Toshiba said in a statement that it is still analysing the impact on production does not yet know when it can restart production.
According to a recent Reuters report, Toshiba Corp said on Monday that it had suspended operations at a plant in Oita, southern Japan after a strong earthquake hit the area at the weekend.
This is a worrying development as the Oita plant makes semiconductors used in cars and industrial machinery, as per the report.
Toshiba said in a statement that it is still analysing the impact on production does not yet know when it can restart production. According to a Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corp spokesperson, the plant makes system LSI chips, around 60 percent of which are sold to carmakers and industrial machinery makers.
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