Mitsubishi Materials admits to falsified product data

Mitsubishi Materials

By Tom Davis Tokyo, Japan — November 24, 2017 — A division of the Mitsubishi Group has become the latest Japanese company to admit to falsifying product data, after it called a press conference in the wake of the Kobe Steel scandal. Mitsubishi Materials said three of its subsidiaries – Mitsubishi Cable Industries, Mitsubishi Shindoh […]

Kobe Steel blames management for faked data scandal

Kobe Steel

By Tom Davis Tokyo, Japan — November 13, 2017 — Kobe Steel has blamed a focus on profits and a rigid organizational structure as the reason behind its quality control scandal. A 27-page document released by the company – the result of an internal investigation – said inadequate quality control processes, as well as a […]