Yataro Iwasaki founded the company in 1870 in the form of a shipping firm, launching the first Mitsubishi Company. Mitsubishi Group has grown into a suite of independent companies active in nearly every sector of industry. Originally, Mitsubishi Electric was founded in 1921. Ever since, it has been at the forefront of Japan's technical ingenuity and product innovation.
The first product created by the company was an electric fan for consumer use. From this innovation till the present, Mitsubishi Electric has continued to create a long list of firsts and innovative technologies that have shaped business fields all over the world. The company’s products include:
- Air conditioning systems - Home products - Factory automation systems - Automotive equipment - Building systems - Energy systems - Semiconductors and devices - Visual information systems - Transportation systems - Information and communication systems - Space systems - Public systems
The purpose of the company is to contribute to the realization of a vibrant and sustainable society through continuous technological innovation and ceaseless creativity.
The company has been carrying out initiatives to realize a low-carbon, recycling-based society that functions in harmony with nature, reflecting Mitsubishi Electric’s resolution and capacity to operate as a responsible, eco-minded corporate company. The company’s new Environmental Sustainability Vision 2050 positions environmental protection as an even greater corporate priority and stipulates increased initiatives toward this end. Thus, it continues to implement key initiatives based on its Environmental Declaration and Three Environmental Action Guidelines toward 2050.
Head office Mitsubishi Electric Corporation Tokyo Building, 2-7-3, Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8310, Japan Tel: (+81) 3-3218-2111 Web: https://www.mitsubishielectric.com/en/index.html