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Japanese Manufacturer Earthquake Related Plant Closures

March 22 (Bloomberg) -- 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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Aisin Seiki Co.               11  Car parts,        Plants closes today. May
                                  transmission      decide on tomorrow’s
                                  clutches, disc    production plan later
                                  brakes            today.
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Asahi Breweries Ltd.           2  Beer              Plants damaged.
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Bridgestone Corp.              1  Tires             Nasu plant remains
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Company               Facilities  Products          Other
Name                      Closed  Affected          Information
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                                                    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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Daihatsu Motor Co.             3  Autos             Plants closed today
                                                    due to parts shortage.
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Denso Corp.                       Auto parts        All plants have resumed
                                                    partial output.
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Company               Facilities  Products          Other
Name                      Closed  Affected          Information
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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.
                                  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
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Company               Facilities  Products          Other
Name                      Closed  Affected          Information
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                                  auto parts,       plants may reopen.
                                  displays
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Honda Motor Co.                6  Autos,            Three car assembly plants
                                  motorcycles,      and one motorcycle plant
                                  parts             closed until March 23.
                                                    Two plants making parts
                                                    including powertrains may
                                                    open sooner.
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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
                                                    operations “soon,”
                                                    depending on power and
                                                    supplies.
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Company               Facilities  Products          Other
Name                      Closed  Affected          Information
===============================================================================
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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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Kirin Holdings Co.             2  Beer              No decision made on
                                                    reopening damaged plants.
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Company               Facilities  Products          Other
Name                      Closed  Affected          Information
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Mazda Motor Corp.              4  Autos             Will partially resume
                                                    output today.
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Meiji Holdings Co.                Snacks, dairy     Two plants partially
                                  products, drugs,  restarted.
                                  food
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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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Nestle Japan Ltd.*             1  Confection        Minor plant damage.
                                                    Factory partially reopened
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Nikon Corp.                    4  Cameras, lenses
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Company               Facilities  Products          Other
Name                      Closed  Affected          Information
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Nissan Motor Co.               6  Autos             Resuming operations at six
                                                    factories today and
                                                    some vehicle assembly from
                                                    March 24.
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Panasonic Corp.                3  Cameras, audio    No decision on restarting
                                  equipment,        plants.
                                  electronic
                                  devices
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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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Shiseido Co.                   1  Shampoo           Minor damage; to resume
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Company               Facilities  Products          Other
Name                      Closed  Affected          Information
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                                                    output around March 28
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Sony Corp.                    12  LCD TVs,          Shutting five plants from
                                  camcorders,       today until the end of the
                                  digital cameras,  month due to difficulties
                                  broadcasting      getting components and
                                  equipment         materials.
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Suzuki Motor Corp.             6  Autos including   All plants resuming
                                  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
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Company               Facilities  Products          Other
Name                      Closed  Affected          Information
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                                                    a month.
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Toyota Motor Corp.            21  Autos             Plants closed today;
                                                    considering extending
                                                    closure through tomorrow.
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To contact the reporter on this story: Theresa Barraclough in Tokyo at tbarraclough@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Marco Babic at mbabic@bloomberg.net

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