History

Mitsubishi Electric’s history in Europe

1969

  • Mitsubishi Electric opens first European representative office in London, U.K.

1972

  • Mitsubishi Electric UK established in Hatfield, U.K.
    (now Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V. UK Branch)
  • Mitsubishi Electric Elevator Netherlands established in Veenendaal, The Netherlands

1975

  • Ascenseurs Mitsubishi France S.A.S. establised in Nanterre (Paris), France

1978

  • Mitsubishi Electric Germany established in Ratingen, Germany
    (now Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V. German Branch)
  • Mitsubishi Electric Iberica established
    (now Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V. Spanish Branch and Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V. Portuguese Branch.)

1979

  • First Mitsubishi Electric Factory in Europe opened in Haddington, Scotland, U.K.

1980

  • Mitsubishi Electric Benelux established on April 1st in Mijdrecht
    (now Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V. Benelux Branch)
  • Croyden office established (U.K.) (now Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V. Power Systems Group)

1981

  • Mitsubishi Electric Ireland established in Dublin, Ireland
    (now Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V. Irish Branch)

1982

  • European Purchasing Centre established in London, U.K.

1983

  • Livingston Factory established in Scotland, U.K. (now Mitsubishi Electric Air Conditioning Europe)
  • Mitsubishi Electric Scandinavia established in Sollentuna, Sweden
    (now Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V. Scandinavian Branch)

1985

  • Mitsubishi Electric Italy established in Agrate Brianza (Milano), Italy
    (now Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V. Italian Branch)

1989

  • Mitsubishi Electric France established in Nanterre (Paris), France
    (now Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V. French Branch)

1990

  • Mitsubishi Electric Finance Europe PLC established in London, U.K.

1995

  • Mitsubishi Electric R&D Centres opened in Rennes, France & Livingston, Scotland, U.K.

1996

  • Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V. established in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, headoffice in Uxbridge, U.K.
    - all European sales offices are integrated in the B.V. as a Branch

1997

  • Mitsubishi Electric Representative office established in Moscow, Russia
    (now Mitsubishi Electric Russia LLC)

2000

  • Mitsubishi Electric Automotive Czech s.r.o. factory opend in Slany, Czech Republic

2001

  • Electric Powersteering Components Europe s.r.o. factory opend in Slany, Czech Republic

2009

  • Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V. Polish Branch established in Balice, Poland

2010

  • Mitsubishi Electric LES Center Belgium established in Loppem, Belgium
  • Vincotech GmbH in Unterhaching, Germany acuired by Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

2012

  • Mitsubishi Electric Turkey A.S. established in Istanbul, Turkey

2013

  • KH Automation GmbH acquired by Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

2014

  • Klimat Fer S.p.A acuired by Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    (now Mitsubishi Electric Klimat Transportation in Padova, Italy)
  • KlimaPlus A.S. in Turkey acuired by Mitsubishi Electric Turkey A.S.

2015

  • Mitsubishi Electric Factory Automation opens own sales office in Mijdrecht, The Netherlands
  • MIBA A.S. in Norway acquired by Mitsubishi Electric Corporation