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Takasago Machinery Works

History: Takasago Machinery Works

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1962

Business is launched as a plant dedicated to turbine production at Kobe Shipyard & Machinery Works. Operations begin.

1964

Business is spun off from Kobe Shipyard & Machinery Works and established as Takasago Machinery Works.

1970

Takasago Machinery Works establishes a new pump and freezer plant and takes over the manufacture of those products from Kobe Shipyard & Machinery Works.

1984

Takasago Machinery Works completes Tohoku-Electric Power's Higashi Niigata Plant, a 1,150degrees C-class combined cycle thermal power plant. The facility is the first in the world to use a premixed DLN (Dry Low NOx) combustor.

1986

Takasago Machinery Works develops a 1,250degrees C-class gas turbine with what was at the time the world's highest turbine inlet temperature.

1989

Takasago Machinery Works successfully does a trial of a 1,350degrees C-class gas turbine in-plant.

1997

Takasago Machinery Works begins the demonstration operation of a 1,500degrees C-class gas turbine with the world's highest turbine inlet temperature.

2000

Takasago Machinery Works transfers responsibility for wind power machinery products to Hiroshima Machinery Works.

2000

Takasago Machinery Works transfers responsibility for freezer products to the Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Systems Headquarters.

Takasago Machinery Works establishes Iwanai Plant, which starts production as a printed circuit board plant

2001

Takasago Machinery Works transfers responsibility for tunnel ventilation fans to Hiroshima Machinery Works.

2008

Takasago Machinery Works becomes part of the Power Systems Headquarters.

2009

Developed a turbine inlet temperature 1,600 deg 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

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. Name changed to Takasago Works.

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