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2018-08-06 – Mitsubishi Electric acquires ASTES4 SA in Switzerland

The strategic purchase of ASTES4 SA automated sheet metal sorting systems will strengthen Mitsubishi Electric’s global laser processing machine business Based in Switzerland ASTES4 SA (ASTES4) is engaged in development, production and sales of Patented automated sorting solutions for sheet metal laser processing machines. As a wholly owned subsidiary, customers can now benefit from integrated...

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2017-12-06 – Mitsubishi Electric’s Smart Condition Monitoring solution wins 2017 Food Processing Award

Mitsubishi Electric has gained further recognition for the innovative Smart Condition Monitoring (SCM) solution, winning the Continuous Improvement category at the 2017 Food Processing Awards.

2017-03-08 – The immediate future for automation in the food industry The immediate future for automation in the food industry

Chris Evans, Marketing and Operations Group Manager at Mitsubishi Electric – Automation Systems Division UK comments on what to look out for now and what is just round the corner in terms of automation for the food and beverage industry.

2017-01-03 – Mitsubishi Electric’s e-F@ctory Alliance is growing – APT Automation becomes the latest member

Mitsubishi Electric has recently welcomed APT Automation as member of the e-F@ctory Alliance. They are a key provider of automation and production technology solutions. The two businesses collaborate closely to address industry challenges such as improved productivity, increased overall equipment effectiveness and greater production line flexibility.

2016-06-08 – The future of inverter drives in the water industry

The challenges facing the water industry include climate change, rising energy costs, tightening legislation, population growth and increasing usage per head. The use of automated systems in order to make pumps and processes work more efficiently is helping keep pace with these demands; however, what does the future hold for one ...

2015-04-27 – Market leaders cooperate to match their drives and motors

Mitsubishi Electric and Brook Crompton are to offer their inverter drives and motors as a matched and tested package, forming part of a UK-wide agreement that pre-empts tightening energy efficiency regulations.

2014-04-04 – Mitsubishi Electric announces the opening of the MEU Branch in Dubai for the Automation Division

Mitsubishi Electric Europe, MEU, is expanding its business in the Middle East region announcing the opening of the new Branch for Automation Division in Dubai at Dubai Silicon Oasis.

2014-02-07 – Starting Signal: Mitsubishi Electric constructs a new office building in Ratingen

The starting signal has been given. Mitsubishi Electric will build a new office and administration building in Ratingen-Ost. The contract concerning the new building was signed and notarized on 17 January 2014. The company subsequently announced the plans in a press conference.

2013-07-09 – The market place is changing for UK machine builders – July 2013

Wage and consumption levels are rising in the developing economies of Asia, including China. This is opening up an enormous market to UK machine builders and automation engineers who can help them keep production costs down. At a recent UK Machine Builder conference, hosted by Mitsubishi Electric, strategies for entering Asia and China and building sustainable business were explored.

2013-01-30 – Mitsubishi Electric to Acquire KH-Automation Projects and Expand Project Management Reach

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) and KH-Automation Projects GmbH, a subsidiary of Koop Holding Group and long term strategic partner of Mitsubishi Electric, announced by mutual agreement that Mitsubishi Electric will acquire 100% share of KH-Automation. This strategic acquisition brings together two partners who have enjoyed a close working relationship over the past 12 years.

2013-01-11 – Mitsubishi Electric Establishes Direct Presence in Turkey

TOKYO, January 8, 2013 – Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) announced today the establishment of Mitsubishi Electric Turkey A.Ş., giving the company its first direct presence in Turkey.

2012-07-06 – Mitsubishi Electric to Build New Production Facility for Factory Automation Equipment at Nagoya Works

Tokyo, July 10, 2012 – Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) announced today that it will build a new production facility for factory automation products at the company’s Nagoya Works, located in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. The 6.5 billion yen facility is expected to start operation in January 2014.

2012-07-17 – Simplifying data communications wins award for Mitsubishi Electric

The Food and Beverage Industry has voted a unique Mitsubishi Electric integrated communications solution as the most important technological development of the year. This is the second year in a row that Mitsubishi has triumphed at the Food Processing Awards Ceremony of the prestigious Appetite for Engineering food industry event.

2012-04-04 – Mitsubishi Electric appoints Adroit Technologies as authorised distributor for Sub-Saharan Africa

On 1st of February 2012 Mitsubishi Electric appointed South African company Adroit Technologies as an Authorised Distributor for Sub-Saharan Africa. The distribution arrangement covers the Mitsubishi Electric factory automation product range of programmable logic controllers (PLCs), process automation controllers (PACs), variable speed drives, servo and motion systems, robots.....

2012-03-19 – Mitsubishi Electric at Anuga FoodTec 2012 – Complete solutions from a single source

Mitsubishi Electric's Food & Beverage team will take part in the Anuage FoodTec, to be held from 27-30 March 2012 in Cologne, Germany. Mitsubishi Electric will be present with its e-F@ctory Alliance partner Felten GmbH.

2012-02-16 – New breed of PLC from Mitsubishi Electric is small on size, large on performance

Meeting the needs of OEMs, the new L series PLC from Mitsubishi Electric has been designed to provide all the performance, functions and capabilities necessary for today’s demanding machine automation requirements in a compact, modular, rack-free package.

2012-02-14 – Mitsubishi Electric welcomes a new Hungarian distributor, ELKE Ltd.

The distribution agreement signed on February 14, 2012, between Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V., Polish Factory Automation Group and the Hungarian company ELKE Ltd. highlights the importance of the Central and Eastern European market.

2011-10-14 – Mitsubishi Electric Makes 19.9% Equity Investment in ICONICS

Tokyo, October 5, 2011 – Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) announced today that Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc., its 100% subsidiary selling industrial automation equipment in the U.S., has made a 19.9% equity investment in the U.S. software company ICONICS.

2011-08-23 – Mitsubishi and the e‑F@ctory Alliance Sponsor the 7th Annual EMS Summit, hosting panel discussions and demonstrating e‑F@ctory capabilities

Mitsubishi Electric and the e‑F@ctory Alliance, are the official event sponsors for the 2011 European Manufacturing Strategies (EMS) Summit, held in Düsseldorf, Germany from 17-19 October. Mitsubishi will be building an e‑F@ctory Village within the main event, while the e‑F@ctory Alliance will be running two important panel discussions.

2011-05-28 – MAPS project versus Traditional project in cost and time

Background information/Details - Add on to press text "MAPS dramatically reduces your engineering effort and costs throughout the life cycle of the plant"

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