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Two Tosoh Employees Killed in Earthquake

2:48 AM MDT | April 20, 2011 | Deepti Ramesh

Tosoh says that two employees of its affiliate Toho Acetylene (Tokyo) died as a result of the powerful earthquake and tsunami that struck northeastern Japan on March 11. No further details of the employees or the location where they died were disclosed. Toho Acetylene has a manufacturing facility in Miyagi prefecture, where the earthquake and tsunami hit, Tosoh says. The production facility of the company’s Tohoku Tosoh Chemical subsidiary at Ishinomaki in Miyagi prefecture reported no injuries, but its offices, plant, raw materials, and finished products...

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