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Mitsubishi Electric's New Plant in Gujarat, India to Produce Automotive Products

Will support expansion of environmentally friendly products in Indian automotive market

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 3310

TOKYO, October 7, 2019 - Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) announced today that it will start construction of a new plant on the premises of its subsidiary Mitsubishi Electric Automotive India Pvt. Ltd (MEAI) in Gujarat, India. The company's new plant, along with one in Manesar, Haryana, will enable MEAI to expand its output of products such as motor-control units for electric power steering, exhaust gas recirculation valves and giant magnet-resistance sensors, the demand for which is expected to grow in line with increasing sales of vehicles offering enhanced fuel efficiency and reduced emissions in the Indian market.

Rendering of MEAI's new plant in Gujarat, India

Rendering of MEAI's new plant in Gujarat, India

Mitsubishi Electric, aiming to expand the scale of its automotive equipment business, is developing a range of advanced automotive products by applying an extensive range of proprietary technologies for vehicles, engine integration control and high-density coil windings for motors.

Outline of MEAI's New Plant

Location Gujarat, India
Building Area Total floor space of approx. 20,000 m2 (two stories)
Purpose Production of motor control units for electric power steering, exhaust gas recirculation valves and giant magnet-resistance sensors
Investment Approx. JPY 1.7 billion
Start of Operation October 2021
Environmental Measures LED lighting, solar light panels, electric power monitor system, reutilization of waste water, etc.

About MEAI

Representative Yoshito Inaya, Managing Director
Employees 535
Location Plot 167-170, Sector-5, IMT Manesar, Dist. Gurugram-122 052, Haryana, India
Capital INR 190 million (Mitsubishi Electric Corporation 100%)
Establishment October 29, 1998
Main Products Production and sales of alternators, electric power-steering motors and control units, giant magnet-resistance sensors, purge control solenoid valves, etc.

(as of the end of August 2019)



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