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Hitachi Metals, Hitachi Cable to merge from April 2013
November 13, 2012 / 5:50 AM / 5 years ago

Hitachi Metals, Hitachi Cable to merge from April 2013

TOKYO, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Hitachi Metals Ltd and Hitachi Cable Ltd announced on Tuesday that the two Hitachi Ltd subsidiaries will merge in April, creating a materials maker with interests ranging from automotive and electronics parts to fibre optics.

The merger will boost efficiency amid increasing market competition, the two companies said in a joint statement. (Reporting by Shinichi Saoshiro; Editing by Michael Watson)

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