Mitsubishi Electric Power Products Breaks Ground for Memphis Transformer Factory

New facility will provide up to 275 new jobs

Warrendale, Penn. — May 3, 2011 — Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc. will break ground for its new heavy electrical equipment production facility in Memphis, Tennessee on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 10 a.m. at Rivergate Industrial Park.

Mitsubishi Electric executives will join local civic and business leaders at the event to turn the first earth for the $200 million, 350,000-sq. ft. factory that will initially produce large power transformers. Construction is scheduled to begin in late spring 2011 to support production in 2013.

Mitsubishi Electric Power Products expects to hire about 275 people, most locally, with recruiting set to begin this year.

About Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc.

Headquartered in Warrendale, Penn., Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc. is the US subsidiary of Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, responsible for serving the North American power systems, rail transportation and water treatment industries with electrical and electronic products, systems and services. Products include gas circuit breakers, gas insulated substations, electricity transmission technologies, ozone water treatment systems, uninterruptible power supplies and rail transportation equipment.

Information on Mitsubishi Electric Power Products complete line of products and services can be found at Within Mitsubishi Electric Power Products Diamond Vision division markets large-scale video displays for stadiums and arenas, including the Guinness World Record-holding display at Cowboys Stadium. To learn more, visit

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