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History [link]

Yatarō the founder of Mitsubishi.

The Mitsubishi was first established as a shipping by Yatarō Iwasaki (1834–1885) in In 1873, its name was changed to Shokai . The name Mitsubishi (三 菱 of two parts: mitsu meaning and hishi (which becomes under rendaku ) meaning caltrop (also called chestnut), and hence rhombus , is reflected in the company’s famous It is also translated as three [ 2 ]

Mitsubishi had been established in two years after the Meiji with shipping as its core Its diversification was mostly into fields. It entered into to gain the coal needed for bought a shipbuilding yard the government to repair the ships it founded an iron mill to iron to the shipbuilding yard, a marine insurance business to for its shipping business, and so forth.

Later, the managerial resources and capabilities acquired through the of shipbuilding were utilized to the business further into the of aircraft and equipment. Similarly, the of overseas shipping led the firm to into a trading business. [ 3 ]

The bought into coal in 1881 by acquiring the Takashima and Hashima Island in 1890, the production to fuel their steamship fleet. They diversified into shipbuilding, insurance. warehousing, and trade. diversification carried the organization such sectors as paper. glass. electrical equipment, oil. and real estate.

As Mitsubishi built a broadly conglomerate. it played a central in the modernization of Japanese industry.

The fleet entered into a of diversification that would result in the creation of three

Mitsubishi Bank (now a of the Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group ) was in 1919. After its mergers the Bank of Tokyo in 1996, and UFJ in 2004, this became largest bank.

Mitsubishi Corporation. founded in Japan’s largest general company

Mitsubishi Heavy which includes these companies.

Mitsubishi Motors. the Japan-based auto manufacturer.

Atomic Industry, a nuclear company.

Mitsubishi Chemical. the Japan-based chemicals company

Powersystems. a power generation

Nikon Corporation, specializing in and imaging.

World War II [link]

A6M Zero fighter.

During the World War, Mitsubishi aircraft under the direction of Dr. Horikoshi. The Mitsubishi A6M (Zero) was a Japanese naval fighter in War II.

It was used by Imperial Japanese pilots throughout the war, in kamikaze attacks during the stages. Allied pilots astounded by its maneuverability, [ 4 ] and it was very in combat until the Allies tactics to utilize their in firepower and diving speed.

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Mitsubishi made use of forced during this time Laborers included allied as well as Chinese and Korean In the post-war period, lawsuits and for compensations were presented the Mitsubishi Corporation, in particular by Chinese slave laborers. [ 5 ]

were involved in the opium in China during this [ 6 ]

1945 to present [link]

Mitsubishi participated in Japan’s economic growth of the 1950s and For example, as Japan modernized its and materials industries, the Mitsubishi created Mitsubishi Petrochemical, Atomic Power Industries, Liquefied Petroleum Gas, and Petroleum Development.

The traditional emphasis on technological development was in new in such fields as space aviation, ocean development, communications, computers, and semiconductors. companies also were in consumer goods and services.

In Mitsubishi companies established the Foundation to commemorate the centennial of the founding of the first Mitsubishi The companies also individually charitable foundations. Mitsubishi have been highlights of in Japan since EXPO’70 in in 1970s to 1980s.

As of 2007, Mitsubishi Corporation, a of the Mitsubishi Group, is Japan’s general trading company shosha ) with over 200 of operations in approximately 80 countries Together with its over 500 companies, Mitsubishi employs a workforce of approximately 54,000

Mitsubishi Motors reached 1.3 cars of total production in

Mitsubishi companies [link]

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