low Voltage Variable Frequency Drives, Grid Tied Solar Inverters, Air Compressors and Railway Inverters.

Hitachi Hi-Rel has state-of-the art manufacturing facility at Sanand near Ahmedabad in Gujarat-India. Hitachi Hi-Rel is helping a wide array of industries and organizations to meet the mission critical demands through technologically superior, low polluting and innovative products Solutions and continue to offer world class power electronics products, value-added services & customized solutions. With a vision of “To be recognized as the most trusted Power Electronics Company by supplying superio products and services”, Hitachi Hi-Rel has garnered a significant level of trust in Indian power electronics market segment wherein it serves the entire gamut of Industries, particularly in mission critical applications for Refineries, Petro Chemicals, Power Generation, Steel & Metals, and Process Industries as well as Critical Data Processing Applications. Besides offering greater energy efficiency & lower carbon footprint, each of the company product streams bears the hallmark of excellence with company accreditations. Hitachi Hi-Rel is an ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 & ISO 45001:2008 certified company having export house status. Hitachi Hi-Rel sales network & service infrastructure expands out to the world & with this network, we have made strong inroad in Global markets like South East Asia, Middle East, Africa and Brazil. Also, with a presence of strategically located skilled service engineers in India helps us to score high in terms of customer expectations on service deliverables & uptime of the product.

Hitachi Hi-Rel’s UPS and power conditioning back-up systems, the flagship product, works as an exceptional safeguard against power disruption and reflects the industry’s ultimate in advanced technology with proven track record in mission critical applications. Its variable frequency drives represent the most energy-efficient means of process control and reflect the best in process control. Hitachi Hi-Rel’s Grid Tied Solar Inverters are based on the contemporary technology of Hitachi Ltd, Japan. Currently, Hitachi branded Solar Inverters are generating more than 5.5 GW renewable power in Global Solar Domain as well as more than 3 GW+ renewable power in Indian Solar Domain. Sprawling across an area of 26,000 sq. meters and modelled on Hitachi’s Omika Works in Japan, Hitachi HiRel’s Sanand manufacturing works is the world-class and one of the most modern power electronics manufacturing facility in India. All aspects of manufacturing, testing and quality assurance are supported by highly experienced Japanese Expats stationed at the facility. Sanand Works employs Hitachi Omika Works (Japan) based software tools for engineering and manufacturing and has one of the most advanced product testing facilities in the country. Innovation through research & development has been rooted in its DNA. Hitachi Hi-Rel also has an additional facility at Gandhinagar near Ahmedabad in Gujarat which is sprawled across an area of 10,000 sq. meters. Its inhouse research & development facility, recognized by DSIR, Government of India, has enabled it to develop and market products that have become industry standards. With expertise, experience and an efficient product line, Hitachi Hi-Rel will always try to be your power electronics partner. When you choose to do business with Hitachi HiRel, you are partnering with a company who cares. 

VALUES

• Customer Delight: Make customers and their needs a primary focus of activities

• Quality Orientation: Accurately and carefully follow procedures for ensuring high quality output consistently

• Harmony: Respect diversity and ensure trust amongst all stakeholders • Sincerity: Exhibit fairness and integrity in all our business endeavors

• Pioneering Spirit: Lead the way in innovation and technology

GROWTH: Provide development opportunities for all employees and Encourage self-improvement MANUFACTURING WORKS

Our State-of-the-Art Manufacturing Facility is based at Sanand, near Ahmedabad, in Gujarat, India, which is modelled on Hitachi’s Omika Works, Japan. It is spreading over total area of about 26,000 sq. meters and manufactures a wide range of power electronics products like UPS, Variable Frequency Drives, Solar Inverters and Railway Inverters. Our modern Sanand Manufacturing works with facilities like designing & engineering, manufacturing and testing of power electronics products ensures highest product quality standards. Our manufacturing techniques ensure efficient and time saving method of manufacturing to meet customer requirement on shorter lead time. Sanand manufacturing works is the world class and one of the most modern power electronics manufacturing facility in India. It is the state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and is the heart of Hitachi Hi-Rel Power Electronics. It is located at Sanand, one of the fastest developing industrial hub of India and a dedicated Industrial park mainly for manufacturing facilities of MNCs. Neighboring plants include major MNCs like Ford Motors, Colgate, Allied Refractories, etc. Within a short span of 10 months’ time, Sanand manufacturing works got set th up and was inaugurated on 12 December 2012 by Hiroaki Nakanishi-san, Chairman, Representative Executive Officer and President of Hitachi Ltd. Facilities includes designing, engineering, manufacturing and testing of power electronics products. All aspects of manufacturing, testing and quality assurance are supported by highly experienced Japanese Expats stationed at the facility. Sanand Works employs Hitachi Omika Works (Japan) based software tools for engineering and manufacturing and has one of the most advanced product testing facilities in the country. Sanand manufacturing works is divided into five major zones named receiving area, material inward and store area, main assembly/ manufacturing area, shipping area and load bank area for a testing facility. Manufacturing shop floor is with anti-static epoxy flooring, and completely air-conditioned environment (with energy saving technology), being maintained with filters, to control dust particles of size more than 5 microns. Roof & walls are being insulated to prevent heat losses & provide a comfortable working environment. Ducts within the plant are circular in shape to minimize dust accumulation & improve aesthetics. Highly efficient cell manufacturing process is being assisted by a 3D CAD viewer system. Specially designed “Customer Witness area” is also available for inspection by the customers. These drives products manufactured here represent the most energy efficient means of process control. Hitachi Hi-Rel’s medium voltage variable frequency drives, low voltage variable frequency drives and engineered drive system (steel automation drives & process automation) reflect the best in process control. This unit is also manufacturing UPS and power conditioning back-up systems i.e. Industrial UPS systems which is our flagship product, works as an exceptional safeguard against power disruption in the power electronics industry. It reflects the industry’s ultimate in advanced technology having cutting edge IGBT based design and rugged performance. Proving themselves in mission critical applications, these industrial UPS systems lead by example. The company also manufactures the Grid Tied Solar Inverters locally in India at this Sanand manufacturing works, which is based on the contemporary technology of Hitachi Ltd, Japan. It is suitable for multi-megawatt solar power plants and currently generating 3 GW+ renewable power in Indian Solar Domain. Hitachi Hi-Rel also has an additional facility at Gandhinagar near Ahmedabad in Gujarat, India which is sprawled across an area of 10,000 sq. meters.

R&D CENTRE 

Innovation through research & development has been rooted in Hi-Rel DNA since 1984. Hitachi Hi-Rel has an in-house R&D (Research & Development) facility, set up in 1984, which is recognized by DSIR (Department of Scientific & Industrial Research), Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India enabling the development of valuable new products. This has enabled company to develop and market products that have become industry standards.

PRODUCT PORTFOLIO 

UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) 

• UPS is regarded as the ultimate solution to power problems by providing both uninterrupted Power Backup and Power Conditioning. 

    » UPS for Industrial, Commercial & Process and IT & Infrastructure Applications 

    » Customized solutions for Mission Critical Industrial Applications 

    » Range available from 1 to 250 kVA for 1 Phase and 10 to 500 KvA for 3 Phase 

    » Highly efficient IGBT based Inverter 

• UPS for Mission Critical & Process Industry Applications 

   » 3Ø Input – 1Ø Output System from 5 kVA to 250 kVA 

   » 3Ø Input – 3Ø Output System from 10 kVA to 500 kVA 

   » Battery Charger – from 24 VDC to 360 VDC (up to 1200A) 

• UPS for IT & Infrastructure Applications 

   » 1Ø Input – 1Ø Output system from 1 kVA to 10 kVA 

   » 3Ø Input – 1Ø Output System from 10 kVA to 20 kVA 

   » 3Ø Input – 3Ø Output System from 10 kVA to 500 kVA 

• VFD (Variable Frequency Drives) 

• Variable Frequency Drives used in electromechanical drive systems to control AC motor speed and torque by varying motor input frequency and voltage 

» Used in applications ranging from small appliances to the largest of mine mill drives and compressors. 

» Proven & rich experience in manufacturing & supplying drives with complete customized solutions 

» Medium & High Voltage Multi Level IGBT Drives up to 14,700 kVA (3.3 kV, 6.6 kV and 11 kV) 

» Low Voltage Drives from 0.2 kW to 450 kW 

• Grid Tied Solar Inverters 

   • Best available Grid Tied Solar Inverters which are high performance inverters, highly advanced & reliable, highly efficient, easy to install and safe 

» Heart of Solar power generating system 

» Over 3 GW+ installation base in India 

» Helping you achieve better ROI with higher yields and lower maintenance cost. 

» Central Inverters – 2.5 MW Outdoor Inverters (1500 VDC), 250 kW to 2850 kW (1000 VDC) 

» String Inverters – 4.4 kW to 255 kW (3ph), 1.1 kW to 6 kW (1ph) 

• Air Compressors 

  • Provide optimized compressed air solutions to customers through superior compressor technology, known around the world for universally applicable design, outstanding craftsmanship and superior quality 

» An innovator in rotary screw compression and vacuum technology 

» Environmental, reliable, quiet with excellent performance and easy to maintain 

» Sullair Oil Lubricated Screw Compressors – 4 kW to 450 kW 

» Hitachi Oil Free Scroll Compressors – 1.5 kW to 240 kW 

• Railway Inverters 

  • iTRac Railway Inverter for AC Coaches – 25 kVA Under Slung Inverters for AC Coaches 

» Specially developed for supplying power to the AC Package Unit for air conditioning of Railway AC Coaches 

» Successful development of energy supply system for Railway rolling stack application 

» Used for supplying power to the AC Package Unit for air conditioning of AC Coaches. 

• 6.5 kW Regulated Battery Chargers (RBC) for LHB Coaches 

» Latest technology IGBT based Regulated Battery Charger system to supply regulated DC for charging batteries in various Railway applications.

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