Mitsubishi Electric’s New Plant in Czech Republic to Produce Motors and Inverters for Electric Motor Vehicles

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Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO:6503) announced today that it would start construction of a new plant on the premises of its subsidiary Mitsubishi Electric Automotive Czech s.r.o (MEAC) in Slan½, Czech Republic. The new factory will enable MEAC to increase its mass production of motor and inverter systems for electric vehicles, such as the companys integrated starter-generator (ISG) systems for 48V hybrid vehicles*, which are expected to see rapid growth in demand, especially in Europe. *Mitsubishi Electric Begins Mass-producing Auto Industry’s First Crankshaft ISG System for 48V Hybrid Vehicles http://www.mitsubishielectric.com/news/2017/1026-b.html (October 26, 2017)

Aiming to expand the scale of its automotive equipment business, Mitsubishi Electric is developing a range of advanced automotive products by applying its extensive proprietary technologies in the fields of power electronics, vehicle integration control and high-density coil winding for motors.

 

Outline of MEAC New Plant

Location

 

Slan½, Czech Republic

Building Area

 

Single story and total floor space of 9,880 m2

Purpose

 

Production of motors and inverters for electric-motor vehicles

Investment

 

1,200 million JPY

Start of Operation

 

April 2020

Environmental

Measures

 

LED lighting, Mitsubishi Electric-brand refrigerant/water combined air conditioning system (adoption of low GWP refrigerant/compliance with European environmental standard)
 

About MEAC

Representative

 

Shigeru Shiroyama

Employees

 

423

Location

 

Politickych veznu 1564 274 01, Slan½, Czech Republic

Investment ratio

 

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation 90%

Mitsubishi Electric Europe, B.V. 10%

Capital

 

350,000,000 CZK

Main products

 

Production and sales of ISG motors, alternators, starter motors, electric power-steering motors and control units

(as of the end of January 2019)

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