History : Kure Works

Kure Works

1958年 The acguisition of former naval arsenal premises through government privatization initiated the construction of the first factory works.
1959年 Kure branch factory of Hitachi, Ltd. established.
1961年 Kure factory of Hitachi, Ltd. established.
1964年 Kure factory became independent as Hitachi Boiler Ltd.
1965年 Hitachi Boiler Ltd. and Babcock-Hitachi K.K. merged to form Babcock-Hitachi K.K. (Hitachi 85%, UK B&W 15%)
1987年 Hitachi financing increased to 100%. Akitsu Plant established.
1989年 Philippines factory (currently Mitsubishi Power (Philippines) Inc.) established.
1999年 Kure factory renamed Kure Works.
2011年 China Catalyst Works (currently Mitsubishi Power (Hangzhou) Environmental Equipment Co., Ltd.) established.
2014年 Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd., a joint venture company formed by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Hitachi integrating thermal power generation systems and other related businesses, established. Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems and Babcock-Hitachi K.K. merged to form Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems' Kure Works.
2020年 Established Mitsubishi Power, Ltd.
Mitsubishi Power's Kure Works was formed as a result.