History: Kobe Shipyard & Machinery Works
Kobe Shipyard & Machinery Works
Kobe Shipyard of Mitsubishi Goshi Kaisha (partnership company) established
Mitsubishi Goshi Kaisha Shipbuilding Division, including this Works, became Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co.,Ltd.
Electric Equipment Division of the Kobe Works became Kobe Electric Works (Current Mitsubishi Electric Corp.).
Merger with Kobe Works of Mitsubishi internal Combustion Engine Mfg. Co.,Ltd.
Company renamed Mitsubishi Heavy industries, Ltd.
Rolling Stock and Air Brake Division became independent as Mihara Machinery Works.
Major role played in construction of the Kannon Works of Hiroshima Shipyard & Engine Works.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. divided into three companies. Kobe Works newly started as Central Japan Heavy Industries,Ltd.
Company renamed Shin Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
Akashi branch plant was opened to start manufacturing construction machinery.
Takasago branch plant started exclusively for turbines.
Current Mitsubishi Heavy Industries started by integrating then-existing three Mitsubishi-affiliated heavy industries.
Takasago branch plant was made independent as Takasago Works.
Akashi branch plant was made independent as Akashi Works(Caterpillar Japan Ltd. Akashi Plant).
A heavy component shop was set up exclusively for nuclear purpose.
Futami branch plant started as the most advanced foundry plant.
A super heavy component shop was set up in Futami plant.
Taibi Plant transferred from Hiroshima Ocean Machinery Works.
Kobe Engineering Center was completed.
An Intelligent Transport System (ITS) test course was set up in Futami plant.
Mitsubishi Maintenance Training Center was completed.
Centennial anniversary of the foundation of the Kobe Works was celebrated.
Thermal power business was delegated to Nagasaki Shipyard & Machinery Works and Yokohama Dockyard & Machinery Works.
Taibi Plant was consolidated into Main Plant.
Steel bridge construction business was delegated to group companies of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
- Electrostatic precipitator business was delegted to group companies of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
- Construction machinery business was delegted to group companies of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
- Skill Education Center was completed.
- Machinery and steel structures business was delegated to Transportation Systemes & Advanced Technology Division.
The marine diesel engine business was delegated to group companies of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
Commercial vessel construction activities were terminated.
- Additional building for super heavy component shop in Futami plant was constructed.
- MHI's mangement system was wholly reformed into a business headquaters system.
MHI's management system was wholly reformed into a business domains system from a business headquarters system.