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Newly Revamped M's Square Showroom Opens at Shinagawa Head Office

Display Area Reorganized into Separate Zones for 4 Business Domains; 180-inch Display and Freely Accessible News Archive Newly Added

Tokyo, Aug 18, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - On August 18 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) opened its newly revamped M's Square showroom located on the second floor of the Shinagawa Head Office Building in Tokyo. The showroom layout has been reorganized into separate areas each introducing the technologies and products of one of its four business domains, following the company's shift to the new domain-based structure this April. A number of new features have also been added, including a spectacular 180-inch multi-display and a "News Archive" where visitors can freely browse news topics relating to the MHI Group.

Detailed explanations of MHI's technologies and products are provided in the "Technology Gallery." Here, displays of actual products, models, video presentations, etc. have been newly divided into four zones each focused on a specific business domain: "Energy & Environment," "Commercial Aviation & Transportation Systems," "Integrated Defense Systems & Space Systems" and "Machinery, Equipment & Infrastructure." The new display scheme was adopted to enhance ease of understanding of the MHI Group's business developments from the perspectives of the customer, core technologies, etc.

The newly introduced "M's Vision" system is a 180-inch display configured from nine 60-inch screens. The system is used to present the company's products and business domains with vivid reality and spectacular presence.

The new "News Archive" offers visitors free access to MHI news items announced since April 2014, available for viewing on a curved screen in the center of the display space. In addition, the screen is also used to introduce presentations of topics of special interest.

A special exhibition is currently being held within the showroom showcasing the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ), the company's next-generation passenger jet. A new video presentation provides a wealth of information relating to the new aircraft, including fuselage strength testing and assembly of the test flight unit.

MHI created M's Square to serve as an important "bridge" connecting the MHI Group with its highly diversified stakeholders. Following the showroom's latest revamping, efforts will continue to be made to achieve enhanced communication with visitors.

Outline of M's Square
Location:      2-16-5, Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-8215, Japan (2nd floor, 
               Shinagawa Head Office Building)
Access:        5-minute walk from Konan Exit of JR/Keikyu Shinagawa Station
Opening hours: 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Closed days:   Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays, New Years holiday period and 
               other specially designated dates
Website:      http://www.mhi-global.com/discover/mssquare/index.html
Admission:     free 


About Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

Since its foundation in 1884, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has sought pioneering new monodzukuri (manufacturing) techniques, building the foundations for the development of the entire industry. Today, with environmental and energy issues to the fore, MHI provides people around the world with eco-friendly products, and contributes to society through its involvement in global infrastructure projects and other business activities. For more information, please visit the MHI website at www.mhi.co.jp.



Source: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

Contact:
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
Hideo Ikuno
[email protected]
+81-3-6716-5277


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