Hitachi High Technologies America, Inc.

“The projected shortage of technical talent will adversely affect our ability to innovate new products or find solutions to societal problems.  I believe it is our role as a technology leader to help mentor future generations of technologists.”

- Craig Kerkove, CEO

Why is your company signing the Commitment to Excellence?

We feel it is our corporate social responsibility to inspire the next generation of STEM learners.

What are your company’s specific PreK-12 STEM interests (e.g. computer programming, robotics, engineering, etc.)?

Nanotechnology, Microscopy, Science

Please share ways in which your company collaborates with state/local organizations or other companies around STEM learning.

We are heavily involved with education offices around the country at all grade levels. We partner with teachers and students alike to loan our tabletop scanning electron microscopes so students are able to get hands-on learning.