Mitsubishi Public Affairs Committee


Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation (TNSC), a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation, is one of the largest suppliers of industrial gases. It also provides metal welding solutions which are considered to be the basic building blocks of todayfs 3D metal printing technologies. TNSC has established a strategic alliance with Optomec, Inc., a leading global supplier of 3D printers. In addition, TNSC has entered an alliance with LPW Technology Ltd., the leading global supplier of metal powder for 3D printers.
     TNSC will supply a new range of 3D printers and metal powder to industry including automobile, aerospace and machinery through the TNSC group sales network and leverage its unique expertise in welding processes, metal heat treatment and controlled gas atmospheres to help lower costs, streamline production and eliminate defects for additive manufacturing customers globally.

NYK entered a strategic partnership with Norwegian company Dualog, a cutting-edge innovator in maritime IT, on May 29. To date, the NYK group has leveraged field experiences as users and focused its utilization in the development of the marine Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data analysis through its subsidiary Monohakobi Technology Institute (MTI ).
     With firm prospects of growth in the field on a global scale, the strategic partnership will focus on pushing the boundaries of automation, the marine IoT and Big Data analysis. Together, the NYK Group and Dualog, which has its own strength in maritime digitalization, will jointly develop the next-generation maritime digital platform.

From left,
Second: Mr. Morten Lind-Olsen, CEO of Dualog
Third: Ms. Dilek Ayhan, Deputy Minister of Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries
Fourth: Mr. Hiroshi Tabata, Vice-Minister for International Affairs of Japanese MLIT
Fifth: Svein Steimler, Corporate Officer of NYK
During the presentation at the Nor-Shipping conference Second from left: Hideyuki Ando, senior general manager of MTI

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck & Bus (MFTBC) has, in collaboration with Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd., brought its TP heavy-duty, high-output tractor head to market for the first time in Qatar. The TP 2040S Tractor, with a GCW (gross combination weight ) of 50 tons, was developed using Daimler platform technology. Designed to meet the demands of container operators and building contractors in Qatar, it delivers outstanding payload performance while returning excellent fuel economy. Introduction of models in the new Fuso lineup for the Middle East region started in the UAE in November 2015, and they are already highly rated for their durability and fuel efficiency.

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MRJ on display

MRJ touches down at LeBourget

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation unveiled the No. 3 flight test Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) wearing the livery of All Nippon Airways (ANA), the launch customer, at the Paris Air Show held at LeBourget Airport outside Paris from June 19 through 25. The MRJ had left Washington State, USA, on June 13 and arrived in France on June 15 flying via Canada and Iceland. This was the first time an MRJ had landed in Europe.
     The company gave an update at the press briefing on June 19, noting the MRJ's achievement of type certification for its Geared Turbofan PW1200G® engine, capping several notable program testing milestones that have been accomplished in recent months.