Hitachi’s IoT Service Hitachi Global Data Integration is Adopted by Sullair USA for its Connected Services
Streamlines upkeep by establishing running status of air compressors operating worldwide
Helps guarantee continued safe and safeandsecure usage of devices
TOKYO, Mar 29, 2022 – (JCN Newswire) – Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) today revealed that Hitachi Global Data Integration (“HGDI”)(1), an IoT service that supports the growth of business’ international IoT organizations, hasactually been embraced by Sullair, LLC (“Sullair”), which makes and markets air compressors, for its linked services organization.
As one of Hitachi’s Lumada(2) services that speedup digital development, HGDI supplies a detailed system environment to assistance the collection, storage, management, and usage of information sentout from interaction gadgets linked to the pertinent devices, which is then utilized to troubleshoot and solution the different problems that can prevent the usage of IoT innovations in a international environment.
The collection and storage of operating information on Sullair devices operating internationally permits the user to establish the status of the devices in genuine time by fromanotherlocation tracking the operating status. The capability to improve the upkeep of devices situated throughout the world and offer optimum services to avoid devices failure and other devices malfunctioning will allow Sullair to advance its after-sales service and other repeating company.
In this period of ever more speedingup social modification requiring a quick reaction, such as the wayoflife modifications brought about by COVID-19, unmatched natural catastrophes, and international warming, business face the obstacle of reacting to the requires of the market while at the exactsame time producing a sustainable society that balances the economy and the environment. To address these obstacles, we requirement to evenmore reinforce contacts and relationships with clients and business through the usage of information. IoT information gathered from items and options is anticipated to enhance usability, improve service operations, and decrease the ecological effect.
Sullair hasactually constructed a linked services organization that gathers and uses operating info and other IoT information on its air compressors offered through its aroundtheworld sales network in order to reinforce the business’s relationship with users and dealerships in the after-sales stages of regular assessments to guarantee steady operation of devices, sales of consumables, and repairwork. The intro of HDGI is part of the business’s efforts to boost its arrangement of these services.
In 2020, Hitachi introduced HGDI, an IoT service that supports the IoT organization of business operating in a worldwide environment. This assistance takes the type of preparing and handling the interaction lines needed for IoT to be utilized throughout nations and areas, and supplying all the standard functions required to gather information from “things” and makeuseof it effectively, consistingof the arrangement and operation of a systems environment for the collection, storage, and effective usage of information. HGDI supports the effective usage of information by linking OT- particular information structures and interaction procedures established by Hitachi over numerous years to IT, to acquire functional information from interaction gadgets installed on devices.
HGDI will makeitpossiblefor Sullair’s end-users and dealerships to check the operating status of air compressors in their particular areas fromanotherlocation by using IoT information on operating status. The system likewise shows a map proving the place info and operating status of gadgets
for each licensed user, and is gearedup with a caution function in regard of theft and usage in unanticipated areas, such as gadgets brought into limited locations.
In the future, HGDI will link information in genuine time with Sullair’s “My Sullair” website service to assistance procedures such as the purchase of routine replacement parts and consumables as and when needed, as well as the purchase of brand-new items as devices ages, assisting to guarantee its continued safe and safeandsecure usage.
This will makeitpossiblefor devices to be preserved in an proper condition by proposing upkeep based on its operating status. Moreover, it can be utilized for marketing efforts and brand-new item style, such as the choice of sales channels or the optimization of upkeep places or parts circulation. In addition, picturing functional details will contribute to evenmore quality enhancement, while enhancing energy effectiveness will contribute to our efforts to attain carbon neutrality and a circular economy.
The intro of this service is supported by KDDI(3), a partner in IoT Worldwide Architecture, and Hitachi U.S. subsidiary Hitachi Vantara LLC. The interaction gadget uses Hitachi Industrial Equipment Systems’ CPTrans series. The setup of the CPTrans-MGW in the air compressor allows information to be gathered and kept on the place info (GPS) of the air compressor and its operating status through the network.
Hitachi will continue its efforts to progress its upkeep innovation and promote digital change (DX) through the usage of IoT information in a range of markets both in Japan and abroad, consistingof producing, logistics, and social facilities. We will work to broaden brand-new services using functional information gathered from items delivered locally and worldwide, and evenmore reinforce partnership with different partners to aid business broaden their international IoT organization.
Responses to this statement from partner business
KDDI Corporation: Keiichi Mori, Senior Managing Executive Officer and Director; Executive Director, Solution Business Sector
KDDI seriously invites Sullair’s launch of HGDI. KDDI hasactually been working to broaden its linked automobile and commercial IoT-enabled service consideringthat 2018, when it started promoting cooperation in its international IoT service “IoT Worldwide Architecture”. We will continue to enhance our partnership with Hitachi while actively establishing options that optimize worth development with our clients.
Sullair, LLC : John Randall, President & CEO
To be effective, our clients cannot have unintended downtime in their operations. This is why we’re firedup to deal our end consumers this brand-new Hitachi IoT service that will aid them enhance efficiency, minimize upkeep expenses, and enhance energy usage. We appearance forward to working with Hitachi to continue to broaden our efforts.
Hitachi Industrial Equipment Systems Co.,Ltd. : Yasuhiro Takeuchi, President and Director
Hitachi Industrial Equipment Systems invites Sullair’s intro of HGDI. Sullair is a vital gamer in the Hitachi Group’s worldwide method for its air compressor company, and linked services will aid us pursue even higher client worth. We will continue to work on more worth co-creation by enhancing the linkage with the international router CPTrans-MGW.
(1) Hitachi News Release June 18, 2020: Hitachi Launches “Hitachi Global Data Integration,” an IoT Service That Supports the Expansion of Companies’ Global IoT Businesses. bit.ly/36CtmAL
(2) Lumada: A cumulative term for services, services and innovations based on Hitachi’s advanced digital innovations for producing worth from clients’ information speedingup digital development
(3) KDDI News Releases June 07, 2018: KDDI Offers Integrated Architecture for Worldwide IoT Accelerating New Value Generation, Efficiency for Global Corporations. bit.ly/3tKDctk
About Hitachi, Ltd.
Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, contributes to a sustainable society with a greater quality of life by driving development through information and innovation as the Social Innovation Business. Hitachi is focused on fortifying its contribution to the Environment, the Resilience of organization and social facilities as well as detailed programs to improve Security & Safety. Hitachi dealswith the problems dealtwith by clients and society throughout 6 domains: IT, Energy, Mobility, Industry, Smart Life and Automotive Systems through its proprietary Lumada services. The business’s combined incomes for financial year 2020 (ended March 31, 2021) amountedto 8,729.1 billion yen ($78.6 billion), with 871 combined subsidiaries and around 350,000 workers worldwide. For more info on Hitachi, please checkout the business’s site at https://www.hitachi.com.
About Sullair, LLC
For more than 55 years, Sullair hasactually been on the leading edge of compressed air options. We were one of the veryfirst to carryout rotary screw innovation in our air compressors, and our makers are well-known throughout the world for their famous toughness. As the market moves forward, we will stay at the leadingedge with quality individuals, development, and air compressors that are constructed to last.
Sullair endedupbeing a Hitachi Group Company in July 2017 and is part of the Hitachi Industrial Equipment Systems Co., Ltd. compressor portfolio.
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