Murata provides an update on the impact of the earthquake
March 16, 2022, at night local time Japan, an earthquake struck off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture. Electronic component manufacturer Murata says that some of the buildings and equipment of its operations have been damaged at that restoration work is continuing.
With the current information available, some of the buildings and equipment at three Murata operations have been damaged and thus operations have been affected.
The affected operations are Tome Murata Manufacturing in Tome, Miyagi Prefecture; Sendai Murata Manufacturing in Sendai, Miyagi, Miyagi Prefecture; as well as Koriyama Plant and Motomiya Plant of Tohoku Murata Manufacturing located on the Fukushima Prefecture.
As for production of Tohoku Murata Manufacturing, the company says some of the production is expected to resume by tomorrow.