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Year Mitsubishi Electric Building Solutions Corporation Mitsubishi Electric's building systems business
1920 - 1949
1921 Established Mitsubishi Electric Corporation.
1931 Started manufacturing elevators and escalators.
1935 Delivered the first elevator and escalator.
1937 Built a factory for manufacturing elevators and escalators at Nagoya Works.
1950 - 1969
1950 Exported the first elevators abroad.
1954 Established Ryoden Services Co., Ltd.
Started maintenance and repair work of elevators and escalators.
1956 Started repair work of air conditioners and sales of parts.
1958 Started maintenance of the elevators used for observation at the Tokyo Tower.
1970 - 1979
1961 Started marketing the standardized elevator, the ELEPET.
1964 Established Inazawa Works (current Inazawa Building Systems Works).
1965 Established the Training Center.
1977 Established the Tokyo Elevators and Escalators Service Center.
1978 Delivered the world's fastest passenger elevator at the time: 600m/min (Sunshine 60 Building, Tokyo, Japan).
1980 - 1989
1981 Started the remote monitoring service of elevators and escalators.
1983 Started the remote monitoring service of building equipment.
1984 Started the installation service of new elevators and escalators.
1985 Delivered the world's first practical curved escalator, SPIRAL ESCALATOR®.
1986 Established Shanghai Mitsubishi Elevator Co., Ltd., a manufacturing and sales joint venture in China for Chinese domestic market.
1988 Started building diagnosis operations.
1990 - 1999
1990 Changed the company name to "Mitsubishi Electric Building Techno-Service Co., Ltd."
1991 Established Mitsubishi Elevator Asia Co., Ltd., a manufacturing company in Thailand for global market.
1993 Delivered the world's fastest passenger elevator at the time: 750m/min (Yokohama Landmark Tower, Japan).
1996 Started to provide the remote checking system for elevators, escalators and air conditioners.
1998 Started marketing a machine-room-less elevator, the ELEPAQ series in Japan.
2000 - 2009
2002 Opened an interactive showroom, M's station. Established Mitsubishi Electric Shanghai Electric Elevator Co., Ltd., a manufacturing joint venture in China for Chinese domestic market.
2007 Started sales of elevator and escalator parts for overseas. Built a testing tower "SOLAÉ" at Inazawa Works (current Inazawa Building Systems Works) (Height: 173.0m )
2010 - 2019
2010 Started marketing the standardized passenger elevator, the NEXIEZ, for overseas.
2011 Established MELTEC PARTS & ENGINEERING CO., LTD., a maintenance parts distributor in Thailand for global market.
2016 Delivered the world's fastest passenger elevator at the time: 1230m/min (Shanghai Tower, China).
2019 Started to provide global remote-maintenance service, M’s BRIDGE™, for Elevators.
2020 - Present
2020 Cumulative production reached 500,000 units (Inazawa Building Systems Works).
Cumulative production reached 1 million units (Shanghai Mitsubishi Elevator Co., Ltd.).
2021 Started marketing the standardized passenger elevator, the NEXIEZ-MRL Version2, for overseas.
2022 "Mitsubishi Electric Building Solutions Corporation" was established through taking over the Mitsubishi Electric's building systems business on April 1st., 2022.