Mitsubishi Electric to Establish New Production Site for Factory Automation Control System Products

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) today announced that it has acquired 42,000 square meters of land in Owariasahi City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, to establish a new production site for the manufacture of factory automation (FA) control from April 2025.

Manufacturing industry demand for AM products is expected to show growth in the medium to long term, especially in digital sectors such as semiconductors, electronic components and data centers, as well as for areas related to decarbonization such as lithium-ion batteries. To meet these growing demands, Mitsubishi Electric will invest approximately 13 billion yen (approximately US$110 million) to establish a new production site in the city of Owariasahi, neighboring Nagoya, where its main FA production site, Nagoya, is located. Works.

The new factory will use several cutting-edge technologies such as 5G communication, enabling the simultaneous connection of various machines, human workers and automated guided vehicles (AGVs) as they perform their manufacturing tasks. In parallel, high-speed real-time data acquisition across the plant will provide datasets on all aspects of the production cycle for AI-based analysis to create a safe and flexible production environment. .

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