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Kao Corporation (Tokyo) announced plans to create a new consumer product-manufacturing company in Hefei City, Anhui Province, China. Aimed to help strengthen the company’s position in China, the company will be undertaken by the Kao (China) Holding Co. Ltd., adding this capacity to the facility it currently maintains in Shanghai. The initial investment is estimated at several billion yen, and production capacity will be gradually expanded in accordance with demand. The facility is expected to be operational in 2012.