Improving Society Through Development and Manufacture of Innovative Power Generation Equipment
The Takasago Works was originally set up in 1962 to serve as a turbine manufacturing plant for the production of large capacity power plants and machinery.
Today the Takasago Works manufactures a wide variety of products including high performance gas turbines, steam turbines, and other related products. Its J-Series gas turbine is the most heat efficient gas turbine available on the market. These and other products have contributed to the advancement of daily life and businesses around the world.
- 879,480 square meters (site)
- 292,746 square meters (building)
- International Certifications
- ISO 9001 Quality Management System
- ISO 14001 Environmental Management System
|1962||Shin Mitsubishi Heavy Industries' Kobe Shipyard & Machinery Works started operations for exclusive turbine production.|
|1963||Produced the plant's first gas turbine.|
|1964||The Works was split off from Kobe Shipyard & Machinery Works to become the Takasago Machinery Works.|
|1969||Manufactured the works' first set of nuclear turbines.|
|1984||Built a gas turbine combined cycle power plant in the Higashi Niigata Thermal Power Plant of Tohoku Electric Power Co., Inc.|
|1986||Developed the 1,250°C class gas turbine (MF-111).|
|1992||Launched verification test of 1,350°C class M701F.|
|1997||Built a gas turbine combined cycle power plant for verification testing.
Began demonstrating the operation of a 1,500°C class gas turbine (M501G).
|1999||Launched full load verification test of the world's first steam cooled gas turbine (M501H).|
|2001||Mitsubishi Power Systems America, Inc. ("MPSA") was established in the United States.|
|2004||Began commercial operation of the 300MW M701F BFG firing combined cycle plant at the Kimitsu Cooperative Thermal Power Plant.|
|2005||Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Dongfang Gas Turbine (Guangzhou) Co., Ltd. was established in China.|
|2007||Achieved commercial operation of the M701DA air blown integrated coal gasification combined cycle plant at the Nakoso Thermal Power Plant.
Began commercial operation of the M701G2 gas turbine combined cycle power plant at the Kawasaki Thermal Power Plant of Tokyo Electric Power Co., Inc.
|2008||Established the Technical Skill Education Center at the Takasago Machinery Works.|
|2009||Developed a turbine inlet temperature 1,600°C class J-series gas turbine and progressed to commercialization.
Shipped its 500th gas turbine.
Built a specialized shop for nuclear turbines at the Takasago Machinery Works.
|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. Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems' Takasago Works was formed as a result.|
|Address||2-1-1, Shinhama, Arai-cho, Takasago City, Hyogo, 676-8686, Japan|