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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Announces Startup Engagement Program Through MassRobotics


Cambridge, Massachusetts - February 18, 2020

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. announced its Startup Engagement Program through its sponsorship of MassRobotics. MassRobotics is an independent, non-profit organization that aims to assist startups and existing technology organizations by providing them the workspace and resources they need to develop, prototype, test, and commercialize their products and solutions.

Through the Startup Engagement Program, Mitsubishi Electric Automation is looking to develop proof of concepts and potential investment opportunities. Interested parties are invited to apply through MassRobotics’ website. Ten companies will be selected through the program, and they will have the opportunity to visit Mitsubishi Electric’s headquarters in Japan and meet with the executives from the company in June of 2020.

“We are excited to begin our collaboration with startup companies,” said Mr. Hideaki Minamide (Senior Director) from the North America Development Center of Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. “We know that there are innovative solutions and technologies out there that will succeed and make a difference if given the resources to do so. We are excited to offer an opportunity to invest in and provide that.”

To apply for the Startup Engagement Program, please visit this link.

To learn more about MassRobotics, visit

— About Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc.

Headquartered in Vernon Hills, Ill., Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc., offers a wide range of factory automation productssolutionstraining and support services for the industrial and commercial sectors. A U.S. affiliate company of Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Mitsubishi Electric Automation represents more than 75 years’ experience in the automation industry. A broad product portfolio includes programmable logic controllers (PLC), human machine interfaces (HMI), invertersservo amplifiers and motorscontrol software, computerized numerical control (CNC), circuit breakersrobots and motion controllers. The company takes its solutions on the road with the 53-foot long Solutions in Motion mobile showroom that appears at tradeshows, training seminars and other events across North America. Additional information about Mitsubishi Electric Automation is available at

In addition to factory automation, Mitsubishi Electric US group companies’ principal businesses include semiconductor devices, automotive electrical components, elevators and escalators, heating and cooling products, electric utility products, and large-scale video displays for stadiums and arenas. Mitsubishi Electric US group companies have 38 locations throughout North America with approximately 4,000 employees.

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Pam Summers
Marketing Communications Manager
Mitsubishi Electric Automation
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