Outline of company
|Company Name||U-MHI PLATECH CO., LTD.|
|Found||April 1, 2005|
|Capital||450,000,000 Japanese Yen|
|Main stockholder||UBE MACHINERY CORPORATION, Ltd. (85%)
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (15%)
|Employees||139 (as of January 1, 2017)|
|Board Member||Chair of the Board: Tokuhisa Okada
President: Koji Kubota (Representative Director)
|Business Line||1. Designing, manufacturing, and aftersales service of injection molding machines, peripheral equipment, and parts.
2. Engineering, modification, repair, technical guidance and consulting regarding the above products.
|Company Address||1-Takamichi, Iwatsuka-cho, Nakamura-ku, Nagoya, 453-0862, Japan|
|Group Companies||Company Name: U-MHI PLATECH AMERICA, INC.
Company Address: 1051 Ardmore Ave, Itasca, IL 60143. USA
Board Member: President Yasuhiro Inoue
|1961||Began manufacturing injection molding machines at the Nagoya Machinery Works of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, LTD., through technological cooperation with NATOCO (National Automatic Tool Company) of the USA.|
|1967||Manufacturing of large-size machines (800 ton machines and larger) was moved to the Kobe Shipyard and Machinery Works.|
|1968||Founded the Buir Masehinenbau GmbH in West Germany to facilitate sales in the European market.|
|1971||Developed the MV series equipped with an IC control unit.|
|1975||Manufacturing of large-size machines (800 ton machines and larger) was moved from the Kobe Shipyard and Machinery Works to the Nagoya Machinery Works.|
|1976||Technological cooperation with the NATOCO ended. Original development began.
MD series was developed.
|1980||Introduced the MF series equipped with microcomputer control unit.|
|1984||The MS series was developed to meet the increased demand for small-size machines.
Service & Technical Centers (STC) were opened in Nagoya, Omiya, and Sendai cities.
|1986||Introduced the easy-to-handle MG series.|
|1987||A Service & Technical Center (STC) was opened in Suita city (Kansai region).
Manufacturing of ultra-large-size machines was consigned to the Kobe Shipyard and Machinery Works.
|1989||The MMS Company was founded to facilitate sales in the USA market.
Introduced the MM series.
|1990||Introduced the MSS series.|
|1991||Acquired large-size manufacturing equipment, and canceled the ultra-large-size machine manufacturing agreement with the Kobe Shipyard and Machinery Works.|
|1993||Introduced the MMII series.|
|1995||Introduced the MMIII series.|
|1996||The MMS Company in the USA changed its name to MIMM.|
|1997||Mitsubishi Heavy Industries created 6 new regional sales companies, and sales of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries injection molding machines was divided and consolidated.|
|1998||Introduced the MMG and MSG series.|
|1999||Introduced the ME series medium-size motorized injection molding machine.|
|2000||Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ Nagoya Machinery Works was reorganized with the Industrial Machinery Division.|
|2001||Introduced the medium-size (650ton, 850ton) motorized “em” series.|
|2002||Introduced the large-size (1050ton, 1450ton) “em” series. Began cooperation with Toyo Machinery & Metal Co., LTD. to promote overseas sales of fully motorized small-size injection molding machines.|
|2003||Introduced the MEII medium-size motorized injection molding machine.|
|2004||The injection molding machine divisions of the regional sales companies were consolidated with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Industrial Machinery Sales Co., LTD.
Introduced the ultra-large-size (3000ton) “em” series.
|2005||The injection molding business division was detached from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to form Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Plastic Technology Co., LTD., a new company that consolidates injection molding related design, manufacturing, sales, and service in a single company.|
|2006||The super-sized electric injection molding machine “3000em-470” won the special award of “Industrial Design Awards”.|
|2008||Introduced the large-sized electrical co-injection molding machine, “emR series”.|
|2010||Opened the trial center for co-injection molding.|
|2011||Established the collaboration with Chen Hsong Group (Hong Kong) regarding large-sized hydraulic injection molding machine.|
|2012||Introduced the energy saving large-sized injection molding machine, “MMX series”. Introduced the injection molding machine for light guiding plate, “emP series”.|
|2015||Introduced the MEIII medium-size motorized injection molding machine.|
|2017||Integrated the injection molding machine business with UBE Machinery Corporation and altered our corporate name to U-MHI PLATECH CO.,LTD.|