Toshiba Halts Operations at Chip Plant after Quake


Toshiba Halts Operations at Chip Plant after Quake

Toshiba Corp said on Monday that it had suspended tasks at a plant in Oita, southern Japan that makes semiconductors utilized in vehicles and modern apparatus after a solid tremor hit the region at the end of the week.

Some hardware had been harmed and the organization was all the while dissecting the effect on creation, Toshiba said in an assertion.

The plant makes framework LSI chips, around 60% of which are offered to carmakers and modern hardware creators, a representative for Toshiba Electronic Devices and Storage Corp said.

Toshiba doesn’t yet have the foggiest idea when it can restart creation and will probably give a report on Tuesday, he added.

The organization likewise makes framework LSI chips at an industrial facility in northern Japan, with other homegrown makers, like Renesas Electronics, additionally assembling the gadgets.



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