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Mitsubishi Motors Thailand Receives Green Industry Level 4 Certification

Mr Eiichi Koito, President of Mitsubishi Motors (Thailand) Co., Ltd., said, “We are delighted that Mitsubishi Motors Thailand’s 6 plants and the engine and engine plant parts or MMTH Engine Company Limited, a subsidiary company Received the Green Industry Certificate Level 4, which demonstrates our commitment to contributing to Thai society in environmental stewardship. and promote the Thai automotive industry to grow and progress together.” 

Mitsubishi Motors (Thailand) Co., Ltd. recently received the Green Industry Level 4 certificate for the Laem Chabang factory in Chonburi province from the Ministry of Industry. The company’s facilities in the area are among Mitsubishi Motors Corporation’s key production facilities, exporting its vehicles to about 120 countries worldwide and has been producing more than six million vehicles so far.

The Thai government awards Green Industry certificates to businesses that commit to operating in an environmentally responsible way and that pursue the path towards sustainability. The Green Industry Level 4 certificate, which has recently been awarded to Mitsubishi Motors Thailand, is given to businesses that cannot only integrate environmental and social responsibility into the organization’s culture but can also constantly implement, evaluate and further develop such systems.

Mr Koito added that “We have used Waterborne Paint technology that can reduce VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds) emissions and built a wastewater treatment system in line with the 3Rs waste management principles by reducing Use (Reduce), reuse (Reuse) and recycle (Recycle) to reduce raw water use less and reduce wastewater emissions. In addition, we have also installed solar panels on the factory roof. and use solar energy in our car manufacturing process. The goal is to reduce CO2 emissions by more than 6,100 tons per year.”  

Mitsubishi Motors Thailand has also launched the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV to offer a new option for customers who want to switch to a plug-in high-powered SUV. A bridge (SUV) that offers not only high performance but also low CO2 emissions. Earlier this year, the company also initiated a new environmental project, “Solar for Lives: Solar Energy for Better Lives”, by installing a solar panel system to help generate electricity for community hospitals in Thailand. nationwide area It also supports the reduction of carbon dioxide emissions through the ‘Reforestation 60 Years 60 Rai’ project. 

Over the years The success of Mitsubishi Motors Thailand’s environmental projects and activities has also been certified ISO 14001 since 2001, as well as received the Green Industry Level 3 Certification in 2015 and 2 times 3Rs Award from the Department of Industrial Works in 2015 and 2020 “I would like to thank all Mitsubishi Motors Thailand employees, as well as various agencies that are involved and play an important role. in this success, We want to demonstrate our commitment to being a fully sustainable organization. and environmentally friendly through the carbon emissions throughout the product life (Life Cycle) by producing low-carbon emission cars. or delivery of cars from factories that are environmentally friendly, including all our activities continuously,” said Mr Koito. 

The company will continue to drive projects and operations under the Environmental Plan Package of Mitsubishi Motors Corporation. The goal is to promote the creation of a truly sustainable society in the next 30 years. In line with this vision, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation supports the fight against climate change by reducing carbon emissions by switching to electric vehicles and utilizing renewable energy sources. Creating a society where resources are recycled and reducing or preventing pollution through impact control. to the environment from the products and operating activities of the Company as well .

Mitsubishi Motors (Thailand) Co., Ltd., the largest plant in the MMC group and an export hub to more than 120 countries, is one of Thailand’s leading automotive manufacturers committed to produce and sell a range of vehicles that are eco-friendly, high in quality, performance, safety, comfort, technology and customer satisfaction. In 2018 MMTh celebrated a total production of five million units, and officially opened Education Academy in Pathum Thani. MMTh’s current range of vehicles includes MITSUBISHI TRITON, MITSUBISHI PAJERO SPORT, MITSUBISHI ATTRAGE, MITSUBISHI MIRAGE, MITSUBISHI XPANDER, MITSUBISHI XPANDER CROSS and MITSUBISHI OUTLANDER PHEV. To ensure the highest quality, MMTh uses its proving ground in Si Racha, Chonburi to assess products from design and prototype stages to pre-production and commercialization. This ensures customers take delivery of vehicles that are second-to-none in all aspects of quality.

Mirko Bennardo
Author: Mirko Bennardo


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