Japan Manufacturers Shut Plants on Earthquake Damage, Power Outages: Table

The following table summarizes what major Japanese manufacturers have said about closures following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami that damaged plants and crippled nuclear reactors, causing electricity shortages.

Companies with an asterisk didn’t immediately respond to requests for updates today.

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Company               Facilities  Products          Other
Name                      Closed  Affected          Information
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Advantest Corp.*               1  Chips             One plant closed in
                                                    Miyagi prefecture.
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Aisin Seiki Co.               11  Car parts,        Plants closed until
                                  transmission      March 25.
                                  clutches, disc
                                  brakes
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Company               Facilities  Products          Other
Name                      Closed  Affected          Information
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Asahi Breweries Ltd.           1  Beer              Partial production resumed
                                                    today at Ibaraki plant. No
                                                    decision on restarting plant
                                                    in Fukushima prefecture.
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Bridgestone Corp.              1  Tires             Nasu plant remains
                                                    closed due to fire.
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Canon Inc.                     7  Lenses,           Resumed partial output
                                  steppers,         at three plants in
                                  copiers,          northern Japan today.
                                  cameras           Halted compact-camera
                                                    factory in Nagasaki for
                                                    three days from today
                                                    due to difficulties
                                                    procuring components.
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Company               Facilities  Products          Other
Name                      Closed  Affected          Information
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Daihatsu Motor Co.             3  Autos             Plants closed through
                                                    March 24 due to parts
                                                    shortage.
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Denso Corp.                       Auto parts        All plants have resumed
                                                    partial output.
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Fuji Heavy Ltd.                5  Autos             All five plants to be
                                                    closed until March 24.
                                                    May partially resume
                                                    output of car parts for
                                                    exports from March 23,
                                                    and parts for repair
                                                    from March 24.
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Fujitsu Ltd.                   5  Semiconductors,   No decision made on
                                  related devices,  resuming output.
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Company               Facilities  Products          Other
Name                      Closed  Affected          Information
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                                  computers
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Hino Motors Ltd.               3  Trucks, buses,    Plants closed today. No
                                  cars              decision yet about output
                                                    from tomorrow.
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Hitachi Ltd.                   7  Elevators,        No decision made on when
                                  auto parts,       plants may reopen.
                                  displays
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Honda Motor Co.                3  Autos,            Three assembly plants
                                  motorcycles       closed until March 27.
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Isuzu Motors Ltd.              2  Autos,            Plants closed until
                                  motorcycles       March 23. No decision yet
                                                    on output from March 24.
                                                    Plants can resume
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Company               Facilities  Products          Other
Name                      Closed  Affected          Information
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                                                    operations “soon,”
                                                    depending on power and
                                                    supplies.
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Japan Tobacco Inc.             5  Cigarettes        Plants were damaged
                                  raw materials,
                                  filters
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Kao Corp.*                     4  detergent,        Trying to shift output to
                                  diapers,          other plants
                                  chemicals,
                                  cleaning
                                  products
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Kikkoman Corp.                 1  Ketchup,
                                  other
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Company               Facilities  Products          Other
Name                      Closed  Affected          Information
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Kirin Holdings Co.             2  Beer              No decision made on
                                                    reopening damaged plants
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Mazda Motor Corp.              4  Autos             Plants resumed partial
                                                    output.
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Meiji Holdings Co.             4  Snacks, dairy     One plant to be restarted
                                  products, drugs,  tomorrow.
                                  food
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Mitsubishi Electric            1  Security cameras  No decision made on
Corp.                                               restarting plant.
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Mitsubishi Motors              3  Autos             Three plants halted
Corp.                                               today and tomorrow. No
                                                    decision on output from
                                                    March 24.
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Company               Facilities  Products          Other
Name                      Closed  Affected          Information
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Nestle Japan Ltd.              1  Confection        Minor plant damage.
                                                    Factory partially reopened
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Nikon Corp.                    7  Cameras, lenses   May restart five plants
                                                    partially tomorrow. Aims
                                                    to restart remaining two
                                                    by the end of the month.
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Nissan Motor Co.               6  Autos             Resumed operations at
                                                    six factories yesterday
                                                    and restarting some
                                                    vehicle assembly from
                                                    March 24.
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Panasonic Corp.                3  Cameras, audio    No decision on restarting
                                  equipment,        plants.
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Company               Facilities  Products          Other
Name                      Closed  Affected          Information
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                                  electronic
                                  devices
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Renesas Electronics            3                    Partially resumed output
Corp.                                               at five plants. A factory
                                                    in Ibaraki remains shut.
                                                    Two other plants to be
                                                    reopened when rolling
                                                    blackouts end.
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Sapporo Holdings Ltd.          2  Beer              No decision made on
                                                    reopening damaged plants.
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Sharp Corp.                    1                    Reduced operating hours
                                                    due to power supply issues.
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Shin-Etsu Chemical             2  Semiconductors,   No decision made on
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Company               Facilities  Products          Other
Name                      Closed  Affected          Information
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Co.                               pollution-control resuming output.
                                  devices
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Shiseido Co.                   1  Shampoo           Minor damage; to resume
                                                    output around March 28
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Sony Corp.                    12  LCD TVs,          Suspending some work at
                                  camcorders,       five plants from today
                                  digital cameras,  through March 24 due
                                  broadcasting      to difficulties getting
                                  equipment         components and materials.
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Sumitomo Electric              2  Electric wires,   Two plants in Tochigi
Industries Ltd.                   optical fibers    remain shut.

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Suzuki Motor Corp.             6  Autos including   All plants resuming
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Company               Facilities  Products          Other
Name                      Closed  Affected          Information
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                                  Alto, Wagon R     partial output from today
                                  models            for two days to finish
                                                    partially built vehicles.
                                                    No decision made about
                                                    resuming full production.
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Toshiba Corp.                  2  Chips, small      Plant making small LCD
                                  LCD panels        panels may remain shut for
                                                    a month.
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Toyota Motor Corp.            18  Autos             All domestic car assembly
                                                    halted through March 26.
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