Sustainability at Mitsubishi Electric

Mitsubishi Electric's Business Segments

Building Systems

Realize safe, secure, and highly efficient transportation as well as efficient, comfortable, and environmentally friendly smart buildings and smart cities

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Mitsubishi Electric elevators and escalators in operation in over 90 countries around the world realize high transportation efficiency, safety, and security using advanced technology. What is more, by using IoT and AI to operate elevators, air conditioning, lighting, and other building systems flexibly in response to the flow of people in buildings, we contribute to the realization of smart buildings and smart cities that are environmentally friendly, highly efficient, and comfortable.

Main products

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

Factory Automation Systems

Underpinning global manufacturing by providing value-added products, solutions and services

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We are a major FA supplier whose wide range of automation technologies from PLCs to laser processing machines underpin manufacturing. Our e-F@ctory concept also offers solutions to Digital Manufacturing challenges by utilizing FA and IT technologies to reduce the total cost of development, production and maintenance.

Main products

  • Edge and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)
  • Servo systems
  • Industrial and collaborative robots
  • Circuit breakers
  • Energy-saving support systems
  • NC controllers
  • Laser processing machines
  • 3D (Metal) printers

Public Systems

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

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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 —everything from water environment systems, to solutions for making society safer and more secure, to providing video entertainment.

Main products

  • Water treatment systems
  • Air traffic management systems
  • Road information management systems
  • Large-scale visual information systems
  • Disaster information systems

Energy Systems

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

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Energy systems represent a core business that Mitsubishi Electric has been engaged in since our founding. We have played a major role in the development of power infrastructure around the world in all phases, from power generation to transmission and distribution. With the growing demand for clean energy, Mitsubishi Electric is also actively developing new energy businesses, including smart grid-related products & solutions.

Main products

  • Turbine generators
  • System protection and control systems
  • Vacuum breakers
  • Transformers
  • Power receiving and distribution systems
  • Grid stabilization systems
  • Switchgears
  • Battery energy storage control systems
  • Power conversion systems
  • Applied Superconductor products
  • Power ICT solutions

Transportation Systems

Mitsubishi Electric as a leader in railway solutions providing a full range of equipment and systems for rolling stock

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We developed an unrivaled level of technical prowess from our involvement in the development of rolling stock and wayside 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 energy-efficient, comfortable and safe rail services both in Japan and abroad.

Main products

  • Propulsion systems
  • Air conditioning systems for rolling stock
  • Train control and management systems
  • Train vision
  • Power systems
  • Transportation operation systems

Automotive Equipment

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

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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

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

Space Systems

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

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We have participated in the development of more than 650 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
  • Satellite control system

Information & Communication Systems

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

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We provide products for optical communication systems that enable high-speed transfers of content-rich data, such as HD videos, existing communications infrastructure including Internet. We also to making better society through various solutions, including wireless communication systems for smart meters to optimize energy use and network camera systems to make society safer and more secure.

Main products

  • Optical communication systems
  • Wireless communication systems
  • Network camera systems

Semiconductors & Devices

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

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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 devices are used in a truly wide range of fields, including home products, industrial equipment, electric vehicles, 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 semiconductors modules
  • Optical devices
  • High frequency devices
  • TFT-LCD modules

Air Conditioning Systems

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

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We provide not only in Japan but around the world with a broad range of highly energy-efficient air conditioning systems created with comfortable indoor environments in mind, from the Kirigamine brand of room air conditioners to air conditioner systems for stores, offices and other buildings. At the same time, we also supply a number of low-temperature products and systems for use in areas from distribution to industry, including cool warehouses and cold storage, as well as ice makers, dehumidifiers and other equipment for warehouses, 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

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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
  • Rice cookers

IT Solutions

Realizing comfort and convenience with IT

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We provide IT solutions that underpin a more affluent life and society for use by companies and in social infrastructure. Using cutting edge digital technology from AI to IoT, we help our customers realize DX (digital transformation) to transform customers’ work processes and create new value and business models, in addition to solving various social issues.

Main products

  • Automated radar terminal systems
  • Flight information systems
  • Large-scale network systems
  • Large-scale security systems