Hitachi/Lo-D Audio Cassette history.
Hitachi Ltd. was founded in 1910. It is a Japanese multinational corporation specializing in high-technology and services. The company is the parent of the Hitachi Group. Hitachi is the third largest technological company by revenue as of 2009. Company also used Lo-D name as a trademark under which they sell high end audio equipement in Japan.
Hitachi Ltd. owns a Hitachi Maxell, Ltd. (commonly known as Maxell) as a result all the Hitachi and Lo-D audio cassettes are just rebranded Maxell audio cassettes.
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