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Hitachi Introduces The 132-240kW DSP Series Oil Free Compressors To North America

TARRYTOWN, NY, November 9, 2010-- Hitachi America, Ltd., Industrial Components and Equipment Division, today announced that it has expanded its product line of Oil-Free Rotary Screw Air Compressors to include units in the size range 132-240kW.  Hitachi has been producing oil-free compressors for more than fifty years and boasts a history of compressor innovation spanning nearly a century. Hitachi’s expertise in this area laid the foundation for this advanced product series.

“The expansion of our Larger DSP Series creates unparalleled value for the discriminating air user. Innovations such as life cycle cost reductions, space conservation and increased efficiency make this product a real asset to the manufacturing environment. The expanded portfolio also represents Hitachi’s continuing focus on serving both our customers’ needs and on our mission to create products that are environmentally-friendly, ” noted Nitin G. Shanbhag, Senior Manager of the Hitachi Air Technology Group.

Feature highlights of the DSP Series 132-240kW Product portfolio include:

  • Innovative “U-Structure” space saving design (up to 30+% space savings)
  • Reduced life cycle costs via elimination of belts and couplings
  • HX-18 PTFE free rotor coatings to eliminate performance degradation and produce “Ultimate Air Quality”
  • Patented “Power Save” function to reduce energy consumption and to protect compressor from short-cycling
  • Patented Hi-Precooler to provide efficient cooling and increased longevity for coolers
  • Patented Oil Mist Remover to prevent oil mists from venting into the atmosphere.
  • Patented Rotor Profile from stainless steel rotors for unparalleled efficiency
  • Industry-leading low sound levels and vibration isolation.
  • Hitachi motors and airends to convey highest efficiencies throughout the operating range.


Hitachi’s DSP Series Oil-Free Screw Air Compressors are part of the Air Technology Group, which is based in Charlotte, NC.  The Charlotte facility is the center for all Air Technology Group business operations, warehousing and training for Distribution Partners and OEMs.

For more information, please visit or contact  For direct assistance, please call 704-494-3008 x 28.

About Hitachi

Hitachi America, Ltd., Industrial Components and Equipment Division supplies a broad range of sophisticated electrical and electronic components for application in pharmaceutical plants, food and beverage processing plants, chemical plants and other manufacturing facilities.

Hitachi America, Ltd., headquartered in Tarrytown, New York, a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., and its subsidiary companies offer a broad range of electronics, power and industrial equipment and services, automotive products and consumer electronics with operations throughout the Americas.  For more information, visit  For information on other Hitachi Group companies in the United States, please visit

Hitachi, Ltd., (NYSE: HIT / TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a leading global electronics company with approximately 360,000 employees worldwide. Fiscal 2009 (ended March 31, 2010) consolidated revenues totaled 8,968 billion yen ($96.4 billion). Hitachi will focus more than ever on the Social Innovation Business, which includes information and telecommunication systems, power systems, environmental, industrial and transportation systems, and social and urban systems, as well as the sophisticated materials and key devices that support them. For more information on Hitachi, please visit Hitachi's website at

132-240kW DSP Series Oil Free Compressors

Hitachi Internal U-Structure Space Saving Design
Hitachi Internal U-Structure Space Saving Design


Michelle M. Cio
Hitachi America, Limited

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