Status Update of TOPCON CORPORATION, as of March 31
Update April 01, 2011
Corporate Communication Dept.
TOPCON CORPORATION expresses our heartfelt sympathy to the victims and their families who suffer from the major earthquake and tsunami in Japan. We sincerely hope for safety and swift recovery of the people and areas affected by this disaster.
The following is updated summary overview of our current status, as of March 31.
1. Status of Our Group Companies
Buildings and Equipments
Our group companies, including Topcon Headquarters, Topcon Yamagata Co., Ltd.(Yamagata, Yamagata Prefecture), Optonexus Co., Ltd. (Tamura, Fukushima Prefecture), and Fukushima Sokkia Co., Ltd (Nishishirakawa, Fukushima Prefecture), have restored, and they are in regular operation.
We are closely monitoring if there would be any difficulties in material procurement or not.
2. Impacts of Planned Power Outage
Our manufacturing factories in Tohoku and Kanto areas including Topcon headquarters, Sokkia Topcon Co., Ltd., Topcon Yamagata Co., Ltd., Optonexus Co., Ltd., and Fukushima Sokkia Co., Ltd, are located in the areas in which the planned power outage will be conducted. It is not reported that these companies have experienced blackout yet, as of March 31, however, we are examining possible impacts in case of the power restriction.
3. Impacts of Our Business Performance
We are currently assessing the effect of this disaster and planned power outage to our performance. We would make announcement once we judged that impact of the effect would expand.