About Mitsubishi

The origin of Mitsubishi goes back to 1870 when the founder, Yataro Iwasaki, started a shipping firm with three aging steamships. Yataro's brother, son and nephew expanded the business into various fields during their respective terms as president and set the foundation of the Mitsubishi companies. After WWII, the original Mitsubishi organization was disbanded to become the independent companies they are today.

Three Principles

The most lucid and best known of Mitsubishi's principles is called "Sankoryo".

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Mitsubishi Mark

The three-diamond Mitsubishi mark embodies over 130 years of tradition that has earned the trust and confidence of people worldwide.

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Origin

Here is a summary of the 140-year history shared by the Mitsubishi companies.

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Stories of Prominent Figures

Read the stories of the four presidents and other prominent figures in the history of Mitsubishi.

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