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 (yō-kī′chē, yô′kä-ē′chē)
A city of southern Honshu, Japan, on Ise Bay southwest of Nagoya.


(ˌyoʊ kəˈi tʃi)

a city on S Honshu, in central Japan. 274,000.
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As the JV is a paper company established for the purpose of facility and equipment investment, and actual operation of Yokkaichi is managed by TMC, this decision will not affect chip production.
International Resource News-November 9, 2010--Cosmo Oil Co delays restart of Yokkaichi refinery(C)1994-2010 ENPublishing - http://www.
a Honda subsidiary, now plans to reduce output by about 21,000 units at its minivehicle-manufacturing plant in Yokkaichi, Mie Prefecture in February and March by closing production lines for a total of eight days during the period, Honda said.
The following month, Nitta killed a 43-year-old thief in Yokkaichi, Mie Prefecture as well as a 50-year-old art dealer in the city in March 1995 and robbed the man of 4.
TOKYO -- Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced that Toshiba and SanDisk([R]) (NASDAQ:SNDK) have signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding on the reallocation of wafer output and equipment ownership and funding at their two joint ventures producing NAND flash memory on 300 millimeter (mm) wafers at Toshiba's Yokkaichi Operations in Japan, in response to a proposal from SanDisk.
said Tuesday it will invest 50 billion yen to build a new factory for minivehicles in Yokkaichi, Mie Prefecture, to help strengthen the automaker's minivehicle business, with an eye to starting production of engines in the first half of 2009.
The three presently have a total of four polystyrene plants -- two in Chiba Prefecture, one in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, and one in Yokkaichi, Mie Prefecture.
TOKYO -- Toshiba Corporation today announced that it would reinforce its leadership in fab capacity by constructing two state-of-the-art fabs, in Yokkaichi, Mie Prefecture, and in Kitakami, Iwate Prefecture.
Toshiba will produce the new 64-layer BiCS FLASHTM in the New Fab 2 at Yokkaichi Operations, which was officially opened earlier this month, and mass production of 64-layer BiCS FLASHTM is scheduled to start in the first half of 2017.
said Friday it will boost its production capacity of polycrystalline silicone in Yokkaichi, Mie Prefecture, by 1,000 tons a year to 2,800 tons to meet growing demand for use in semiconductors and solar cells.
According to the police, Imamura, head nurse at a local hospital in Yokkaichi, Mie Prefecture, had been involved in difficulties relating to Nakajima's divorce.
YOKKAICHI, Japan & TOKYO -- Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) and SanDisk[R] Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK) today celebrated with a traditional ceremony and reception the opening of Fab 4, the latest 300mm wafer fabrication facility at Toshiba's Yokkaichi Operations, in Mie Prefecture, Japan.