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/ Apr 3, 2018

Mitsubishi Materials exec who oversaw cover-up gets new job

The former president of a Mitsubishi Materials Corp. subsidiary who ordered a cover-up of falsified product-quality data is now working in a new position as a corporate adviser, company officials said Tuesday. Mutsumi Yasutake, the former president of wholly owned unit Diamet Corp., assumed the ...

Kobe Steel says senior executives knew about data tampering

/ Dec 21, 2017

Kobe Steel says senior executives knew about data tampering

Kobe Steel Ltd., at the center of a data-falsification scandal that has shaken Japan's manufacturing industry, admitted for the first time that executives had been aware of the tampering and reassigned three senior officials. Japan's No.3 steel-maker, which supplies the manufacturers of cars, planes and ...