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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Announces Platinum Sponsorship of GCAMP

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Vernon Hills, Illinois - June 28, 2019

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. announces a Platinum Sponsorship of the Golden Corridor Advanced Manufacturing Partnership (GCAMP).  Through this sponsorship, Mitsubishi Electric supports its customers’ interests by investing in the skilled workforce required for their business.

GCAMP works to connect manufacturers to their next generation workforce in the “Golden Corridor” region of the Chicago metropolitan area. GCAMP works extensively with students to connect programs and projects directly to Golden Corridor manufacturers in a variety of ways. It arranges open houses for students and parents to see advanced manufacturing in action, while educating those students and parents on the technologically advanced career opportunities in manufacturing. GCAMP offers manufacturing networking meetings as well as events for area manufacturers to tour advanced manufacturing programs, learn about programs offered to students, connect with educators and meet the students. Additionally, GCAMP assists students in attending automation and manufacturing trade shows such as IMTS and FABTECH. It also works with local secondary schools and community colleges to develop manufacturing programs and support dual credit courses to help students along a STEM manufacturing career path.

Through GCAMP’s extensive student resources, Mitsubishi Electric will have the opportunity to support education in manufacturing in an innovative manner, by bringing its CNC products, robots, and industrial automation equipment to the next generation of manufacturing employees. The sponsorship will also yield long-term benefits to other manufacturing businesses, educators, students, municipalities, and local community residents by fortifying the manufacturing and automation foundation in the region.

“Mitsubishi Electric is excited to sponsor a local organization like GCAMP,” said Derrick Jordan, mechatronics engineering group manager at Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. “So many industries benefit by a strengthened manufacturing workforce, from automotive and aerospace, to medical and agriculture. We look forward to the impact this will bring to our community.”

More information about GCAMP, as well as a full list of activities and events, can be found at

— About Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc.

Headquartered in Vernon Hills, Ill., Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. is a U.S. affiliate company of Mitsubishi Electric Corporation. It offers a broad product portfolio including programmable automation controllers (PAC), programmable logic controllers (PLC), human machine interfaces (HMI), variable frequency drives (VFD), servo amplifiers and motors, control software, computerized numerical controllers (CNC), motion controllers, robots and low-voltage power distribution products. Additional information about Mitsubishi Electric Automation is available at

— About Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

With more than 100 years of experience in providing reliable, high-quality products, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) is a recognized world leader in the manufacture, marketing, and sales of electrical and electronic equipment used in information processing and communications, space development and satellite communications, consumer electronics, industrial technology, energy, transportation, and building equipment. Mitsubishi Electric enriches society with technology in the spirit of its “Changes for the Better.” The company recorded a revenue of 5,003.6 billion yen (U.S.$ 37.3 billion*) in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2023. For more information, please visit

*U.S. dollar amounts are translated from yen at the rate of \134=U.S.$1, the approximate rate on the Tokyo Foreign Exchange Market on March 31, 2023

— About Mitsubishi Electric Factory Automation Business Group

Offering a vast range of automation and processing technologies, including controllers, drive products, power distribution and control products, electrical discharge machines, laser processing machines, computerized numerical controllers, and industrial robots, Mitsubishi Electric helps bring higher productivity – and quality – to the factory floor. In addition, our extensive networks around the globe provide direct communication and comprehensive support to customers. The global slogan "Automating the World" shows the company's approach to leverage automation for the betterment of society, through the application of advanced technology, sharing know-how and supporting customers as a trusted partner. For more about the story behind "Automating the World" please visit:

— About e-F@ctory

e-F@ctory is Mitsubishi Electric's integrated concept to build reliable and flexible manufacturing systems that enable users to achieve many of their high speed, information driven manufacturing aspirations. Through its partner solution activity, the e-F@ctory Alliance, and its work with open network associations such as The CC-Link Partners Association (CLPA), users can build comprehensive solutions based on a wide ranging "best in class" principle.
In summary, e-F@ctory and the e-F@ctory Alliance enable customers to achieve integrated manufacturing but still retain the ability to choose the most optimal suppliers and solutions.

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Pam Summers
Marketing Communications Manager
Mitsubishi Electric Automation
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