Mitsubishi Corporation, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, engages in the manufacture and marketing of a range of products, including energy, metals, machinery, chemicals, and living essentials through its domestic and overseas network. The company is also involved in various businesses by investing in areas, such as natural resources development and project development; and it is engaged in finance businesses. The company also engages in businesses, such as creating new business models in the fields of new energy and the environment, and new technology-related businesses. Segments The company’s segments include Business Innovation Group, Industrial Finance, Logistics & Development Group; Energy Business Group; Metals Group; Machinery Group; Chemicals Group; and Living Essentials Group. Business Innovation Group The Business Innovation Group's businesses include new energy and the environment, medical healthcare, ICT (information and communications technology), and media consumer businesses. Industrial Finance, Logistics & Development Group The Industrial Finance, Logistics & Development Group is developing shosha-type industrial finance businesses. These include merchant banking and M&A businesses, such as asset management and buyout investment; asset finance and business development businesses, such as leasing businesses and real estate funds; and businesses in other fields, including real estate development, ownership and management, and logistics services and insurance. Energy Business Group The Energy Business Group, in addition to developing and investing in oil and gas projects, conducts trading activities in areas, such as crude oil, petroleum products, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), liquefied natural gas (LNG), and carbon materials and products. Metals Group The Metals Group trades, develops businesses, and invests in a range of fields. These include steel products, such as steel sheets and thick plates; steel raw materials, such as coking coal and iron ore; and non-ferrous raw materials and products, such as copper and aluminum. Machinery Group The Machinery Group trades machinery in a range of fields, in which it also develops businesses and invests. These fields extend from plants for producing essential industrial materials, including electricity, natural gas, petroleum, chemicals, and steel, to equipment and machinery for transportation and distribution industries, including ships, trains, and automobiles. It is also active in the aerospace and defense industries; and in general industrial equipment and machinery, including construction machinery, machine tools, and agricultural machinery. Chemicals Group The Chemicals Group trades and invests in the commodity chemicals and functional chemicals fields. Commodity chemicals include petrochemicals, olefins and aromatics, methanol, ammonia, chlor-alkali, fertilizer, and inorganic chemicals. Functional chemicals include plastics, functional materials, electronic materials, food ingredients, and fine chemicals. Living Essentials Group The Living Essentials Group provides products and services in a range of fields related to foods (commodity), foods (products), textiles, and general merchandise. Significant Events On September 1, 2009, Absolut Chemicals Inc. has partnered up with Mitsubishi Corp. for a Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) project at Absoluts plant in Lian, Batangas. The CDM plant complements Absoluts existing biological waste and water treatment facilities. On October 15, 2009, Samyang Corp. has agreed to establish a joint venture (JV) with Mitsubishi Corporation for the production of bisphenol-A, a key raw material of engineering plastic polycarbonate. In November 2009, the company and Samyang Corp. signed an investment pact to build a joint-venture chemical company. History Mitsubishi Corporation was founded in 1950.
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