Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) is not dropping its idea to consolidate Japan’s aircraft industry. The industry ministry has backed the proposal as well, pointing to the prospective competitiveness in bidding for work in future aircraft programs. Meanwhile, MHI is undertaking independent initiatives to keep ahead of competitors in the aircraft business. For metal fabrication, the part of the business most exposed to low-wage competition, the company is increasing automation, says ...


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