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TARRYTOWN, NY, May 2, 2004-- Hitachi America, Ltd., Power and Industrial Division, today introduced its newest small character continuous ink jet printer. The PX-P460U Pigmented Type Printer has been designed to provide superb coding on the black and dark surface products such as, but not limited to, automotive parts, electrical and electronic devices, steel and injection molding products. Hitachi has been manufacturing small character continuous ink jet printers since 1975.

The PX-P460U features a 10.4” color LCD touch panel with full intuitive menus on the screen providing easy and quick operation and maintenance. The PX-P460U deploys a newly developed unique and innovative ink circulation system, including automatic intermittent mechanical stirring system, which maintains precise pigment suspension and helps reduce fluid evaporation and achieves a very low cost of operation. Nozzle and gutter are automatically cleaned before shutdown. The new viscosity and density control feature provides stable ink drop formation and keeps print quality high.

For further information contact Hitachi at Or visit the company online at To learn more, please visit Hitachi at Interwire 2005 Booth#3213, May 16-19, 2005, Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, GA and at East Pack 2005 Booth#4413, June 13-16, 2005, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, NY..

Hitachi America, Ltd., Power & Industrial Division supplies a broad range of Industrial and Power generation products and services. The division supplies major equipment to power generation and distribution facilities, including hydroelectric, thermal and nuclear power plants. The division also supplies sophisticated industrial equipment and components for application in pharmaceutical plants, food & beverage processing, steel making, mass transit systems, chemical plants, and other manufacturing facilities.

Hitachi America, Ltd., a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., markets and manufactures a broad range of electronics, computer systems and products, and consumer electronics, and provides industrial equipment and services throughout North America. For more information, visit

Hitachi, Ltd., (NYSE: HIT), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a leading global electronics company with approximately 326,000 employees worldwide. Fiscal 2003 (ended March 31, 2004) consolidated sales totaled 8,632.4 billion yen ($81.4 billion). The company offers a wide range of systems, products and services in market sectors including information systems, electronic devices, power and industrial systems, consumer products, materials and financial services. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company’s Website at