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Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering Establishes Asia Hub in Singapore for Operation, Maintenance and After-Sales Servicing of Local Transportation Systems in the Region

Monday, April 5, 2021 - 8:29am

TOKYO, Apr 5, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering, Ltd. (MHIENG), a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) based in Yokohama, Japan, has newly established a Technical Service Center in Singapore within Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Asia Pacific Pte.

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  • TOKYO, Apr 5, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering, Ltd. (MHIENG), a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) based in Yokohama, Japan, has newly established a Technical Service Center in Singapore within Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Asia Pacific Pte.
  • Ltd. (MHI-AP), MHI's regional subsidiary, to strengthen operation, maintenance and after-sales servicing operations for its transportation system products in Asia.
  • It will collaborate closely with local government authorities and transportation system operators, enabling enhanced safety and reliability of local transportation systems -- a fundamental social infrastructure.
  • Through the new Technical Service Center, MHIENG will be able to ensure the safe operation of public transportation systems in Asia.

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Strengthens Footprint in EMEA Region

Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 10:40am

- Regional Headquarters to move to London, UK and new locations opened in Duisburg, Germany and Brussels, Belgium

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  • - Regional Headquarters to move to London, UK and new locations opened in Duisburg, Germany and Brussels, Belgium
    TOKYO, Apr 1, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Effective today, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has changed the name of its London-based European subsidiary from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Europe, Ltd. to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries EMEA, Ltd. (MHI-EMEA).
  • The change reflects the entity's expanded role as MHI's regional headquarters for the Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.
  • Europe and the wider EMEA region has been a key driver behind global efforts towards achieving net-zero targets.
  • Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group is one of the world's leading industrial groups, spanning energy, logistics & infrastructure, industrial machinery, aerospace and defense.

Mitsubishi Chemical Optimizes Global MMA Product Supply Network, Unifies Regional MMA Operations Under New Name—Mitsubishi Chemical Methacrylates

Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 12:00am

Companies under the Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation global Methyl-methacrylate (MMA) Domain unify today under a new name, Mitsubishi Chemical Methacrylates.

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  • Companies under the Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation global Methyl-methacrylate (MMA) Domain unify today under a new name, Mitsubishi Chemical Methacrylates.
  • Mitsubishi Chemical leverages digital technologies to connect regional production, costs and supply to meet the global demand for MMA.
  • The formation of Mitsubishi Chemical Methacrylates demonstrates our commitment to providing reliable MMA supply to our customers in every corner of the world, said Hitoshi Sasaki, chief executive officer, Mitsubishi Chemical Methacrylates.
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Methacrylates (MCM) is the global Methacrylates Division of Mitsubishi Chemical.

MHI Concludes Contract for France-Japan Joint Research Project to Enhance the Functionality of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles for Mine Countermeasures

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 1:17am

This joint research project is being conducted based on a France-Japan strategic roadmap to "continue cooperation including producing a prototype using sophisticated mine detection technology and conducting sea trials."

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  • This joint research project is being conducted based on a France-Japan strategic roadmap to "continue cooperation including producing a prototype using sophisticated mine detection technology and conducting sea trials."
  • Testing will be conducted in Japan through 2024, followed by trials in France.
  • Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group is one of the world's leading industrial groups, spanning energy, logistics & infrastructure, industrial machinery, aerospace and defense.
  • For more information, please visit www.mhi.com or follow our insights and stories on www.spectra.mhi.com.

MHI Concludes Final Agreement on Transfer of Naval and Governmental Ships Business of Mitsui E&S Shipbuilding

Monday, March 29, 2021 - 11:04am

TOKYO, Mar 29, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has reached a final agreement with Mitsui E&S Holdings Co., Ltd. under which MHI will take over the Naval and Governmental Ships business of Mitsui E&S Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. A formal agreement on the transfer has been signed.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Mar 29, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has reached a final agreement with Mitsui E&S Holdings Co., Ltd. under which MHI will take over the Naval and Governmental Ships business of Mitsui E&S Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. A formal agreement on the transfer has been signed.
  • Mitsui E&S Shipbuilding, an operating company of Mitsui E&S Holdings, has strengths in the construction and repair of auxiliary ship, such as supply ships and oceanographic survey ships for Japan's Ministry of Defense, as well as governmental ships such as vessel for patrolling local fishing waters.
  • In recent years the company has also been actively developing new technologies incorporated into autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV) and autonomous surface vehicles (ASV).
  • Under the newly signed agreement, MHI will take over the entirety of Mitsui E&S Shipbuilding's operations in Naval and Governmental Ships, including AUVs and ASVs.

Mitsubishi Minatomirai Industrial Museum Enhances Online Distribution Capabilities from April

Monday, March 29, 2021 - 9:07am

TOKYO, Mar 29, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - On April 1st (Thursday), the Mitsubishi Minatomirai Industrial Museum (Nishi-Ku, Yokohama City), operated by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, will introduce measures for dealing with the spread of Covid 19.

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  • TOKYO, Mar 29, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - On April 1st (Thursday), the Mitsubishi Minatomirai Industrial Museum (Nishi-Ku, Yokohama City), operated by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, will introduce measures for dealing with the spread of Covid 19.
  • Starting from April, the newly established event distribution studio will hold three kinds of online events, General, Special, and Educational.
  • Mitsubishi Minatomirai Industrial Museum was first opened in June 1994 in Yokohama City's Minatomirai district, an area with which MHI Group has a deep connection, in order to help interaction with local people and promote interest in science and technology.
  • Going forward, the museum will take steps towards further increasing the recognition levels and brand awareness of MHI Group through enrichment of online distribution functions.

Mitsubishi Power Commences Development of World's First Ammonia-fired 40MW Class Gas Turbine System

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 9:46am

TOKYO, Mar 1, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Power, a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, has commenced development of a 40-megawatt (MW) class gas turbine that is fueled by 100% ammonia (NH3).

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Mar 1, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Power, a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, has commenced development of a 40-megawatt (MW) class gas turbine that is fueled by 100% ammonia (NH3).
  • Going forward, after combustion and other testing, Mitsubishi Power is targeting commercialization in or around 2025.
  • Mitsubishi Power is working to reduce environmental impact through the development of high-efficiency power generation technologies.
  • Developing a method for directly combusting ammonia will further expand Mitsubishi Power's lineup of carbon-free power generation systems.

Mitsubishi Electric to Establish FA Products Service Center in Malaysia

Monday, February 15, 2021 - 2:10am

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO:6503) announced today that it will establish the Malaysia FA Center on the premises of its subsidiary Mitsubishi Electric Sales Malaysia Sdn.

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  • Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO:6503) announced today that it will establish the Malaysia FA Center on the premises of its subsidiary Mitsubishi Electric Sales Malaysia Sdn.
  • Bhd., which is located in Selangor state on the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia.
  • The new facility, which is scheduled to start operating on March 1, will strengthen servicing and support for Mitsubishi Electric factory automation (FA) products in Malaysia and thereby facilitate expansion of the companys local business in FA systems.
  • These firms span numerous industries, including electrical, electronic, automotive, food and beverage, and more, each of which requires various services for the FA products they use.

MHI Thermal Systems Demonstrates the Potential to Remove and Inactivate the Novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) through Proprietary Air Purification Technology

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - 6:20am

TOKYO, Feb 10, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Thermal Systems Ltd. (MHI Thermal Systems) a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) Group, has confirmed its latest technology has the ability to remove and inactivate the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) by enzyme-urea formulation processing technology or irradiation by UV-C LED (ultraviolet-C light-emitting diode).

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Feb 10, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Thermal Systems Ltd. (MHI Thermal Systems) a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) Group, has confirmed its latest technology has the ability to remove and inactivate the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) by enzyme-urea formulation processing technology or irradiation by UV-C LED (ultraviolet-C light-emitting diode).
  • Holding the potential to remove and inactivate airborne viruses with a unique air filer trapping innovation.
  • The results show the ability to control the novel coronavirus by air purification marking a significant step towards MHI Thermal Systems tackling the worldwide pandemic with its expert technology.
  • Having now confirmed the efficiency of its technology against the novel coronavirus, going forward MHI Thermal Systems will continue its collaboration with Professor Katayamas research group.

Nidec to Acquire Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machine Tool Co., Ltd.

Thursday, February 4, 2021 - 11:30pm

After completion of the acquisition, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machine Tool will become the Nidec-Shimposthird main business.

Key Points: 
  • After completion of the acquisition, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machine Tool will become the Nidec-Shimposthird main business.
  • Since then, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machine Tool has been a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and has grown its business, while supporting Japanese manufacturing for many years.
  • Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machine Tool has products related to automotive transmissions and reducers businesses, such as a gear cutting machine and a gear grinding machine with high accuracy and efficiency.
  • It is our intention to mutually leverage the Nidec Groups and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machine Tools respective technological capabilities, brand strength, and customer bases, to contribute to the further development of the global machine tool market.