FACTBOX-Factories located near Japan quake-hit region

Fri Mar 11, 2011 5:58am EST

Evacuated employees are pictured near toppled tanks a brewery in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, northeastern Japan March 11, 2011. REUTERS/KYODO

Evacuated employees are pictured near toppled tanks a brewery in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, northeastern Japan March 11, 2011.

Credit: Reuters/KYODO

(Reuters) - Following is a partial list of companies with factories and offices located in northeast Japan in the areas worst hit by Japan's earthquake and tsunamis, as well as affected operations in other regions.

Information will be updated. Companies are listed in alphabetical order.

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)

- Maker of Subaru cars and aircraft. Has aircraft factory and industrial vehicles factory in Tochigi prefecture. Company could not be immediately reached for comments.

Fujitsu Ltd (6702.T)

- Damage to some facilities but nothing serious. No casualties.

Honda Motor Co (7267.T)

- 42-year-old male employee dies at Honda R&D Centre in Tochigi prefecture after wall collapses in cantine. 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 restarted.

JFE Steel (5411.T)

- Broadcaster TBS reports fire at its Chiba prefecture steel plant. Company says no big damage to the plant.

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 prefecture.

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.

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 outage.

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.

(Reporting by Chang-Ran Kim, Isabel Reynolds, Chikafumi Hodo, Erol Emed, Reiji Murai, Kentaro Hamada, Yuka Obayashi; Editing by Anshuman Daga)