History: Takasago Machinery Works

Takasago Machinery Works

1962

Kobe Shipyard & Machinery Works started operations for exclusive turbine production.

1964

The Works was split off from Kobe Shipyard & Machinery Works to become the Takasago Machinery Works.

1970

Established the new Pumps and Centrifugal Chillers plant and took over the manufacture of those products from Kobe Shipyard & Machinery Works.

1984

Built the gas turbine combined cycle power plant in the Higashi Niigata Thermal Power Plant of Tohoku Electric Power Co., Inc. The facility was the first in the world to use a premixed DLN (Dry Low NOx) combustor.

1986

Developed the 1,250°C class gas turbine with what was at the time the world's highest turbine inlet temperature.

1992

Launched verification test of the 1,350°C class gas turbine.

1997

Built a gas turbine combined cycle power plant for validation.
Began demonstrating the operation of the 1,500°C class gas turbine with the world's highest turbine inlet temperature.

2000.02

Transfered wind power machinery business to Hiroshima Machinery Works.

2000.04

Transfered Centrifugal Chillers business to the Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Systems Headquarters.

Established Iwanai Plant, which started production as a printed circuit board plant.

2001

Transfered tunnel ventilation fans business to Hiroshima Machinery Works.
Mitsubishi Power Systems America, Inc. (“MPSA”) was established in the United States.

2008

Became part of the Power Systems Headquarters.

2009

Developed a turbine inlet temperature 1,600°C class J-series gas turbine and progressed to commercialization.

2011

MPSA built the Savannah Machinery Works, a U.S. facility that manufactures gas turbines, turbine components, and services and repairs gas and steam turbines.

EGAT Diamond Service Co., Ltd. built a gas turbine high temperature parts repair plant in Thailand.

2014・2020

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’ Takasago Works was formed as a result.
Transfered gas turbines and steam turbines business for power generation to MHPS Takasago Works.

Renamed Mitsubishi Power, Ltd.
Mitsubishi Power's Takasago Works was formed as a result.

2020

Commissioned and started commercial operations of T-Point 2 combined cycle power plant for validation.
Launched validation of a turbine inlet temperature 1,650°C class gas turbine.

2021

Mitsubishi Power's Takasago Works was integrated into Mitsubishi Heavy Industries' Takasago Machinery Works.

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