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Mitsubishi may extend WWII apology to others, official says

National / History Jul 23, 2015

Mitsubishi may extend WWII apology to others, official says

An outside director of Mitsubishi Materials Corp. said the company hopes to apologize to former British, Dutch and Australian World War II prisoners of war, and also reach an amicable solution with Chinese forced laborers, following a landmark apology to American POWs earlier this ...

Mitsubishi reopens silicon plant where five workers died in blast

National Jun 30, 2014

Mitsubishi reopens silicon plant where five workers died in blast

Mitsubishi Materials Corp. on Monday resumed operations at its silicon plant in Yokkaichi, Mie Prefecture, where a massive explosion killed five people and injured 13 workers on Jan. 9. The explosion occurred at one of the plant's facilities when about 20 workers were cleaning a ...

Business / Corporate Jun 19, 2014

Mitsubishi Materials bets on U.S. to up cement profit

Mitsubishi Materials Corp., the nation's second-biggest cement maker, plans to reopen its U.S. import terminal for the first time in seven years and seek acquisitions to expand in the world's biggest economy. The company is preparing to restart its terminal in California's Long Beach as ...

Business / Corporate Sep 26, 2013

Nidec to buy out Mitsubishi Material's motor-making unit

Precision motor manufacturer Nidec Corp. said Thursday it will buy out a Mitsubishi Materials Corp. subsidiary that makes motors for automobiles as it prepares to jump into the growing market for such products. The acquisition of Mitsubishi Materials C.M.I. Corp. will enhance Nidec's product lineup, ...