Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Systems

Contribute to creating a safe, secure and comfortable society and achieving a decarbonized society as a global comprehensive
air-conditioning & refrigeration manufacturer offering excellent air conditioning and ventilation technologies as well as life cycle solutions

History

  • NNakatsugawa Works
  • AAir-Conditioning & Refrigeration Systems Works
  • SShizuoka Works

1921

Establishment of Mitsubishi Electric Corporation.

1924

Nagasaki Works begins operation.

1943

Nakatsugawa Works begins operation.

N

Wakayama Works (currently Air-Conditionintg & Refrigeration Systems Works) begins production.

1954

Shizuoka Works is established for the specialized production of room air-conditioners and packaged air-conditioners.

S

Room air-conditioners

“Windair“

Room air-conditioners

“Unitair“

1966

Air-conditioning chilling unit production begins and full-scale entry into the HVAC market.

A

1967

First export of water-cooled chillers to Hong Kong launches full-scale entry into export business.

1968

Sales launch of “KIRIGAMINE”, wall-mounted split-system room air-conditioners equipped with the world’s first line flow fan.

S

1970

Sales launch of air-cooled heat pump chillers.

A

Sales launch of LOSSNAY heat recovery ventilation systems.

N

1971

Establishment of Mitsubishi Electric Kang Yong Wattana (MKY), a sales and marketing arm in Thailand.

Thailand

1974

Sales launch of “Sunny Pack” air-cooled heat pump chillers.

A

Establishment of MELCO Sales Inc. (MSI, currently MEUS), a sales and marketing arm in U.S.A.

United States

Establishment of Mitsubishi Electric Australia Pty. Ltd. (ME-AUST), a sales and marketing arm in Australia.

Australia

1977

Establishment of Mitsubishi Electric Asia Pte Ltd (MEAP), a sales and marketing arm in Singapore.

Singapore

1978

Sales launch of “Mr. Slim” air-conditioners for commercial use.

S

1984

Sales launch of “City Multi” series of variable refrigerant flow (VRF) air-conditioning systems.

A

1988

Establishment of Siam Compressor Industry Co., Ltd. (SCI)

Thailand

1989

Establishment of Mitsubishi Electric Consumer Products (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (MCP), a manufacturing company in Thailand.

Thailand

1991

Sales launch of “City Multi R2” series of VRF systems featuring the world’s first and the only 2-pipe heat recovery system.

A

1994

Establishment of Mitsubishi Electric (Guanzhou) Compressor Co., Ltd (MGC)

China

Establishment of a air-conditioning equipment factory in Mitsubishi Electric UK Limited. (MCEUK, currently M-ACE), in U.K.

United Kingdom

1995

Establishment of Shanghai Mitsubishi Electric & Shangling Air-Conditioner and Electric Appliance Co., Ltd. (SAEC), a joint-venture sales, marketing and manufacturing company in China.

China

1996

Establishment of Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V. (MEU) for overall management of European sales and marketing activities.

United Kingdom

1997

Sales launch of the “KIRIGAMINE FX” series of room air-conditioners featuring “Zubadan” technology, achieving industry-leading heating capacity.

S

1999

Sales launch of power deodorization cassette type Lossnay.

N

Establishment of Mitsubishi Electric Air Conditioning Systems Europe Ltd.(M-ACE) a manufacturing company in U.K.

United Kingdom

2001

Sales launch of the “Replace Multi” series of VRF systems featuring unique technology to reuse existing refrigerant pipework.

A

2004

Establishment of Mitsubishi Electric Air-conditioning & Visual Information Systems (Shanghai) Ltd. (MLC), a sales and marketing arm in China.

China

2005

Sales launch of the “KIRIGAMINE Move-Eye (i-see Sensor)” series of room air-conditioners equipped with energy-saving sensor technology.

S

2012

Sales launch of the “e-series” of air-cooled modular chillers.

A

2013

Establishment of PIMS, S.A. de C.V. (PIMS), a manufacturing company in Mexico.

Mexico

2014

Sales launch of AE-200E/A centralized controller.

A

2016

Sales launch of the “KIRIGAMINE FZ” series air-conditioners featuring the world’s first “personal twin-flow fan”.

S

Build new research and development facility in Air-conditioning & Refrigeration systems Works

A

Acquisition and integration of DeLclima S.p.A. (Italian manufacturer of HVAC and cooling equipment for industrial and IT use, currently Mitsubishi Electric Hydronics & IT Cooling Systems S.p.A.) as a group subsidiary.

Italy

Establishment of Mitsubishi Electric Air Conditioning Systems Manufacturing Turkey Joint Stock Company (MACT) for development and manufacture of room air conditioners in Istanbul, Turkey.

Turkey

2017

Certification of “Longest running cross-flow-fan air conditioner brand” by GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS

S

2018

Establishment of Mitsubishi Electric Trane HVAC US LLC. Joint Venture of Ingersoll Rand and Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

United States

2019

Build new research and development facility in Shizuoka Works

S

2020

Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V. Acquires Swedish Air-conditioning Distributor AQS

Sweden