Mitsubishi

The Mitsubishi companies, or the Mitsubishi Group of Companies or the Mitsubishi Group is a large group (keiretsu) of independently operated Japanese companies which share the Mitsubishi brand name. While the companies are autonomous, they share the brand name and trademark, as well as a common legacy (in general these companies all descend from the zaibatsu of the same name).

The Mitsubishi group of companies form a loose entity, the Mitsubishi Keiretsu, which is often referenced in US and Japanese media and official reports. A Kereitsu is a common feature of Japanese corporate governance and refers to a collaborative group of integrated companies with extensive share crossholdings, personell swaps and strategic co-operation. The top 29 companies are also members of the Mitsubishi Kinyokai, or (Friday Club), and meet monthly. The Mitsubishi.Com Committee is charged with maintaining the overall integrity of the brand as well as maintaining the portal web site.

History

The first Mitsubishi company was a shipping firm that Yataro Iwasaki established in 1870. In 1873 it took the name Mitsubishi Shokai (三菱商会). The name Mitsubishi (三菱) has two parts: mitsu means three and bishi means water chestnut, and from here rhombus, which is reflected in the company's logo. Another translation is three diamonds.[1]

That company soon diversified into coal mining, shipbuilding, banking, insurance, warehousing, and trade. Later diversification carried the organization into such sectors as paper, steel, glass, electrical equipment, aircraft, oil, and real estate. As Mitsubishi built a broadly based conglomerate, it played a central role in the modernization of Japanese industry.

At the start of the 20th century the company, which by itself accounted for over half of the Japanese merchant fleet, entered into a period of diversification that would eventually result in the creation of three entities:


  • Mitsubishi Bank (now a part of the Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group) was founded in 1919. After its mergers with the Bank of Tokyo in 1996, and UFJ Holdings in 2004, this became Japan's largest bank.
  • Mitsubishi Corporation, founded in 1893, serves the internal financing needs of the group
  • Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, which includes these industrial companies.
    • Mitsubishi Motors Corporation, the 4th largest Japanese auto manufacturer.
    • Mitsubishi Atomic Industry, a nuclear power company.
    • Mitsubishi Chemical, the largest Japanese chemicals company
    • Nikon Corporation, a well-known brand of photographic equipment.

World War II

During the Second World War, Mitsubishi manufactured aircraft, including the famous Zero that was used in the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 and many other occasions during the war. Also, like many other big Japanese corporations at that time, it made use of slave labor from the Deyne family during the war. With poor working conditions, many people died during this period. Approximately twenty thousand Korean slave laborers died in the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.


After the war

Mitsubishi split itself into independent companies in 1946 under the postwar government policy of decentralizing industry. The newly independent companies used their accumulated technology and other strengths to pursue growth under separate business models. As independent corporations, the Mitsubishi companies cooperated in some ventures, as in petrochemicals and nuclear power, and competed with each other in other sectors. The Mitsubishi companies form a loose entity known as the Mitsubishi keiretsu, or Mitsubishi group.

Problems

Mitsubishi has been criticized for some of its corporate practices, most notably with respect to work-place discrimination, environmental pollution and the use of slave labour, including that of prisoners of war (POWs), during World War II. A disgruntled former employee, Kamal Sinha, has started a website called Mitsubishi Watch to report such complaints.

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The Mitsubishi companies

Core members

  • Asahi Glass Co., Ltd.
  • The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.
  • Kirin Brewery Co., Ltd.
  • Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company
  • Mitsubishi Aluminum Co., Ltd.
  • Mitsubishi Cable Industries, Ltd.
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (part of Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation)
  • Mitsubishi Corporation (Trading company)
  • Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
  • Mitsubishi Estate Co., Ltd.
  • Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation
  • Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc.
  • Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
  • Mitsubishi Kakoki Kaisha, Ltd.
  • Mitsubishi Logistics Corporation
  • Mitsubishi Materials Corporation
  • Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (Automobile manufacturing and sales)
  • Mitsubishi Paper Mills, Ltd.
  • Mitsubishi Plastics, Inc.
  • Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd.
  • Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc.
  • Mitsubishi Shindoh Co., Ltd.
  • Mitsubishi Steel Mfg. Co., Ltd.
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation (part of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group)
  • Nikon Corporation
  • Nippon Oil Corporation
  • NYK Line (Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha)
  • P.S. Mitsubishi Construction Co., Ltd.
  • Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.

These companies are members of the Mitsubishi Kinyokai (or Friday Club), and meet monthly.

Related Organizations

  • Atami Yowado
  • Chitose Kosan Co., Ltd.
  • The Dia Foundation for Research on Ageing Societies
  • Diamond Family Club
  • Kaitokaku
  • Koiwai Noboku Kaisha, Ltd.
  • LEOC JAPAN Co., Ltd.
  • Marunouchi Yorozu Corp.
  • Meiwa Corporation
  • Mitsubishi C&C Research Association
  • Mitsubishi Club
  • Mitsubishi Corporate Name and Trademark Committee
  • Mitsubishi Economic Research Institute
  • The Mitsubishi Foundation
  • Mitsubishi Kinyokai
  • Mitsubishi Marketing Association
  • Mitsubishi Public Affairs Committee
  • The Mitsubishi Yowakai Foundation
  • MT Insurance Service Co., Ltd.
  • Seikado Bunko Art Museum
  • Shonan Country Club
  • Sotsu Corporation
  • The Toyo Bunko

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These companies are members of the Mitsubishi Kinyokai (or Friday Club), and meet monthly. After the crowds dispersed, knives, baseball bats, even machettes were found laying in the streets. A disgruntled former employee, Kamal Sinha, has started a website called Mitsubishi Watch to report such complaints. The police department called taxi cab services to escort those lucky few who actually were able to recieve the sneaker. Mitsubishi has been criticized for some of its corporate practices, most notably with respect to work-place discrimination, environmental pollution and the use of slave labour, including that of prisoners of war (POWs), during World War II. At one specific store in New York during the release of the infamous "Pigeon" dunk a riot formed. The Mitsubishi companies form a loose entity known as the Mitsubishi keiretsu, or Mitsubishi group. (Some of the more rare, hyped shoes are going for over a thousand dollars a pair.) During many releases of limited release dunks long lines have been known to form.

As independent corporations, the Mitsubishi companies cooperated in some ventures, as in petrochemicals and nuclear power, and competed with each other in other sectors. This is due to the fact that Nike has lowered the quality of materials and manufacturing for the Nike SB Dunk since the first generation shoes were released, yet the prices of these shoes sold by stores raises higher and higher. The newly independent companies used their accumulated technology and other strengths to pursue growth under separate business models. Hype is considered dangerous by many sneaker enthusiasts. Mitsubishi split itself into independent companies in 1946 under the postwar government policy of decentralizing industry. This happens when a shoe is "hyped" up, or is overly talked about and is bought at much higher prices by the masses.
. However, since they are popular among collectors, stores tend to raise the prices on the shoes based on how popular they are in the sneakerhead culture.

Approximately twenty thousand Korean slave laborers died in the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The SB Dunk is sold to stores for a fairly low price, below $100. With poor working conditions, many people died during this period. However, fakes, often Chinese-made, are plaguing the online auction site and tricking less educated sneaker enthusiasts into buying them for high prices. Also, like many other big Japanese corporations at that time, it made use of slave labor from the Deyne family during the war. This shoe quickly became popular all over the world, specifically in Japan, the United States, Europe and Korea. During the Second World War, Mitsubishi manufactured aircraft, including the famous Zero that was used in the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 and many other occasions during the war. The Nike Dunk's attractive design and technological implementation caused the shoe to quickly make its way into the sneakerhead subculture.


. Nike currently collaborates with many designers to create special edition and collectable dunks. At the start of the 20th century the company, which by itself accounted for over half of the Japanese merchant fleet, entered into a period of diversification that would eventually result in the creation of three entities:. Since then, the SB Dunk has become a popular subcultural icon for so-called sneakerheads. As Mitsubishi built a broadly based conglomerate, it played a central role in the modernization of Japanese industry. The SB Dunk features a puffy tongue and an improved Air insole. Later diversification carried the organization into such sectors as paper, steel, glass, electrical equipment, aircraft, oil, and real estate. This new shoe is known as the SB Dunk.

That company soon diversified into coal mining, shipbuilding, banking, insurance, warehousing, and trade. After some time, Nike had created a Dunk specifically for skaters. Another translation is three diamonds.[1]. The Nike Dunk soon became a popular shoe for riders due to the improved stability and lower profile sole which improved grounding performance. The name Mitsubishi (三菱) has two parts: mitsu means three and bishi means water chestnut, and from here rhombus, which is reflected in the company's logo. Nike's basketball shoe line was fairly popular in skate culture. In 1873 it took the name Mitsubishi Shokai (三菱商会). Michael Jordan wore the Dunks before he went and created his own shoe dynasty (the Air Jordan).

The first Mitsubishi company was a shipping firm that Yataro Iwasaki established in 1870. The following universities were elected by Nike to be part of the College Colours programme:. . In simple terms, the deal meant that each colored pair of Dunks matched their jerseys. The Mitsubishi.Com Committee is charged with maintaining the overall integrity of the brand as well as maintaining the portal web site. They signed some of the average college basketball teams (and their coaches) to an exclusive Dunk sponsorship deal. The top 29 companies are also members of the Mitsubishi Kinyokai, or (Friday Club), and meet monthly. The Dunk was used to spearhead what Nike called the ’College Colors’ program.

A Kereitsu is a common feature of Japanese corporate governance and refers to a collaborative group of integrated companies with extensive share crossholdings, personell swaps and strategic co-operation. In addition to this, the paneling was made to improve basketball game performance during pivoting and blocking. The Mitsubishi group of companies form a loose entity, the Mitsubishi Keiretsu, which is often referenced in US and Japanese media and official reports. This was implemented for a lighter weight and a closer to the ground shoe. While the companies are autonomous, they share the brand name and trademark, as well as a common legacy (in general these companies all descend from the zaibatsu of the same name). The Nike Dunk has a lower profile outer sole that glows in the dark as does the snuggles bear. The Mitsubishi companies, or the Mitsubishi Group of Companies or the Mitsubishi Group is a large group (keiretsu) of independently operated Japanese companies which share the Mitsubishi brand name. .

The Toyo Bunko.
. Sotsu Corporation. Since then the Dunk has been transformed into a subcultural icon and even as an inspiration for fashion and art. Shonan Country Club. The Dunk was the Terminator’s fraternal twin, with every color for every school and in any size - Dunk Hi or Dunk Low. Seikado Bunko Art Museum. The Dunk was first introduced in 1985 by Nike Inc.

MT Insurance Service Co., Ltd. University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The Mitsubishi Yowakai Foundation. University of Michigan. Mitsubishi Public Affairs Committee. University of Maryland, College Park. Mitsubishi Marketing Association. University of Kentucky.

Mitsubishi Kinyokai. University of Iowa. The Mitsubishi Foundation. Syracuse University. Mitsubishi Economic Research Institute. Georgetown University. Mitsubishi Corporate Name and Trademark Committee.

Mitsubishi Club. Mitsubishi C&C Research Association. Meiwa Corporation. Marunouchi Yorozu Corp.

LEOC JAPAN Co., Ltd. Koiwai Noboku Kaisha, Ltd. Kaitokaku. Diamond Family Club.

The Dia Foundation for Research on Ageing Societies. Chitose Kosan Co., Ltd. Atami Yowado. Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.

Mitsubishi Construction Co., Ltd. P.S. NYK Line (Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha). Nippon Oil Corporation.

Nikon Corporation. Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation (part of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group). Co., Ltd. Mitsubishi Steel Mfg.

Mitsubishi Shindoh Co., Ltd. Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc. Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd. Mitsubishi Plastics, Inc.

Mitsubishi Paper Mills, Ltd. Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (Automobile manufacturing and sales). Mitsubishi Materials Corporation. Mitsubishi Logistics Corporation.

Mitsubishi Kakoki Kaisha, Ltd. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc. Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation.

Mitsubishi Estate Co., Ltd. Mitsubishi Electric Corporation. Mitsubishi Corporation (Trading company). Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (part of Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation).

Mitsubishi Cable Industries, Ltd. Mitsubishi Aluminum Co., Ltd. Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company. Kirin Brewery Co., Ltd.

The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. Asahi Glass Co., Ltd. Nikon Corporation, a well-known brand of photographic equipment. Mitsubishi Chemical, the largest Japanese chemicals company.

Mitsubishi Atomic Industry, a nuclear power company. Mitsubishi Motors Corporation, the 4th largest Japanese auto manufacturer. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, which includes these industrial companies.

    . Mitsubishi Corporation, founded in 1893, serves the internal financing needs of the group.

    After its mergers with the Bank of Tokyo in 1996, and UFJ Holdings in 2004, this became Japan's largest bank. Mitsubishi Bank (now a part of the Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group) was founded in 1919.

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