Hitachi Zosen Corp. engages in the design and construction of environmental systems, industrial plants, industrial machinery, process and infrastructure-related equipment, disaster prevention systems, and precision machinery. It operates through the following segments: Environmental Systems and Industrial Plants, Machinery, Infrastructure, and Other. The Environmental Systems and Industrial Plants segment manages recycling facilities, water and sludge treatment facilities, power generation equipment, biomass utilization systems, and seawater desalination plants. The Machinery segment offers marine diesel engines, boilers, nuclear equipment, plastic machinery, food filling, and precision equipment. The Infrastructure segment deals with bridges, water gates, chimneys, shield excavators, disaster prevention systems, and wind power generation. The Other segment includes transportation, warehousing, and cargo handling businesses. The company was founded by Edward H. Hunter on April 1, 1881 and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.