The Mitsubishi Group is a Japanese manufacturer consisting of a range of autonomous businesses which share the Mitsubishi brand, trademark and legacy. The first Mitsubishi Company was a shipping firm established by Yataro Iwasaki in 1870. In 1873, its name was changed to Mitsubishi Shokai. They also diversified into shipbuilding, banking, insurance, warehousing, and trade. Later diversification carried the organization into such sectors as paper, steel, glass, electrical equipment, aircraft, oil, and real estate. As Mitsubishi built a broadly based conglomerate, it played a central role in the modernization of Japanese industry. The merchant fleet entered into a period of diversification that would eventually result in the creation of many entities
Mitsubishi participated in Japan's unprecedented economic growth of the 1950s and 1960s; Japan modernized its energy and materials industries, the Mitsubishi companies created Mitsubishi Petrochemical, Mitsubishi Atomic Power Industries, Mitsubishi Liquefied Petroleum Gas, and Mitsubishi Petroleum Development. Together with its over 500 group companies, Mitsubishi employs a multinational workforce of approximately 54,000 people. Mitsubishi has long been engaged in business with customers around the world in many industries, including energy, metals, machinery, chemicals, food and general merchandise. In 2007, Mitsubishi Motors reached 1.3 million cars of total production.
Mitsubishi companies Core members 3 Diamonds Seafood Co Asahi Glass Co The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd Kirin Brewery Co., Ltd. Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company Mitsubishi Electric Corporation Mitsubishi Motors (Automobile manufacturing and sales) Mitsubishi Paper Mills, Ltd. Mitsubishi Plastics, Inc. Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd. Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc. Mitsubishi Shindoh Co., Ltd. Mitsubishi Steel Mfg. Co., Ltd. Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation (part of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group) Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Nikon Corporation Nippon Oil Corporation NYK Line (Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha) P.S. Mitsubishi Construction Co., Ltd. Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.
|Mitsubishi 3000gt||Mitsubishi Cordia||Mitsubishi Diamante||Mitsubishi Eclipse|
|Mitsubishi Endeavor||Mitsubishi Expo||Mitsubishi Galant||Mitsubishi Lancer|
|Mitsubishi Mirage||Mitsubishi Montero||Mitsubishi Montero sport||Mitsubishi Outlander|
|Mitsubishi Pickup||Mitsubishi Precis||Mitsubishi Raider||Mitsubishi Sigma|
|Mitsubishi Starion||Mitsubishi Tredia||Mitsubishi Van|