FACTBOX-Impact on companies from Japan quake

Fri Mar 11, 2011 10:54am EST

 (Updates with Glaxo, Nestle and Vopak)
 March 11 (Reuters) - Following is the impact on companies
from the earthquake that shook Japan on Friday.
 Information will be updated. Companies are listed in
alphabetical order.
 For other stories on the earthquake, click [ID:nL3E7EB0V5]
 Asahi Kasei Corp (3407.T)
 - Factory in Miyagi halted due to power outage. Workers
evacuated so damages to facilities unknown.
 Bridgestone Corp (5108.T)
 - No big damage to all factories so far.
 Canon Inc (7751.T)
 - No damage to facilities or big injuries.
 Citigroup Holdings Japan
 - No damage to trading facilities, operating normally after
quake. All staff in central Tokyo safe. Company will send staff
home early. No confirmation of safety of all staff in retail
branch offices outside Tokyo. Has no office in Sendai.
 Cosmo Oil Co (5007.T)
 - Major fire at oil refinery, near LPG tank, in Chiba
prefecture, east of Tokyo. All operations halted. Work to put
out fire going on since 0658 GMT.
 Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd (7270.T)
 - Halted eight of 10 factories, including all five car and
car parts-related plants for its Subaru-brand vehicles in Gunma
prefecture, north of Tokyo. Aircraft factory and power products
factory in Tochigi prefecture also suspended.
 - No injuries reported.
 Fujitsu Ltd (6702.T)
 - Damage to some facilities but nothing serious. No
 GlaxoSmithKline (GSK.L)
 - Imaichi drug manufacturing factory in Japan suspended
operations, following the earthquake.
 A spokeswoman said that "minor damage" to the plant would
require suspension of production for "a few days".
 Honda Motor Co (7267.T)
 - A 43-year-old male employee dies at Honda R&D Centre in
Tochigi prefecture after wall collapses in canteen. In other
Tochigi facilities, including other R&D sites and engine
parts/transmission factory, walls and ceilings damaged, injuring
30-some employees.
 - Sayama, Tochigi and Hamamatsu factories halted production.
 - Suzuka factory in central Japan temporarily halted but
 JFE Steel (5411.T)
 - Says there was no fire at its Chiba prefecture steel
plant, denying earlier reports.
 JSR (4185.T) (synthetic rubber maker)
 - Kashima factory, in Ibaraki prefecture, stopped production
but no damage to facilities.
 Mitsui Mining and Smelting Co (5706.T)
 - Halts operation at Hachinohe zinc smelter, in Aomori
 Nestle (NESN.VX)
  - Two Nestle locations have been affected by the
earthquake: a sales office in Sendai, in the north of Japan, and
a factory in Kasumigaura. 
 Operations at the Kasumigaura factory have currently been
suspended and the damage at the factory is being assessed.
 Nestle, with headquarters in Kobe, has 3 factories and 2,200
employees in Japan. All Nestle employees reported safe.
 Nippon Paper Group 3893.T
 - Factories in Miyagi and Fukushima prefectures halted
production. Damage unknown.
 Nissan Motor Co (7201.T)
 - Production halted at all four car assembly factories in
Japan, including those in severely hit Tochigi and Fukushima
prefectures. Small fires confirmed at those two factories. Two
suffered minor injuries at Tochigi factory.
 Oriental Land Co (4661.T)
 - To close Tokyo Disneyland, in Chiba prefecture, on
Saturday. Undecided on operations for Sunday. No injuries to
guests or staff reported as of 0930 GMT.
 Panasonic Corp (6752.T)
 - Two factories in Fukushima, producing audio products and
digital cameras, one in Miyagi prefecture (Sendai) producing
camera lenses.
 Sapporo Breweries Ltd (2501.T)
 - Little damage to Sendai factory. Products damaged.
Production halted in Sendai and Chiba factories due to power
 Sony Corp (6758.T)
 - Six factories, (two in Fukushima, four in Miyagi), all
halted and most employees evacuated. One Miyagi factory makes
semiconductors, the other three make optical film and various
other parts. The two Fukushima factories make batteries.
 Floor of chemical products factory in Miyagi flooded and
about 1,000 employees taking refuge on second floor.
 Sumitomo Metal Industries 5405.T
 - Suspends operations at two blast furnaces at Kashima
plant, in Ibaraki prefecture. No injuries reported.
 Tohoku Electric Power Co (9506.T)
 - Smoke noted in turbine room at Onagawa No.1 reactor, in
Miyagi prefecture, spokesman says. No sign of radioactive leak.
 Tokyo Electric Power Co (9501.T)
 - Three reactors at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant
automatically shut. Cooling systems attached to reactors also
down, but does not necessarily result in radioactive leakage.
Monitoring shows no radioactive leakage.
 Tokyo Gas Co (9531.T)
 - Stopped gas supply to more than 35,000 households and
facilities in Kanto area in eastern Japan.
 Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T)
 - Subsidiary Central Motor Co: Miyagi prefecture, near
Sendai. Started production in January 2011, builds Yaris
subcompact sedan. Capacity: 120,000 units a year.
 - Subsidiary Kanto Auto Works: Iwate prefecture. Builds
smaller cars such as Belta sedan, Auris, Blade, ist.
 - Joint venture with Panasonic Corp (6752.T) , Prime Earth
EV Energy, in Miyagi prefecture. Makes batteries for hybrid
cars. Production suspended.
 - Toyota Motor Tohoku car parts factory. Operations started
in Oct 1998. Production stopped, no injuries.
 Vopak (VOPA.AS)
 - Storage tank company Vopak's (VOPA.AS) storage capacities
in Japan were unaffected by the earthquake and all staff were
 Vopak's total capacity is 28.8 million cubic metres and of
that nearly 300,000 cubic metres is in Japan storing oil,
chemicals and vegetable oils.
 (Reporting by Chang-Ran Kim, Isabel Reynolds, Chikafumi
Hodo, Erol Emed, Reiji Murai, Kentaro Hamada, Yuka Obayashi;
Editing by Anshuman Daga and Jane Merriman)
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