Hitachi Power Systems Canada

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Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Canada, Ltd.
Type Limited company
Industry Industrial Fabricating
Founded 1988
Headquarters Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Key people Tom Kishchuk, president
Products pressure vessels, wind turbine towers, power generation equipment parts & repair services (steam, gas and hydro turbines), custom machining and welding
Employees 260
Website [1]

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Canada, Ltd. (MHPSC) located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada was established in 1988 and is part of the Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Group. In 2012 the company merged its Canadian operations in Calgary, Mississauga and Saskatoon into one company with its headquarters based in Saskatoon.[1] The company is a leader in custom steel manufacturing for the industrial and energy markets world wide.

Notable projects include wind turbine towers for SaskPower's Centennial wind farm.

History[edit]

Hitachi Canadian Industries (Saskatoon Manufacturing Facility)

  • 1988 Began manufacturing steam turbine casings, employing 30 people in Saskatoon
  • 1990s Adjusted focus to include the production of large industrial gas turbine casings
  • 2000 Expanded to 100,000 sq ft (9,300 m2).
  • 2001 Became the North American service center for Hitachi H25 gas turbines
  • 2002 Began manufacturing wind towers and pressure vessels
  • 2006 Expanded to 200,000 sq ft (19,000 m2).and manufacturing first shell and tube type heat exchanger
  • 2008 HCI celebrates its 20th anniversary in Saskatoon, and employs over 200 people

Hitachi Power Systems Canada Ltd.

  • 2012 HCI merges with Hitachi Canada Ltd. (Mississauga and Calgary) to become Hitachi Power Systems Canada Ltd. Head office is established in Saskatoon, SK

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Canada, Ltd.

  • 2014 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Hitachi, Ltd. form an international joint venture for their power divisions. The Saskatoon headquarters becomes Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Canada Ltd.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Canadian Press (April 3, 2012). "Hitachi moves Canadian headquarters to Saskatoon to buff up power business". Canadian Business. Retrieved 2012-04-04. 

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