Mitsubishi Electric To Open Installation Training Center


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Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. This week’s news podcast is sponsored by MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC TO OPEN INSTALLATION TRAINING CENTER Mitsubishi Electric will open its 2,182-m2, six-story installation training center, TAKUMI, on April 1 at its Inazawa Works mother factory in Japan. With 10 shafts, eight elevators and hazard simulators for hands-on training, TAKUMI is named for the Japanese word for "great master." The steel structure represents an investment of more than US$9 million as the company seeks to strengthen its new-installation technician workforce to 1,000 in Japan and its installation supervisor workforce outside Japan to 350 by the fiscal year ending in March 2020. The facility boasts eco-friendly features such as 20-kW solar-power generation on the roof and LED lamps for all lighting. Image credit: Mitsubishi Electric To read the full transcript of today's podcast, visit: Subscribe to the Podcast: iTunes│Google Play|SoundCloud│Stitcher│TuneIn

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