Hitachi Cable Querétaro History
Namihei Odaira - 1910
Namihei Odaira was born on January 15th 1874 in Shimotsuga, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. He was Hitachi’s founder back in 1910.
First Product - 1910
Namihei Odaira and coleagues started manufacturing a 5 hp electrical engine. First Hitachi’s product, assembled in 1910.
Electrical Cables - 1956
Hitachi Cable was stablished in 1956 manufacturing electrical cables for the energy sector and by 1971 started producing rubber hoses.
HCQ Beginings - 1994
HCQ started up operations on may 3rd, 1994 being our bussiness line the high pressure hose assembly for hydraulic steering.
New Location - 2000
During 2000 we made our first expansion adding to our product line, metallic connections for high pressure hoses as well as the first breake hose assembly lines.
Certification - 2006
In 2006 we achieved ISO/TS and ISO 14001 certifications.
Plant Expansion - 2009
We expanded and moved to El Marques back in 2009, adding extra space forbreake hose assembly and connections.
ABS Sensors - 2013
On June 2013 the antilock ABS production started, including the wire assembly.
Hitachi Metals - 2013
In 2013 Hitachi Cable group becomes part of Hitachi Metals group division offering a wide variety of products and services including electrical cables, cooper productos for electric components and automobile parts.
Torque Sensors and EPB Harnesses - 2015
During 2015 started our product expansion adding the torque sensor production (Electric Steering) also the cable assembly for electric handbrake (EPB).
Philosophy - Reason of Being
In HCQ we work base don Hitachi’s philosophy and our values, with them we set our reason of being.
“We create safety, we care about people”