Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Mitsubishi Denki kabushiki gaisha Formerly Mitsubishi Electric Manufacturing Co., Ltd. Type Public KK TYO: 6503 LSE: MEL Industry Electrical equipment Electronics Founded January 15, 1921 Tokyo, Japan Headquarters Tokyo Building, 2-7-3, Marunouchi, Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan
Setsuhiro Shimomura (Masaki Sakuyama Chairman), ( President & CEO) Products Energy and electric systems, electronic devices, industrial automation systems, home appliances, information and communication systems and space systems Revenue ¥4,394.4 billion (2017)  ¥235.0 billion (2014)  ¥153.5 billion (2014)  ¥3,612.9 billion (2014)  ¥1,600 billion (2014) 
Number of employees
138,700 (2018)  Website www .mitsubishielectric .com /en /index .html Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (, established on 15 January 1921, is a Japanese , Mitsubishi Denki kabushiki gaisha, also abbreviated as MELCO) multinational electronics and electrical equipment manufacturing company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. It is one of the core companies of Mitsubishi. The products from MELCO include elevators and escalators, high-end home appliances, air conditioning, factory automation systems, train systems, electric motors, pumps, semiconductors, digital signage, and satellites.
United States, products are manufactured and sold by Mitsubishi Electric United States headquartered in Cypress, California.
MELCO was established as a spin-off from the Mitsubishi Group's other core company
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, then Mitsubishi Shipbuilding, as the latter divested a marine electric motor factory in Kobe, Nagasaki. It has since diversified to become the major electronics company. 
MELCO held the record for the fastest elevator in the world, in the 70-story
Yokohama Landmark Tower, from 1993 to 2005.
The company acquired
Nihon Kentetsu, a Japanese home appliance manufacturer, in 2005.
In 2015 the company acquired
DeLclima, an Italian company that designs and produces HVAC and HPAC units, renamed Mitsubishi Electric Hydronics & IT Cooling Systems SpA in 2017. 
In early 2020, MELCO was identified as a victim of the year-long cyberattacks perpetrated by the Chinese hackers.
Some product lines of MELCO, such as
air conditioners, overlap with the products from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries partly because the companies share the same root. 
Air conditioning systems
Room air conditioners
Package air conditioners
Variable refrigerant flow (VRF) systems (
Air curtains Home products
Refrigerators and freezers
Air purifiers, dehumidifiers
Vacuum cleaners, electric fans
Toasters  Building systems
High-speed hand dryers (marketed as Mitsubishi Jet Towel)  Information and communications systems
Factory automation systems
AC servo systems, inverters
Industrial and collaborative robots, processing machines  Energy systems
Power generation systems
ITER nuclear fusion reactor Photovoltaic panels  Transmission and distribution systems
Medium & low-voltage switchgear and systems
Power information & communication technology Semiconductors and devices
Power modules, high-power devices
Contact image sensors, etc) High-frequency devices
TFT-LCD modules Transportation systems
Rolling stock systems
Power supply and electrification systems
Transportation planning and control systems
Communication systems Automotive equipment
Charging and starting products
Electrification products (Electric power steering system products, safety and driving assistance system products, etc.)
Car multimedia products Visual information systems
Satellite programs, platforms, and components
Optical and radio telescopes
Mobile Mapping System, a high-precision GPS mobile measurement system Public systems
Mobile phones, from 1999 to 2008. Created for NTT Docomo. MELCO quit the mobile phone business in Apr 2008 after decrease in shipments. They estimated a temporary loss of 17 billion Yen in income before income taxes. 
Video Cassette Recorders known as the Mitsubishi Black Diamond VCR.
HDTVs. Competitors in the U.S market were Sony, Pioneer, Panasonic, JVC, Samsung ( Akai), Daewoo, LG ( Zenith), and Apex Digital. Direct-view
CRT televisions, including the Diamondtron, until 2001. The last notable size in this field was a 40" (diagonal) tube size.
LCD TVs, until 2008. DLP High Definition TVs, until December, 2012. MELCO then focused on professional and home theater DLP projection applications, and is no longer manufacturing televisions for the consumer market.
Computer memory. Business unit spun off to be part of Elpida Memory. Computers, including MELCOM mainframe computers
 and  MSX home computers.  System LSIs. Business unit spun off to be part of
Popular musics. MELCO previously marketed popular music via record company Nippon Crown, which had been spun off from then- Nissan Group-owned Nippon Columbia on September 15, 1963. it was sold to Daiichi Kosho Company in July, 2001. Particle Beam Treatment System, until 2017. Business sold to Hitachi. 
The Mitsubishi Electric-owned
Solae Test Tower
in Inazawa City, Japan is the world's second tallest elevator testing tower.
Mitsubishi Electric office in Canada
As of 2013,
MELCO's business network around the world were the following:
Mitsubishi Electric Global
 Mitsubishi Electric - North America
Mitsubishi Electric Asia-Pacific
 Mitsubishi Electric Europe
Mitsubishi Electric wordmark used exclusively in Japan between 1985 and 2014
With you today and tomorrow
( , 1962–1968, in Japan only) Advanced and ever advancing Mitsubishi Electric
( , 1968–1985 in Japan, 1968–2001 outside Japan) SOCIO-TECH: enhancing lifestyles through technology
( ? SOCIO-TECH, 1985–2001 in Japan. The "Blue MITSUBISHI" logo was introduced for use in Japan.) Changes for the Better (since 2001) 
Until September 2016, the company had a corporate team which is now known as the
Nagoya Diamond Dolphins. Mitsubishi continues sponsorship of the team.
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