Japanese Manufacturer Earthquake Related Plant Closures

March 24 (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.

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Company            Facilities   Products          Other
Name                   Closed   Affected          Information
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Aisin Seiki Co.             11  Car parts,        Plants closed until
                                transmission      tomorrow.
                                clutches, disc
                                brakes
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Asahi Breweries Ltd          1  Beer              Partial production resumed
                                                  March 22 at Ibaraki plant.
                                                  No decision on restarting
                                                  plant in Fukushima
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Company            Facilities   Products          Other
Name                   Closed   Affected          Information
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                                                  prefecture.
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Bridgestone Corp.            1  Tires             Nasu plant remains
                                                  closed due to fire.
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Canon Inc.                   5  Lenses,           Factories in Utsunomiya,
                                steppers,         Yuki, Oita and Miyazaki
                                copiers,          closed this week. Nagasaki
                                cameras           plant making compact
                                                  cameras closed through
                                                  today.
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Daihatsu Motor Co.           3  Autos             Three plants in Kansai
                                                  shut through today due to
                                                  parts shortage. Plant in
                                                  Kyushu may run out of
                                                  inventory after tomorrow.
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Company            Facilities   Products          Other
Name                   Closed   Affected          Information
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Fuji Heavy Ltd.              5  Autos
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Fujitsu Ltd.                 3  Semiconductors,   No decision made on
                                related devices,  resuming output.
                                computers
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Hino Motors Ltd.             3  Trucks, buses,    Factories in Hino and
                                cars              Nitta closed through
                                                  today; no decision about
                                                  output tomorrow. Hamura
                                                  plant closed until
                                                  March 26.
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Hitachi Ltd.                 7  Elevators,        Taga and Omika plants
                                auto parts,       running partially; five
                                displays          plants halted completely.
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Company            Facilities   Products          Other
Name                   Closed   Affected          Information
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                                                  Two auto-parts plants
                                                  may reopen tomorrow.
                                                  One plant making
                                                  lithium-ion batteries
                                                  to reopen March 28.
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Honda Motor Co.              3  Autos,            Three assembly plants
                                motorcycles       closed until March 27.
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Isuzu Motors Ltd.               Autos,            Fujisawa and Tochigi
                                motorcycles       plants halted until
                                                  tomorrow, will
                                                  gradually resume output
                                                  of service parts from
                                                  March 28.
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Japan Tobacco Inc.           5  Cigarettes        Plants damaged.
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Company            Facilities   Products          Other
Name                   Closed   Affected          Information
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                                raw materials,
                                filters
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Kao Corp.                    1  Industrial        Three factories reopened;
                                chemicals         one remains shut.
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Kirin Holdings Co.           2  Beer
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Meiji Holdings Co.           3  Snacks, dairy     One plant restarted
                                products, drugs,  yesterday; three remain
                                food              shut.
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Mazda Motor Corp.            4  Autos             Plants resumed partial
                                                  output.
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Mitsubishi Gas                  Materials         Plans to resume BT
Chemical Co.                    for chips and     resin output at 25 percent
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Company            Facilities   Products          Other
Name                   Closed   Affected          Information
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                                autos             of pre-earthquake levels
                                                  at Fukushima plant in
                                                  early April. Kashima
                                                  plant making polycarbonate
                                                  and hydrogen peroxide
                                                  closed, with no decision
                                                  on when to reopen.
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Mitsubishi Motors            3  Autos             Planned to restart auto
Corp.                                             plant in Gifu today and
                                                  factory in Okazaki
                                                  tomorrow. Kurashiki plant
                                                  remains shut. Production
                                                  plans for next week
                                                  undecided.
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Nikon Corp.                  2  Cameras,          Aims to restart output
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Company            Facilities   Products          Other
Name                   Closed   Affected          Information
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                                semiconductor-    by the end of the month.
                                related equipment
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Nissan Motor Co.             1  Autos, engines    Six plants restarted
                                                  partially; planned to
                                                  restart some car-assembly
                                                  lines today using parts
                                                  inventory. Engine factory
                                                  in Iwaki may not resume
                                                  major output until
                                                  mid-April.
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Panasonic Corp.                 Cameras, audio    Two plants reopened
                                equipment,        March 22; one reopened
                                electronic        yesterday.
                                devices
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Company            Facilities   Products          Other
Name                   Closed   Affected          Information
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Renesas Electronics          3                    Partially resumed output
Corp.                                             at five plants. Three
                                                  others remain halted.
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Sapporo Holdings Lt          2  Beer              No decision made on
                                                  reopening damaged plants.
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Shin-Etsu Chemical           2  Semiconductors,   No decision made on
Co.                             ethylene          resuming output.

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Shiseido Co.                 1  Shampoo           Minor damage; to resume
                                                  output March 28.
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Sony Corp.                  12  LCD TVs,          Suspended some work at
                                camcorders,       five plants from March 22
                                digital cameras,  through tomorrow due to
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Company            Facilities   Products          Other
Name                   Closed   Affected          Information
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                                broadcasting      difficulties getting
                                equipment         components and materials.
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Suzuki Motor Corp.              Autos including   Car assembly at three
                                Alto, Wagon R     plants to be halted today
                                models            and tomorrow. Engine and
                                                  motorcycle assembly at
                                                  three plants running today
                                                  and tomorrow.
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Tokyo Electron Ltd.          1  Chips             Three plants damaged;
                                                  two partially reopened.
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Toyota Motor Corp.          18  Autos             All domestic car assembly
                                                  halted through March 26.
                                                  May lose output of
                                                  140,000 units.
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