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A city of southern Honshu, Japan, on Osaka Bay. It is a port, an industrial center, and a suburb of Osaka.


(Placename) an industrial city in Japan, in W Honshu, on Osaka Bay. Pop: 463 256 (2002 est)


(ˌɑ mə gəˈsɑ ki, ˌæm ə-)

a city on SW Honshu, in S Japan. 523,657.
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The facility, located in the Amagasaki Research Incubation Center, is BASF's first combined battery materials research and development and application technology operation in the Asia-Pacific region.
4-yr term sought for 2 daughters over 2011 death of Amagasaki woman
The company will sell the buildings of its Amagasaki No.
Japan's leading Nikkei business daily said Panasonic will shutter production at its main plasma screen plant in Amagasaki in western Japan by the end of March as it puts the factory up for sale.
Fresh arrest warrants served in Amagasaki murder case
The previous youngest-ever female mayor was Kazumi Inamura, who won the mayoral race of Amagasaki, Hyogo Prefecture, in 2010 at the age of 38.
will withdraw a plan to produce solar cells at its plant in Amagasaki, Hyogo Prefecture, from fiscal 2012, as prices for the products fall amid intensifying competition and a deteriorating business environment caused by the yen's rise, company officials said Friday.
9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMB Property Corporation(R) , a leading global owner and developer of industrial real estate, today announced it has leased approximately 130,000 square feet (12,100 square meters) to two customers in its AMB Amagasaki Distribution Center 2 development in Osaka, Japan.
Based in Basel and Amagasaki, Japan, the award-winning team includes Frank Pirrung and Carsten Schellenberg (project leaders) as well as Delphine Kimpel, Wolfgang Peter, and Junichi Tanabe, all of Ciba's Coating Effects Segment.
The new facility will also supplement the existing Innovation Centers of Bayer MaterialScience in Leverkusen, Barcelona, Amagasaki, Pittsburgh and Sao Paulo as well as the recently expanded Polymer Research and Development Center in Shanghai and will cooperate with them intensively," said Ian Paterson, member of the Bayer MaterialScience Board of Management responsible for marketing and innovation.
The five-story, fully-ramped building, named AMB Amagasaki Distribution Center 2, totals approximately 982,000 s/f and is projected to be completed for a total investment of $114.
When the scientists added a compound that neutralizes EPO, the cell growth in the lab dishes slowed, says study coauthor Hitoshi Takagi, an ophthalmologist at Amagasaki Hospital.