Renesas Announces Completion Of Transactions To Transfer Its Subsidiaries' Semiconductor Manufacturing Facility And Equipment

Renesas Announces Completion of Transactions to Transfer its Subsidiaries' Semiconductor Manufacturing Facility and EquipmentAs announced in the press release, “Renesas Electronics and Sony Sign Definitive Agreement to Transfer Semiconductor Manufacturing Facility and Equipment, etc.” dated January 29, 2014, Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE:6723, “Renesas”), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced that it has completed the transactions to transfer the subsidiaries' semiconductor manufacturing facility and related equipment at the Tsuruoka Factory (12-inch front-end wafer fabrication line of the semiconductor production facility) of Renesas Yamagata Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (“Renesas Yamagata Semiconductor”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Renesas Electronics, to Sony Semiconductor Corporation (“SCK”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation (“Sony”, TSE: 6758) as of March 31, 2014.

Renesas Electronics And Sony Sign Definitive Agreement To Transfer Semiconductor Manufacturing Facility And Equipment

Renesas Electronics and Sony Sign Definitive Agreement to Transfer Semiconductor Manufacturing Facility and EquipmentRenesas Electronics Corporation ("Renesas Electronics", TSE: 6723) and Sony Corporation ("Sony", TSE: 6758) today announced that they have signed a definitive agreement to transfer a semiconductor manufacturing facility and related equipment (the "Asset Transfer") at the Tsuruoka Factory (12-inch front-end wafer fabrication line of the semiconductor production facility) of Renesas Yamagata Semiconductor Co., Ltd. ("Renesas Yamagata Semiconductor"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Renesas Electronics, to Sony Semiconductor Corporation ("SCK"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony.

Hondajet Achieves Faa Type Inspection Authorization; Honda Aircraft Company's Customer Service Facility Receives Faa Part 145 Certification

HondaJet Achieves FAA Type Inspection Authorization; Honda Aircraft Company's Customer Service Facility Receives FAA Part 145 CertificationHonda Aircraft Company announced today two significant milestones in the development of the world's most advanced light jet. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued the first Type Inspection Authorization (TIA) certificate for the HondaJet and has certified Honda Aircraft Company's customer service facility as a Part 145 repair station.

Sharp Starts Lab Tests For Plant-growing Facility In Middle East

Sharp Starts Lab Tests for Plant-Growing Facility in Middle EastSharp Corporation announces that in September 2013 comprehensive laboratory tests were begun in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to assess the operability of a new strawberry-growing facility there. Sharp aims to commercialize the facility following repeated tests conducted in a laboratory built in July this year on the premises of Sharp's local sales subsidiary, Sharp Middle East Free Zone Establishment (SMEF).

Toshiba To Expand Semiconductor Fabrication Facility

Toshiba to Expand Semiconductor Fabrication FacilityToshiba today announced that it will expand its state-of-art No. 5 semiconductor fabrication facility (Fab 5) at Yokkaichi Operations in Mie, Japan, to secure manufacturing space for NAND flash memories fabricated with next generation process technology and for future 3D memories. Fab 5 second phase construction will start at the end of August this year and be completed in summer next year. Decisions on equipment investment and production will reflect market trends.

Shiseido Initiates Test Facility And Farm For In-house Cultivation Of Safe And Reliable Plant Raw Materials

Shiseido Initiates Test Facility and Farm for In-house Cultivation of Safe and Reliable Plant Raw MaterialsShiseido has started trial operations of a plant cultivation test facility established in December 2012 at the Kakegawa 

Factory. Along with installing a container-type facility (Photo 1, 2) that enables plants to be efficiently grown as raw
materials for active ingredients, a test farm (Photo 2) was also set up and will commence full-scale operation from
April. With this initiative, Shiseido will embark on the development of safe and reliable plant raw materials that are
traceable to their source.

Mitsubishi Mihara Test Center, Japan's First Comprehensive Railway Transportation System Test Facility

Mitsubishi MIHARA Test Center, Japan's First Comprehensive Railway Transportation System Test FacilityToday Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, (MHI) began construction of the "MIHARA Test Center," Japan's first comprehensive railway transportation system verification facility, at the Wadaoki Plant of its Mihara Machinery Works in Hiroshima Prefecture. The test center - which takes its name both from its location and from the acronym "Multipurpose Integrated Highly Advanced Railway Applications" - will have a 3.2 kilometers (km) long loop track capable of accommodating various international standards. Operation is slated to commence in the first half of 2014. Plans call for the center to welcome use by outside entities such as other companies, government offices and organizations.

Denso To Build An Evaluation Facility In Japan For Power Electronics Products

Denso to build an evaluation facility in Japan for Power Electronics ProductsDenso today announced that it will build an evaluation facility to strengthen its development of power electronics products, such as inverters used in hybrid vehicles worldwide, on the site of its Anjo Plant in Anjo, Aichi, Japan. With an investment of 11.5 billion yen (approx. US$126 million*), construction of the facility is scheduled to begin on March 1, 2013, and be completed by late November. The facility will begin operations in April 2014.

Mitsubishi Electric To Build A New Production Facility For Factory Automation Products At Nagoya Works

Mitsubishi Electric to build a new production facility for factory automation products at Nagoya Works Mitsubishi announced today that it will build a new production facility for factory automation products at the company's Nagoya Works, located in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. The 6.5 billion yen facility is expected to start operation in January 2014, and will play a key role in meeting the growing global demand created by the acceleration of factory automation, especially in China and other Asian countries.

Gundam Entertainment Facility Opens In Tokyo, Attracts Fans

Gundam entertainment facility opens in Tokyo, attracts fansMany fans flocked to a facility to experience the world of the Japanese robot animation series ''Mobile Suit Gundam'' as it opened Thursday in a waterfront area in Tokyo's Koto Ward.

An 18-meter-tall Gundam statue stands in front of the DiverCity Tokyo Plaza commercial complex housing the Gundam Front Tokyo run by Bandai Co. and other organizations.