CSR – Mitsubishi Electric's Business Lines

Building Systems

Ensuring building safety and security with the world's foremost elevator systems

With over 80 years of experience, we have supplied elevators to customers in over 90 countries. In Japan, one in three elevators now in operation was made by Mitsubishi Electric.
In terms of building management systems business, we ensure greater energy efficiency as well as safety and security through our building security systems that include access control and the management of building facilities.

Main products

  • Elevators
  • Escalators
  • Building management systems
  • Building security systems

Factory Automation Systems

Underpinning manufacturing in the world as a leading FA supplier

We are one of the three major FA suppliers in the world underpinning manufacturing by developing and providing a wide range of FA products including PLCs and laser processing machines. Emphasis is placed on the e-F@ctory solution, which combines FA and IT technologies to reduce the total cost of development, production and maintenance as a whole, supporting the future of manufacturing.

Main products

  • Programmable logic controllers (PLCs)
  • Laser processing machines
  • Servo systems
  • Industrial robots
  • Energy-saving support systems
  • Circuit breakers

Public Systems

Supporting a better tomorrow with cutting edge technologies at work in our everyday life

Our solutions cover a number of fields that underpin our everyday life, including advanced social infrastructure and public facilities and services. We enhance quality of living by creating solutions that are truly needed by society, from making society safer and more secure with water and environmental systems and advanced medicine to supplying video entertainment solutions.

Main products

  • Water treatment technologies
  • Aircraft management and training systems
  • Particle therapy system
  • Large screen video systems
  • Disaster information systems
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Energy Systems

Building power infrastructure across the entire energy value chain as one of Japan's foremost suppliers

Energy systems represent a core strength that we have engaged in since our founding. We have contributed greatly to the development of power infrastructure around the world in all phases of the energy value chain, from generation and transmission to distribution. As demand grows for clean energy, we are actively developing new energy businesses related to smart grids and other fields.

Main products

  • Turbine generators
  • Protection and control systems
  • Vacuum breakers
  • Transformers
  • Substation systems
  • Grid stabilization systems
  • Switchgears
  • Photovoltaic systems

Transportation Systems

A leader in railway solutions providing a full range of equipment and systems for rolling stock

We developed an unrivaled level of technical prowess from our involvement in the development of rolling stock and operating systems for all of Japan's Shinkansen since it began service back in 1964. We are also utilizing our expertise in power and communications across various fields to improve energy efficiency. Our products have already been adopted by more than 30 countries around the world. Our goal is to support comfortable rail services in Japan and abroad that are both safe and energy efficient.

Main products

  • Electrical products for rolling stock
  • Air conditioning systems for rolling stock
  • Rolling stock information management systems
  • Electricity control systems
  • Train vision
  • Transportation planning and control systems

Automotive Equipment

Contributing to the advancements in motorization with a broad lineup of products

We were the first in the world to produce an electric power steering system and today many of our products hold a leading market share globally, enabling us to support the creation of safer, more secure, and more comfortable cars. We are helping make safer, more secure cars, by reflecting the various needs of the automobile society to automotive equipments, such as electric vehicles, hybrid electric vehicles, or automated cars.

Main products

  • Charging & Starting products
  • Electric power steering system products
  • Engine management products
  • Car multimedia products
  • Electrification components
  • ADAS products
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Space Systems

Cutting edge technologies at work across the vast business fields in the space industry

We have participated in the development of more than 500 satellites in various countries around the world. We are able to conduct all aspects of satellite development in-house, including design, production, and testing using our test facilities that can reproduce the environment in space. We are also a world leader in large telescopes, too, having been involved with the Subaru Telescope in Hawaii and the ALMA Telescope in Chile.

Main products

  • Satellites
  • Large telescopes
  • Onboard satellite equipment

Information & Communication Systems

Making communications easier and more convenient with technologies that "send" information

We supply products for optical broadband services that enable high speed transfers of content-rich data, such as HD videos, over the Internet using existing communications infrastructure. Through this business line, we are helping to make society a better place with an assortment of solutions, including video surveillance systems that make society safer and more secure as well as communication systems for smart grids that optimize energy usage.

Main products

  • Optical broadband systems
  • Wireless access systems
  • Home ICT systems
  • Video surveillance systems
  • Railway radio systems

Semiconductors & Devices

Providing key devices underpinning a more affluent society, harnessing cutting edge technologies

We supply semiconductors and devices that make our lives more affluent as key devices in equipment used in a wide range of fields, from home electronics to space. In particular, power semiconductors are used in a truly wide range of fields, including home products, industrial equipment, power control systems for traction, motor control systems, wind turbines, and photovoltaic systems. The performance of our products helps to lower energy usage in each of these fields, too.

Main products

  • Power modules
  • Optical devices
  • High frequency devices
  • TFT-LCD modules
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Air Conditioning Systems

Providing comfortable and energy-efficient air conditioning for industry and in our everyday life

We provide a broad range of highly energy-efficient air conditioning systems, from the Kirigamine brand of room air conditioners to air conditioner systems for buildings and industry. At the same time, we also supply a number of low-temperature systems, from distribution to industry, including cool warehouses and cold storage as well as ice makers for food processing plants and ice skating rinks.

Main products

  • Room air conditioners
  • Commercial air conditioners
  • Low-temperature systems, water heaters, and industrial cooling and heating systems

Home Products

Making the lives of our customers more comfortable

We supply an assortment of home electronics for the kitchen, living room, bedroom, and other locations. We will continue to make the lives of customers more comfortable by supplying products that meet and exceed customer expectations.

Main products

  • LCD TVs
  • Refrigerators and freezers
  • Vacuum cleaners
  • Jar rice cookers

IT Solutions

Providing IT solutions to make all aspects of our life more convenient, comfortable, and advanced

We deliver security technologies including encryption, IoT technologies, and cloud computing platforms to financial institutions, manufacturing plants, social infrastructure (transportation providers, airlines, airports, the power industry), developers, and others. In the process, our IT solutions underpin a more affluent life and society for all.

Main products

  • Automated radar terminal systems
  • Flight information systems
  • Energy management systems
  • Large-scale security systems
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