Japanese 3 big company groups: #1 Mitsubishi Group

Mitsubishi Group is the largest companies group in Japan. In 1870, Tosa prefecture’s trading business entity “Tsukumo Shokai” (九十九商会) was handed to “Mitsubishi Shokai” founded by Mr. Yataro Iwasaki. So the origin of Mitsubishi group was this Tsukumo Shokai.
Their connection/organization is very strong and they concentrate into team power rather than each indiviual’s power. “Kin’yo-kai” is a group of Mitsubishi group’s managing directors, and 28 companies are joining in the “Kin’yo-kai”- mark with “*”.

Three major companies in Mitsubishi Group are;

  1. Mitsubishi Tokyo UFJ Bank*
  2. Mitsubishi Corporation*
  3. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.*

In financial sector, other 7 companies are joining;

  1. Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings*
  2. Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation*
  3. Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.*
  4. Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company*
  5. Mitsubishi UFJ NICOS Co., Ltd
  6. Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance Company Limited
  7. Mitsubishi Auto Leasing Corporation

In Chemistry/energy sector, 9 companies are joining;

  1. Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation*
  2. MITSUBISHI GAS CHEMICAL COMPANY, INC.*
  3. Mitsubishi Plastics, Inc.*
  4. MITSUBISHI RAYON CO.,LTD.*
  5. JX Holdings, Inc.*
  6. Mitsubishi precision co.,ltd.
  7. Mitsubishi Nuclear Fuel
  8. Astomos Energy Corporation
  9. Dai Nippon Toryo Company, Limited

In Transportation, Construction, and Real estate sector, 6 companies are joining;

  1. Mitsubishi Estate Company,Limited*
  2. Mitsubishi Logistics Corporation*
  3. Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation*
  4. NIPPON YUSEN KABUSHIKI KAISHA (NYK)*
  5. P. S. Mitsubishi COnstruction Co., Litd.*
  6. Mitsubishi Ore Transport Co.,Ltd.

In materials, two companies are joining;

  1. Mitsubishi Paper Mills Limited.*
  2. ASAHI GLASS CO., LTD.*

In metals, three companies are joining;

  1. Mitsubishi Aluminnium Co., Ltd*
  2. MITSUBISHI STEEL MFG. CO., LTD.*
  3. Mitsubishi Materials Corporation*

In electoronics, machinery, 5 companies are joining;

  1. Mitsubishi Motors Corporation*
  2. Mitsubishi Kakoki Kaisha, Ltd.*
  3. Mitsubishi Electric Corporation*
  4. Nikon Corporation*
  5. Mitsubishi precision co.,ltd. (in addition to chemistry/energy)

In distribution, 1 company is joining;

  1. Mitsubishi Shokuhin Co., Ltd

In services, foods, others, 4 companies are joining;

  1. Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc.*
  2. Kirin Holdings Company, Limited.*
  3. Mitsubishi Space Software Co.,Ltd.
  4. Tata Consultancy Services Japan
02 Japanese 3 big company groups and the other major companies