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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.
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Company               Facilities  Products          Other                     
Name                      Closed  Affected          Information               
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                                                    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.                     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             Plants in Osaka and Kyoto 
                                                    shut from tomorrow through
                                                    March 29. Shiga plant     
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Company               Facilities  Products          Other                     
Name                      Closed  Affected          Information               
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                                                    closed tomorrow but will  
                                                    resume output March 28-29.
                                                    Kyushu plant running but  
                                                    may run out of parts      
                                                    after March 29.           
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Fuji Heavy Ltd.                5  Autos             Five plants closed until  
                                                    March 28.                 
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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,    Production of Toyota      
                                  cars              vehicles suspended        
                                                    until April 1. Factories  
                                                    in Hino and Nitta will    
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Company               Facilities  Products          Other                     
Name                      Closed  Affected          Information               
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                                                    resume output of medium-  
                                                    large sized trucks from   
                                                    March 25-April 1. Hamura  
                                                    plant and the production  
                                                    of smalll trucks          
                                                    suspended until March 26. 
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Hitachi Ltd.                   7  Elevators,        Taga and Omika plants     
                                  auto parts,       running partially; five   
                                  displays          plants halted completely. 
                                                    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     
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Company               Facilities  Products          Other                     
Name                      Closed  Affected          Information               
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                                  motorcycles       closed until April 3.     
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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.           
                                  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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Company               Facilities  Products          Other                     
Name                      Closed  Affected          Information               
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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
                                  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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Company               Facilities  Products          Other                     
Name                      Closed  Affected          Information               
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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    
                                  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   
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Company               Facilities  Products          Other                     
Name                      Closed  Affected          Information               
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                                                    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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Renesas Electronics            3                    Partially resumed output  
Corp.                                               at five plants. Three     
                                                    others remain halted.     
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Sapporo Holdings Ltd.          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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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   
                                  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
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Company               Facilities  Products          Other                     
Name                      Closed  Affected          Information               
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                                                    and tomorrow.             
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Tokyo Electron Ltd.            1  Chips             Three plants damaged;     

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Toyota Motor Corp.            18  Autos             All domestic car assembly 
                                                    halted through March 26.  
                                                    May lose output of        
                                                    140,000 units. Output of  
                                                    three hybrid models to    
                                                    resume March 28.          
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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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