Laguna-based Asian Transmission Corp., established by Japan’s Mitsubishi Motors Corp. and Sojitz Corp., recently reached milestones in the production of transmission and engine units sold in the local and international markets.
Asian Transmission has produced 5.5 million units of transmissions since 1973 and 300,000 engine units since 1991. The parts are being used for the Lancer, Galant, L300, Strada, Adventure and Pajero.
“This remarkable production milestones would not have been possible without the confidence of Mitsubishi Motors and likewise all our other customers with our products, and with this we commit to stand by our number one priority--quality, and we will double our effort to improve and innovate more,” Asian Transmission president and chief executive Kenji Ichimiya said in a statement.
Asian Transmission has trained more than 400 employees to produce high-quality automotive parts. Asian Transmission products are also shipped to Japan, Thailand, Indonesia, Taiwan, and Malaysia.
Mitsubishi Motors Philippines president and chief executive Masahiko Ueki and Asian Transmission president and chief executive Kenji Ichimiya pose behind the 300,000th engine unit during the milestones celebration at Asian Transmission’s plant in Calamba, Laguna.