Mitsubishi Electric, which has been suffering from a series of fraudulent inspections of air conditioners for railways, announced last week that the international certification of quality control was suspended for its factory in Kagawa Prefecture, which announced that there was a new fraud.

This is the second time that this certification has been suspended due to a series of fraudulent inspections.

At Mitsubishi Electric's "Power Distribution System Mfg. Co., Ltd." in Marugame City, Kagawa Prefecture, which manufactures switchboards for railway station buildings and public facilities, some pre-shipment tests that had been agreed with the business partner may be omitted or different methods may be used. It was announced on the 17th of this month that the inspection had been fraudulent for about 25 years in the form of implementation.

In response to this, the company announced that the certification of the international standard "ISO9001" given to the factory considered to have a quality control system was suspended on the 23rd.

At Mitsubishi Electric's factory in Nagasaki Prefecture, where it was revealed that inspections of air conditioners for railways were fraudulent, this certification was just suspended last month, and this is the second suspension of certification due to a series of fraudulent inspections.

The company is currently investigating the impact of this suspension of certification, saying, "We apologize for the inconvenience caused to our customers and related parties. We will do our utmost to lift the suspension measures as soon as possible." increase.