A representative office of Mitsubishi Electric was opened in Sydney (Australia Square)
Supply of Electrical Components for Rolling Stock started
Tumut 3 Power Station, Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme. Generators supplied by Mitsubishi Electric. 6 x 250 MW.
MELCO AUSTRALIA PTY LTD was incorporated, 100% subsidiary of Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Japan.
AWA-Thorn started importing and selling colour TV made for AWA-Thorn by Mitsubishi Electric of Japan
Awarded contract to supply electrical equipment for 10 off 85 class electric locomotives
Supply of Electrical Systems to A. Goninan & Co for the K-Set train contract
MELCO acquired AWA-Thorn
Changed name from MELCO AUSTRALIA PTY LTD to MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC AUSTRALIA PTY LTD (MEAUST)
MEAUST awarded contract to supply electrical equipment for 50 x 86 class electric locomotives
MEAUST Installed Diamond Vision screen at MCG, the first full-colour video replay scoreboard in Australia and the third such scoreboard in the world
MEAUST purchases 51% of Meltron NZ. Melco NZ (BDT) is established.
First started selling Refrigerators in 1983 and until 1986
Started selling Window/Wall & Split System Air Conditioners (AV models)
Oct 1983 ~ 1986 MEAUST built 8 major city earth stations for the AUSSAT project, one of the first national communications satellite systems in the world.
MEAUST awarded contract to supply chopper equipment for suburban and intercity cars
Supplied 2 x 250 MW generators to Wivenhoe Hydro Power Station
MEAUST established Cellular Mobile Telephone factory in Rydalmere, NSW.
MEAUST awarded contract to supply electrical equipment for Tangara train sets. At the time Tangara was one of the largest train contracts in the world (450 cars).
MEAUST renamed "AWA-Thorn" to "Mitsubishi Electric AWA Pty Ltd"
Started selling Mr Slim Air Conditioners (AG models)
Installed Diamond Vision screen at Sydney Football Stadium
MEAUST officially opened Railway Factory at North Ryde
First Dead Tank Gas Circuit Breaker (DTGCB) in Australia sold to Hydro Tasmania
MEAUST installed MCG LED Diamond Vision screen
Resumed selling Refrigerators in the Australian market
Installed Diamond Vision screen at Westpac Trust Stadium in New Zealand
MEAUST sells 51% interest in Melco NZ/BDT
Optus C1 Satellite, designed and developed by Mitsubishi Electric, launched.
MEAUST awarded contract to supply electrical equipment for OSCar train sets to UGL
2003 ~ 2005 - Energex order 5 x Gas Insulated Switchgear substations
Major Sponsor of the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs NRL football club
Blanket DTGCB supply contract secured with SPAusNet
Supplies 1 x 210 MW generators to Tamar Valley Hydro Power Station, Tasmania.
Energy Australia order 5 x 60MVA Gas Insulated Transformers for City South substation
Blanket DTGCB supply contract secured with Powerlink
Satellite ST-2 launched for SingTel. Project managed by Optus.
Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) video wall installed
MEAUST total company sales exceed $300M for the first time.
MEAUST awarded contract to supply Passenger Information System equipment for Bucharest Metro
MEAUST awarded contract to supply electrical equipment for Auckland Metro Rail
MEAUST LEG (HVAC, Refrigerator etc.) sales exceed $200M for the first time.
MEAUST installed Diamond Vision LED screen at Parramatta Stadium, home ground of the Western Sydney Wanderers A-League soccer team.
MEAUST announced Western Sydney Wanderers FC Sponsorship
Australia’s first indoor skydiving facility iFly Downunder opened and powered by Mitsubishi Electric automation products such as Four FR-F700 variable speed drive (VSD) inverters, industry leading Q-Series Modular programmable logic controller (PLC), and CC-Link – Mitsubishi Electric’s proprietary industrial communication network.
Installed Australia’s Highest Resolution Outdoor LED Display at Caulfield Racecourse.
Extends partnership with Western Sydney Wanderers FC through until the end of the 2018/19 season.