Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. (MHI) opened a specialized division for oil and gas within the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America Inc. (Mhia). Some groups are engaged in combining the functions of various products such as compressors and gas turbines. “Many of MHI’s leading technologies trace their origins back to the U.S.” said MHI President Shunichi Miyanaga. “We are pleased to be able to offer the technologies we have honed in Japan to customers in the U.S. from a local base.” The newly opened division will focus on identifying, developing, and leading business opportunities for turbomachinery and engineered solutions. MHI Group has 7,300 employees in more than 100 offices and factories located in 30 states across the U.S.