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Toray cleaning house with stronger quality control regime

Scandal-hit Japanese company announces preventive measures

Toray Hybrid Cord was found to have falsified inspection data on shipments in 149 instances.

TOKYO -- Stung by a data falsification scandal, industrial materials giant Toray Industries will swiftly appoint a quality control officer to oversee about 250 group companies.

Toray revealed in November that Toray Hybrid Cord, a subsidiary that makes tire cords and other strengthening materials, falsified inspection data on shipments in 149 instances. Nobuhiro Suzuki, president of the offending unit, resigned effective Dec. 1.

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