New team strategically unifies business units and promotes innovation.
ROANOKE, Virginia, Oct. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Toshiba Mitsubishi-Electrical Industrial Corporation of Roanoke, Virginia is pleased to announce the formation of the Industrial Systems Business Unit. This new operational unit combines two of the company's key technology segments, serving the metals and material handling industries.
"These two business units have been core to TMEIC's success throughout the past 60 years," Declan Daly, TMEIC Industrial Systems - General Manager, said. "TMEIC is the global leader in automation and industrial drives technologies, and regularly deploys those solutions in metals and material handling scenarios worldwide. This unification will enhance existing services to those industries, while promoting cross-industry innovation through collaborative solution development."
As a result of this powerful new combination of resources, TMEIC is better positioned to develop innovative technologies, quickly respond to industry trends and apply solutions to multiple industrial market segments around the world.
"Our solutions are regularly deployed throughout various industries around the world and this unification allows us to devote the brightest engineering talent at TMEIC to driving those industrial segments forward, while encouraging collaborative systems development and expanding new technologies," Kevin Russell, TMEIC Industrial Systems - Strategic Accounts Director, said.
TMEIC Corporation is currently working on a number of significant industrial projects, including a major steel mill upgrade in Eastern Europe, a new paper mill in North America, two large port facility automation projects in China and over 1.5 Gigawatts of new utility scale photo-voltaic inverter projects in North America. To support these and other projects, TMEIC Group opened its first manufacturing plant in the US. TMEIC Power Electronics Products Corporation commenced operations on September 28, 2015 in Houston, Texas.
About Toshiba Mitsubishi-Electric Industrial Systems Corporation (TMEIC)
Toshiba Mitsubishi-Electric Industrial Systems Corporation (TMEIC) was formed in 2003 from the merger of the industrial systems departments of Toshiba Corporation and Mitsubishi Electric Corporation. TMEIC manufactures and sells variable frequency drives, motors, and advanced automation systems for a range of industrial applications. We drive industry.
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TMEIC Corporation, headquartered in Roanoke, VA, designs, develops and engineers advanced automation, large AC machines and variable frequency drive systems. TMEIC Corporation specializes in the Metals, Material Handling, Oil & Gas, Mining, Renewable Energy, and other industrial markets worldwide. We drive industry. www.tmeic.com