Contributing to Society through Energy and Environmental Technologies
Kure Works was established in 1959 as a boiler manufacturer, that provides energy and environmental conservation solutions, including but not limited to: thermal power generation boilers, flue gas desulfurization (FGD) systems and selective catalyst reduction (SCR) systems. Currently, new technologies related to integrated coal gasification combined cycle (IGCC), low-grade coal combustion and CO2 capture are in development.
|1958||The acguisition of former naval arsenal premises through government privatization initiated the construction of the first factory works.|
|1959||Kure branch factory of Hitachi, Ltd. established.|
|1961||Kure factory of Hitachi, Ltd. established.|
|1964||Kure factory became independent as Hitachi Boiler Ltd.|
|1965||Hitachi Boiler Ltd. and Babcock-Hitachi K.K. merged to form Babcock-Hitachi K.K. (Hitachi 85%, UK B&W 15%)|
|1987||Hitachi financing increased to 100%. Akitsu Plant established.|
|1989||Philippines factory (currently Mitsubishi Power (Philippines) Inc.) established.|
|1999||Kure factory renamed Kure Works.|
|2011||China Catalyst Works (currently Mitsubishi Power (Hangzhou) Environmental Equipment Co., Ltd.) established.|
|2014||Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd., a joint venture company formed by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Hitachi integrating thermal power generation systems and other related businesses, established. Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems and Babcock-Hitachi K.K. merged to form Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems' Kure Works.|
|2020||Established Mitsubishi Power, Ltd.
Mitsubishi Power's Kure Works was formed as a result.
Kure Area (First Plant)
|Address||6-9, Takara-machi, Kure City, Hiroshima, 737-8508, Japan|
Kure Area (Second Plant)
|Address||10-1, Shouwa-machi, Kure City, Hiroshima, 737-0027, Japan|
|Address||3300, Kazahaya, Akitsu-cho, Higashihiroshima City, Hiroshima, 739-2403, Japan|
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