100 years of innovation. Mitsubishi Electric Snapshots

Manufactured Approximately 10,000
Electric Fans


In its infancy, Mitsubishi Electric mainly produced industrial generators, but the world was in the middle of a major depression following World War I. One of the products that propped up the company during those difficult times was household electric fans. During the three-year period from 1921 to 1923, nearly 10,000 electric fans were produced at the Kobe Works. Technologies cultivated through developments of the motors and propellers of fans would later lead to various innovations and boosted Mitsubishi Electric’s growth.