In the 1930s, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation(MELCO) began manufacturing elevators.

In the 1980s, MELCO introduced the world’s first inverter VVVF elevator.

In 1985, MELCO invented a “spiral escalator” and the first spiral escalator in the world was installed in Osaka, Japan.

In 1993, Mitsubishi supplied elevators to Yokohama Landmark Tower, which is the fastest elevator in the world at that time until 2004.

In 2011, Mitsubishi Electric was awarded project from Shanghai Tower Construction & Development Co. Ltd for the Supply and Installation of World’s fastest Elevators, traveling at 18 meter per second. Currently Shanghai Tower is under construction in the Pudong District of Shanghai, China.

Mitsubishi Electric Inazawa Works, Japan.
Mitsubishi Elevator & Escalator factory, Thailand