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MFTBC Moves Headquarters to Site of Kawasaki Plant

January 7, 2019

  • HQ to move to newly constructed “Product Center”
  • Promoting business efficiency by consolidating key functions within the Kawasaki Plant

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (headquartered in Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture; headed by President and Chief Executive Officer Hartmut Schick) (MFTBC) is pleased to announce the move of its corporate headquarters to the newly constructed Product Center on the site of the Kawasaki Plant (Kawasaki City, Nakahara Ward, Ohkuracho).

Since December 2015, key corporate functions including CEO Office, Sales, Marketing, Customer Services and others were located at the Shin-Kawasaki Mitsui Building, located close to MFTBC’s primary production facility, the Kawasaki Plant. These functions will now be consolidated at the site of the Kawasaki Plant in order to improve operational and business efficiency.

By the end of 2018, functions including the CEO Office, Product Planning, External Affairs, Design, Corporate Communications, and Product marketing will move to the new 5-story Product Center building at the Kawasaki Plant. Further, the Research & Development Headquarters, until now housed at the Kawasaki Plant Number 2 (“K2”), will also move to the new Product Center. The latter follows the January 31, 2017 agreement to sell the Kawasaki Plant Number 2, which will be fully vacated by the end of 2018.

The construction of the Product Center as well as various new facilities at the Kawasaki Plant is part of MFTBC’s large-scale Campus+ Project. This project was launched in line with the Daimler Trucks Asia (DTA) strategy of DTA One. Of the strategy’s three strategic pillars, “Product, Process and People”, the Campus+ project falls within the “Process” pillar. On the production side, MFTBC is investing in automation and digitization to improve efficiency and quality. Further, working environment improvements are ongoing in order to improve employee satisfaction and labor efficiency.

Address Ohkuracho 10, Nakahara Ward, Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, 211-8522
Main tel. 044-330-7700
Total area 10,792m2 (Product Center only)

 

Media Contact
Florian Laudan, Head of Communications, Daimler Trucks Asia
Phone: +81 44 330-7970 E-mail: florian.laudan@daimler.com

Humza Ahmad, Manager, International and Domestic PR, Corporate Communications, MFTBC
Phone: +81 44 330-7857 E-mail: humza.ahmad@daimler.com

FUSO at a Glance
FUSO is a Daimler Truck brand, covering nearly all regions around the world. FUSO’s light-duty to heavy-duty trucks (GVW 3.5 49 tons), vans, industrial engines, and buses are sold in more than 170 markets. The FUSO brand is based on four core brand values; Trusted Quality, Economic Efficiency, Solid & Functional Design, and Committed Services.

E-FUSO at a Glance
E-FUSO is the all-electric product brand of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC). With vast experience in the development of alternative drivetrains, MFTBC is committed to release all-electric versions of its entire product portfolio including light, medium, and heavy-duty trucks and buses. In 2017, Mitsubishi Fuso became the first global OEM to launch an all-electric, series-produced light-duty truck: the eCanter.

MFTBC at a Glance
Based in Kawasaki, Japan, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) is one of Asia's leading commercial vehicle manufacturers. In 2016, the company sold a total of 130,000 vehicles including light, medium, and heavy-duty trucks and buses under the FUSO brand, with 89.29% of its shares owned by Daimler AG and10.71% by various Mitsubishi group companies. MFTBC is an integral part of the Daimler Trucks division of Daimler AG.

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