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Current state and future outlook of manufacturing sites in Thailand

January 5, 2012

TDK Corporation (President: Takehiro Kamigama) announces the current state and future outlook of the manufacturing sites in Thailand as follows, updating the last report that operation was suspended because of the floods by heavy rain since July last year and that operation resumed partially in November.

Current state and future outlook of each site

Company name Current state Future outlook
TDK Thailand Co., Ltd. Rojana Plant
  • Drainage of flood water in the premises as well as cleaning and disinfection has been completed, and repair work has now been started.
  • Production of magnets is expected to resume in April 2012.
  • The timing to resume production of sensors is yet to be adjusted.
  • Others are yet to be adjusted.
Wangnoi Plant
  • Production facilities have been set up and normal production resumed on December 16 last year.
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Magnecomp Precision
Technology Public Co., Ltd.
Wangnoi Plant
(Main Plant)
  • Operation resumed partially on November 7 last year, and now normal production has been resumed.
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Rojana Plant
(Branch Plant)
  • Drainage of flood water in the premises as well as cleaning and disinfection has been completed.
  • Production line is being set up on the 2nd floor of the Plant, and production will resume at the end of January 2012.
  • Shipment is expected to start from February 2012.

Note: News about the state of TDK group companies will be released as soon as revealed. All inconveniences caused to our customers are very much regretted, but we request for customers' kind understanding.
 

(Reference)
Company name Site Products
TDK Thailand Co., Ltd. Rojana Rare-earth magnets, recording media, and sensors
Wangnoi Rare-earth magnets applied products
Magnecomp Precision Technology Public Co., Ltd. Wangnoi (Main Plant) HDD suspensions
Rojana (Branch Plant) HDD suspensions

For further information, contact the Corporate Communications Dept.
Tel.: 81-3-6852-7102
E-mail: pr@jp.tdk.com

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