Ube Industries and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Complete Merger of their Group Companies in Injection Molding Machine Businesses

UBE Machinery Corp. of Ube City, Japan is pleased to announce the completion of the merger of the Injection Molding Machine business of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Plastic Technology Co., Ltd., (MHIPT) with UBE Machinery, Corp., effective January 1st 2017.

The continued global growth in the sale of large injection molding machines with specific focus on the Automotive Sector spurred UBE to merge with Mitsubishi's injection molding machine business. The addition of manufacturing facilities, machine models, and global service and parts distribution will facilitate the continued growth and expansion of UBE's business. This merger will also enable a reduction in lead times and establish gains in manufacturing efficiencies.

U&M Plastics Solutions Co. Ltd. will market and sell all of the Injection Molding Machines manufactured by both UBE and the former MHIPT.

U-MHI Platech Co., LTD(U-MHIPT) has been established to assume all of the manufacturing activity of the former MHIPT.

U-MHI Platech AMERICA, Inc. located at 1051 Ardmore Avenue in Itasca, Illinois will be the new name of the North American supply of both Service and Parts for the former MHIPT Machines as well as future U-MHIPT machines.

UBE Machinery Inc. in Ann Arbor, Michigan will continue to provide 24/7 Parts and Service for all UBE Injection Molding Machines in the US and Canada. UBE Machinery Inc. has been assembling machinery in Ann Arbor, Michigan since 1996.

All marketing and sales of the UBE and U-MHIPT machines in North America will be through UBE Machinery Inc. in Ann Arbor.


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