Mitsubishi Electric to Open New Engineering Facility in Kobe Enhanced engineering framework will support expansion of infrastructure business Business Wire TOKYO -- April 7, 2014 Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) announced today that it has completed construction of a new engineering facility in Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture to strengthen the company’s engineering framework for expanded infrastructure-related business in fields such as public projects, power plants/systems and railway transportation. The facility will start operating from the end of April. “Mitsubishi Electric is striving to expand its infrastructure business over the medium to long term to meet the increasing global demand for public and energy infrastructure,” said Hideki Fukushima, General Manager of the Kobe Works. “The new facility will enhance operational efficiency by consolidation of engineers in charge of design and development, and it will provide additional space for manufacturing activities and test-control equipment.” Facility Outline Location 1-1-2 Wadasakicho, Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan Building perimeter 2,250.70 square meters Floor space 15,626.42 square meters Structure 7-story steel frame Purpose Design-related engineering *Kobe Works Control and monitoring systems for public utilities and railway transportation infrastructure Resident divisions *Energy Systems Center and main products Power plants/systems and particle therapy systems *Transmission & Distribution Systems Center Systems for power transmission/distribution and system protection Operations Sequentially from the end of April 2014 Investment Approximately JPY 4 billion *LED lighting with dimmer control *Energy-efficient transformers, air conditioners, Green measures elevators with electric power regeneration, and more *South-facing light shelf and double-pane glass *600 square meters of rooftop vegetation About Mitsubishi Electric Corporation With over 90 years of experience in providing reliable, high-quality products, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) is a recognized world leader in the manufacture, marketing and sales of electrical and electronic equipment used in information processing and communications, space development and satellite communications, consumer electronics, industrial technology, energy, transportation and building equipment. Embracing the spirit of its corporate statement, Changes for the Better, and its environmental statement, Eco Changes, Mitsubishi Electric endeavors to be a global, leading green company, enriching society with technology. The company recorded consolidated group sales of 3,567.1 billion yen (US$ 37.9 billion*) in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013. For more information visit http://www.MitsubishiElectric.com *At an exchange rate of 94 yen to the US dollar, the rate given by the Tokyo Foreign Exchange Market on March 31, 2013 Contact: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation Customer Inquiries General Affairs Department Kobe Works https://www.MitsubishiElectric.com/ssl/contact/company/form http://www.MitsubishiElectric.com/ or Media Inquiries Katsunobu Muroi, +81-3-3218-2346 Public Relations Division prd.gnews@nk.MitsubishiElectric.co.jp http://www.MitsubishiElectric.com/news/
Mitsubishi Electric to Open New Engineering Facility in Kobe
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