Notification of the Impact of the Earthquake off the Pacific Coast of the Tohoku Region
I would like to express my sincere sympathy to all those who have been affected by the earthquake off the pacific coast of the Tohoku region that occurred on March 11, 2011.
Anritsu will provide its full cooperation and support for the local recovery efforts, while placing the safety of our employees and their family first as we work towards restoring our production system. The current status of Anritsu is as follows:
1. Damage status of the Anritsu Group
(1) Safety of employees
We have confirmed the safety of all employees.
(2) Production bases in the Tohoku region
Company name: Tohoku Anritsu Co., Ltd.
Location: Koriyama-shi, Fukushima-prefecture (within the Koriyama Central Industrial Park)
(3) Damage status of production equipment and facilities, etc.
Damage status: Damage to some fixtures including the 3rd floor ceiling and ducts, but nothing in particular to impair operations in the building or attached facilities.
(4) Operations Status
Initially all efforts were focused on recovery operations immediately following the earthquake, but as of March 14th there has been a partial and gradual return to normal operation processes. We will continue to cooperate with the recovery of local lifelines while working towards a full recovery of our operations.
2. Response to customers (for products of the measurement business)
We will prioritize shipments of products that customers have already ordered. While we are making all efforts to confirm delivery schedule as early as possible, we expect that it will take around a week to establish such a delivery confirmation and reply system.
The Anritsu head office is located within the area that is serviced by the Tokyo Electrical Power Co., Ltd. (TEPCO). We have prepared a system to ensure the functions of the head office are not impaired during the planned rolling blackouts that will be implemented by TEPCO as a result of the earthquake.
Anritsu is committed to building a system that will not cause any inconvenience to its customers and business partners. We ask for your continued cooperation and understanding going forward.
Anritsu Corporation Corporate Communication Department
Tel: +81-46 (296) 6671