Sony Says Outages, Building Damage May Have Occured at Plants After Quake

Sony Corp. (6758)’s factories in the Tohoku region, northeastern Japan, may have incurred power outages and damages to buildings, said Shinji Obana, a spokesman in Tokyo. The company is assessing damages at the six plants, he said.

The company makes Blu-ray discs, magnetic heads and batteries in Tohoku, he said.

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