Singapore

Milestones

1960
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Our business in Singapore began with the distribution of Mitsubishi elevators and escalators through The China Engineers Ltd.

 

One of our first projects was for Orchard Theatre where we installed Singapore’s first escalator. We also outfitted Marco Polo Hotel with 13 elevators, featuring our first high speed gearless elevator capable of travelling 150m/min (2.5m/sec).

1970
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We installed 100 elevators, escalators and dumbwaiters, including 19 units at Mandarin Hotel Orchard – then Singapore’s tallest building at 36 storeys.

1971
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The Shangri-La Hotel Tower Wing was outfitted with 11 elevators and escalators.

1972
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The China Engineers-Ryoden (S) Pte. Ltd. was established as a joint venture between Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Mitsubishi Corporation and local shareholders.

1975
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The company was renamed Ryoden (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.

 

We installed 27 elevators, escalators and dumbwaiters at DBS Building Tower 1, including Singapore’s fastest elevator then at 450m/min (7.5m/sec).

1986
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Our company provided the Pan Pacific Hotel with the world’s fastest outdoor observation elevators then at 210m/min (3.5m/sec).

 

25 units of elevators were installed at Paragon Shopping Centre, and we completed our first modernization of the high speed elevators at DBS Building Tower 1.

1987
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We undertook the largest hospitality-retail project at that time, with the installation of 109 elevators and escalators at Marina Square.

1990
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The first wide moving walk in Asia, measuring 1.6m wide, was installed at Changi Airport Passenger Terminal 2, along with 105 elevators, escalators and moving walks.

1993
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Our company installed four spiral escalators at Wheelock Place (formerly Lane Crawford Place).

1997
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We completed the massive undertaking of installing 136 elevators at Suntec City, the largest office-retail-MICE project then.

1998
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Our office relocated to 11 Kaki Bukit Crescent – our wholly owned property.

1999
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A total of 557 elevators were installed under HDB 12th Term contract, as well as 50 units at Singapore Post Centre.

2000
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We delivered and installed 520 elevators under HDB 14th Term contract.

2004
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Our company installed 172 elevators at Caribbean @ Keppel Bay – the largest residential project at that time.

2005
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We completed the modernization of 14 elevators at OUE Downtown (formerly DBS Building Towers).

2006
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We completed 557 elevators under HDB 2nd Term Upgrading project, and installed 50 more elevators at One Raffles Quay.

 

The company became wholly owned by Mitsubishi Group Companies, and renamed as Mitsubishi Elevator (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.

2007
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MESP installed 328 elevators under the HDB 17th Term contract.

2008
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The Singapore Flyer was outfitted with 18 elevators and escalators.

 

23 elevators were modernized in Singapore Land Tower.

2011
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31 elevators and escalators were installed at the Ocean financial Centre, featuring 8 units of Singapore’s fastest elevators currently at 540m/min (9m/sec).

2012
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Our company achieved a technical breakthrough with our first reconstruction project using Destination Oriented Allocation System (DOAS) at One Raffles Quay.

2013
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We completed 11 elevators modernization at United Square.

2014
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We commissioned 30 elevators and escalators at CapitaGreen.

 

Completed Full-DOAS of 16 elevators modernization at Monetary Authority of Singapore building.

2017
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Our company celebrated 45 years of providing safe, reliable and comfortable rides for passengers in Singapore.

 

With the completed modernization of 89 elevators, escalators and moving walks at Changi Airport Passenger Terminal 2, we are proud to play a part in making Changi one of the world’s best airports.

 

Installed 30 elevators and escalators at V on Shenton.

2018
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We commenced the phased installation of 303 elevators under the Selective Lift Replacement Programme (SLRP) at various Town Councils.

2019
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We are awarded HDB 29th Term contract.

 

We are awarded 195 elevators under the Selective Lift Replacement Programme (SLRP) at various Town Councils.