Japanese PCB processing plant shutdown in Thailand floods
The Thai government announced on 12 1 / 3 provinces are flood affected areas, while those with the flood disaster intensified, with production bases in Thailand, Japanese companies have issued lay-off message. Kaga Japanese professional OEM manufacturer of electronic (Kaga Electronics Co., Ltd.) Late on the 12th announced that the company is located in a large County (Ayutthaya) Rojana Industrial Park, the printed circuit board (PCB) processing plant due to plant water immersion, it has been on October 6, the suspension, has not yet been able to determine when to return to work.
Japan's leading pcb manufacturer of optical products Hoya also announced late on the 12th, the company is located in a large County Hi-Tech Industrial Park, a subsidiary of HOYA Lens Thailand, Ltd. Ayutthaya Plant (hereinafter referred to HOLT-A) although not currently affected by flooding , but due to fear of a nearby dike dike risk, it is based on security considerations, will be suspended HOLT-A production operations, to be safe after the confirmation immediately after the restart of production; HOLT-A major production of spectacle lenses.
In addition, the Japanese car maker Pioneer satellite navigation system, also 12, announced late in Rojana Industrial Park, two factories were flooded so the plant was suspended on October 8, there is tentative suspension will continue until 10 23 so far; the two main production plant car audio, car navigation systems and car horns and other automotive pcb products.