Impact of Tohoku-Kanto Earthquake on Operations (#3)

March 25, 2011
Mitsui Chemicals,Inc.

The Mitsui Chemicals Group updates previous reports on the effects of the March 11, 2011 Tohoku-Kanto Earthquake on its operations.

In restarting operations at the Company’s Works, Mitsui Chemicals is assessing the effects of the serious power shortage and cooperating by continuing its ongoing power reduction efforts.

1. Operations

a. Kashima Works (Kamisu City, Ibaraki Prefecture)

Operation schedule will be compiled after assessment of damage.

b. Mobara Branch Factory (Mobara City, Chiba Prefecture)

Operations at all plants have been resumed.

2. Operations at Subsidiaries/Affiliates

a. Mitsui Chemicals Tohcello, Inc.

Operations have commenced following repairs at some facilities of the Works below:

  • Koga Works (Koga City, Ibaraki Prefecture)
  • Ibaraki Works (Koga City, Ibaraki Prefecture)

Repair work has commenced at the Works below:
(Operation commencement undetermined)

  • Katsuta Works (Hitachinaka City, Ibaraki Prefecture)
  • Tohcello Logistics Co., Ltd. (Nogi City, Tochigi Prefecture)

b. Mitsui Chemicals Agro, Inc.

Assessment has been completed and repair work has commenced at the Funaoka Works (Shibata Town, Shibata District, Miyagi Prefecture).
Operations have commenced at some facilities.

c. Chiba Polyol Corporation

Operations (excluding some products) will commence in early April at the Chiba Works (Ichihara City, Chiba Prefecture).


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