Mitsubishi Electric United States

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Mitsubishi Electric US Holdings, Inc.
Subsidiary
Founded 2002
Headquarters Cypress, California, United States
Area served
United States
Key people
Kiyoshi Furukawa, President and CEO
Number of employees
Approximately 2,500
Parent Mitsubishi Electric
Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc.
Divisions Elevator and Escalator Division
International Purchasing Division
Cooling & Heating Division
Photovoltaic Division
Semiconductor Division
Visual and Imaging Systems Division
Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc.
Diamond Vision Systems
Visual and Imaging Systems Division
Subsidiaries Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America, Inc.
Mitsubishi Electric Automation. Inc.
Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.
Website Mitsubishi Electric US

Mitsubishi Electric United States (officially Mitsubishi Electric US Holdings, Inc.) is the principal subsidiary of Mitsubishi Electric Corporation in the United States. It is headquartered in Cypress, California and was incorporated in 2002.[1] and its affiliates, have roughly 50 locations throughout North America with approximately 4,000 employees. Its five main affiliate companies are: Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc.; Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc.; Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America, Inc.; Mitsubishi Electric Automation. Inc.; and Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.[2]

Within Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. are six separate divisions: Photovoltaic Division, Semiconductor Division, Elevator and Escalator Division, Cooling & Heating Division, International Purchasing Division and Visual and Imaging Systems Division. Diamond Vision Systems and UPS Division are two divisions of Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc.

Mitsubishi Electric US Holdings, Inc. and its group companies engage in engineering, manufacturing, sales and after-service in several business areas. Its principal products include semiconductor devices, automotive electrical components, elevators and escalators, cooling and heating products, photovoltaic panels, industrial-use factory automation products, display walls, digital printers, digital signage, large-scale video displays and power infrastructure equipment and systems.[2]

History[edit]

Mitsubishi Electric announced a major restructuring of its activities in the United States in October 1998, including the closure of its Astronet Corporation subsidiary and cellular mobile telephone unit, and a focusing on its digital television, computer hardware and building systems activities.[3]

In June 2000 Mitsubishi Electric and NEC Corporation announced that they would combine their U.S. monitor manufacturing and marketing operations into a new 50:50 joint-venture company, NEC-Mitsubishi Electronics Display of America.[4]

In May 2003 Mitsubishi Electric Power Products Inc. opened a new 50,000-square-foot (4,600 m2) headquarters and manufacturing facility in Warrendale, Pennsylvania.[5]

In May 2011 Mitsubishi Electric announced that it would exit the 65-inch (1,700 mm) and smaller categories of consumer television products in the U.S. and forming a new company based in Irvine, California, Mitsubishi Electric Visual Solutions America Inc., to focus on large-screen visual systems.[6] In April 2013, Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc. opened a 350,000 square-foot power transformer factory in Memphis, Tennessee, built at a cost of $200 million.[7][8] and shipped its first transformer in December 2014.

In April 2014, Mitsubishi Electric formed the Visual and Imaging Systems Division to market and support display walls and imaging products.

Products[edit]

Mitsubishi Electric United States' principal products include:[9]

  • Automation Equipment
  • Automotive Electronics and Electrical Components
  • Commercial Hand Dryers
  • Display Walls
  • Elevators and Escalators
  • Heating and Air Conditioning
  • Robotics
  • Imaging Products
  • Ozone Water Treatment Systems
  • Photographic and Thermal Printers
  • Power Transmission and Distribution Equipment
  • Rail Transit Systems
  • Semiconductors
  • Solar/Photovoltaic Power Modules
  • Stadium and Arena Displays
  • Uninterruptible Power Supplies

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://investing.businessweek.com/research/stocks/private/snapshot.asp?privcapId=6450476"Mitsubishi Electric US Holdings" Bloomberg Businessweek.
  2. ^ a b http://www.mitsubishielectric-usa.com/"Mitsubishi Electric US Company Websites". Mitsubishi Electric US web site. Retrieved 19 March 2013.
  3. ^ "Mitsubishi to reorganize its United States operations". The New York Times. 30 October 1998. Retrieved 21 July 2011. 
  4. ^ "NEC, Mitsubishi Combine U.S. Display Operations". CRN. 26 June 2000. Retrieved 21 July 2011. 
  5. ^ "Mitsubishi Electric opens new headquarters". Pittsburgh Business Times. 9 May 2003. Retrieved 21 July 2011. 
  6. ^ "Mitsubishi Electric forms new TV systems business in Irvine". Los Angeles Business. 24 May 2011. Retrieved 21 July 2011. 
  7. ^ "Mitsubishi shows off new Memphis facility". Memphis Business Journal. 19 April 2013. Retrieved 22 April 2013. 
  8. ^ "Mitsubishi Plant Opens in Southwest Memphis". Memphis Daily News. 20 April 2013. Retrieved 22 April 2013. 
  9. ^ http://www.mitsubishielectric-usa.com/”Mitsubishi Electric US Company Websites”. Mitsubishi Electric US web site. Retrieved 19 March 2013.


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