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Mitsubishi Electric Launches Strengthened Factory Automation Business in Thailand

Sales commencing after successful integration with MEATH and F.A. TECH

TOKYO, September 3, 2013 - Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) announced today that newly established company Mitsubishi Electric Factory Automation (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (hereinafter MELFT) completed the acquisition of FA product distributor F.A. TECH and the integration of the FA product and Computer Numerical Controller (CNC) sales and service divisions of Mitsubishi Electric Automation (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (hereinafter MEATH). MELFT commenced sales activities yesterday.

With this new company, Mitsubishi Electric envisions factory automation sales in Thailand reaching JPY 20 billion (USD 210 million) by the fiscal year ending in March 2018. MELFT will leverage the strengthened FA product and CNC sales and service capabilities to provide ample opportunities for future growth in this high-priority market.

MEATH continues to manufacture and sell industrial motors, pumps, electrical discharge machines and laser processing machines.

Mitsubishi Electric Factory Automation (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
Managing Director Yutaka Kawasaki
Headquarters District Yannawa, Bangkok, Thailand
Capital THB 300million (approximately JPY 900 million)
Foundation April 22, 2013
Employees 100
Business -Sales and before/after support for FA product and CNC
-Marketing, including market research
-Setting up sales networks and managing distributors

SV.City Building,location of MELFT HQ
SV.City Building,
location of MELFT HQ