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Renesas Electronics provides impact assessment update: 300mm fab remains closed

23 March 2011 | By Mark Osborne | News > Cleanroom

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Renesas Electronics Corporation, Takasaki Factory (Front-end line)Renesas Electronics has detailed the operational status of its group of semiconductor manufacturing facilities after the recent disaster and power supply issues dogging manufacturers to kick-start production.

Renesas said that it intends to add details of the impact from the earthquake to its financial results when confirmed information is available.

From the chart below it is clear that power disruption and ongoing rolling blackouts are making a return to full production impossible at a high-number of facilities. Renesas’ 300mm fab in Ibaraki remains shut as the company assesses potential unidentified issues in the cleanroom. Renesas noted that only limited power had been restored at the moment.

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