After closing the plant, the operations carried out there will be transferred to its headquarters site in Komaki, Aichi Prefecture, and to a manufacturing base in Oita Prefecture, with 100 full-time workers to be reassigned within the firm.
Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi visited the Air Self-Defense Force (ASDF) base at Komaki, Aichi Prefecture, on Wednesday amid tight security to deliver a pep talk to ASDF personnel to be sent to Iraq as the first unit of Japan's noncombat troop deployment.
NGK will transfer all of its organic IC package manufacturing operations at its plant in Komaki, Aichi Prefecture, to its partner by the end of March 2014 to focus on higher-end technological development and marketing.
Police began searching several locations Monday, including an Air Self-Defense Force (ASDF) base in Komaki, Aichi Prefecture, following the arrest Sunday of an ASDF sergeant on suspicion of accepting bribes.
TOKYO - Tokai Rubber Industries Ltd., an auto components supplier based in Komaki, Aichi Prefecture, said Tuesday it has established a subsidiary in Duy Tien in the northern Vietnamese province of Ha Nam to manufacture a range of hoses for use in motorcycles.