Toshiba's Iwate prefecture factory affected by 7.3-magnitude earthquake

A strong earthquake of magnitude 7.3 occurred on the northeastern coast of Fukushima, Japan on the evening of March 16, affecting the production of many major Japanese factories. Today, Toshiba issued an announcement that the factory in Iwate Prefecture, which was previously affected by the earthquake, resumed full production today.

As of 12:00 today (March 22), the impact and conditions of the earthquake are as follows:

Facility status of Toshiba Group companies in the Tohoku region of Japan

1. Japan Semiconductor Inc. Headquarters and Iwate Operations (North Market, Iwate Prefecture, Japan, semiconductor production)

We resumed partial production on the evening of March 17 and full production today.

We sincerely thank our customers, partner companies and all those affected by this incident for their great understanding and support.

Sony, Kioxia, Murata, Renesas, etc. all announced that some factories were affected by the earthquake, and Renesas Electronics inspected the operation of three factories in Naka, Yonezawa, and Takasaki near the epicenter.

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