Impact of Earthquakes in the Kyushu Area on Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corp. Group Operations (Update 3)

February 1, 2022

Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation

Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation has responded to the major earthquakes that occurred off the coast of Kyushu on January 22 by establishing an emergency task force at its headquarters in Kawasaki, Japan. Our first concern is the safety of our employees and their families, and beyond this the wellbeing of the local community in the affected area. We are also assessing the damage to our production facilities, and will provide updates as soon as they become available.

Impact and status affected by the earthquakes as of 16:00 today is as follows.

With regard to deliveries of our products, please contact to our sales offices.

  • In Update 2, 200-milimeter line production remained suspended. There was a partial resumption on January 28. However, there is still heavy damage to equipment for the diffusion process, and to fused quartz and other parts, and repairs and replacement continues. As a result, wafer input has not yet restarted.
  • We will announce when we can restore full pre-earthquake production levels by February 4.

The following two factories are operating normally.

  • Toshiba Materials Co., Ltd. Oita Factory (Oita City, Oita Pref., Fine ceramics products production)
  • Buzen Toshiba Electronics Corp. (Buzen City, Fukuoka Pref., Semiconductor production)

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