Mitsubishi Turbocharger and Engine Europe B.V. started the production of turbochargers in 1991. During the period prior to that year, MHI had been manufacturing turbochargers for since 1957. In 2011 the worldwide number of MHI automotive turbochargers produced will be over 5,000,000 per year. With its present manufacturing locations, in 2012 the total annual production capacity of turbochargers will be more than 6,000,000 per year.
At Mitsubishi Turbocharger and Engine Europe B.V., in Almere, the Netherlands, the production capacity is currently increasing from 2.000.000 turbochargers in 2008 to anually 4.000.000 turbochargers in 2012. Together with the supplies from MHI Japan, we cover a significant amount of the market demand of the European automotive industry. In addition to that, MHI (Japan), MENA (USA) and Mitsubishi Turbocharger and Engine Europe B.V. (Europe) combined have already been a global player for many years now. The near future looks even more promising with the doubled production space that is available as from the beginning of 2009, as well as due to the increased number of customer requests for new projects.
Right from the starting phase, we have implemented state of the art production equipment for our production and assembly activities and this policy has been pursued since. Our production lines are highly automated, which requires well-trained and accurate production personnel. This combination of production equipment and personnel results in top quality turbochargers for which we are known in the automotive industry.
In our production process, we have several stages during which parts are checked in different ways. Parts are automatically rejected if they do not meet the specifications. Furthermore, our assembly lines are equipped with smart solutions that prevent the assembly from continuing if parts are being assembled incorrectly. In this way, we can ensure the top quality of our products, of which we are very proud, at the end of the production and assembly lines. We truly can say that we are proud of the quality level we have achieved over the years. The process that preceded our achieving the ISO TS16949 certification has certainly contributed being the latest standard in the automotive industry.
Over the years, our turbochargers have been renowned for their most advanced design. It combines the lightest weight, most silently balanced and best response with a very competitive price. Our well-developed design allows full automatic robot assembly and provides the world’s highest quality standard. A continuously growing number of clients do realize this.