TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group (TOKYO:7011) announced today that it will allocate financial assistance of US$300,000 to relief efforts in Houston, Texas and the surrounding area following the devastation and flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey.
“The Houston area is MHI Group’s home in North America. Our thoughts are with those affected by the disaster,” said Group CEO Shunichi Miyanaga. “We are committed to helping this community in any way and supporting the city and surrounding areas with their recovery.”
MHI Group has built a significant presence in Houston, the site of its North America headquarters, which it opened in May 2016 and handles MHI’s wide-ranging businesses in the region. MHI Group employs around 7,300 people in the US, and 1,200 in Texas alone, including at Group companies Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (MCFA) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Compressor International Corporation (MCO-I). The company is working extensively to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all its employees in affected areas.
About Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Group
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), headquartered in Tokyo, is one
of the world’s leading industrial firms with 80,000 group employees and
annual consolidated revenues of around 38 billion U.S. dollars. For more
than 130 years, the company has channeled big thinking into innovative
and integrated solutions that move the world forward. MHI owns a unique
business portfolio covering land, sea, sky and even space. MHI delivers
innovative and integrated solutions across a wide range of industries
from commercial aviation and transportation to power plants and gas
turbines, and from machinery and infrastructure to integrated defense
and space systems.
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