Impact of the Oct 8 Mount Aso (First Crater of Nakadake) Volcano Eruption on Renesas Electronics Operation

09 Oct 2016

TOKYO, Japan, October 9, 2016—The first crater of Nakadake, peak of Mount Aso volcano located in Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan, erupted on October 8 at 1:46 a.m. We confirmed no casualties or impact on the operation at Renesas Group offices and affiliate companies from this eruption as of today. Renesas will continue to gather information and carefully monitor the status of Mount Aso’s volcanic activity and intends to add an update as soon as the Group confirms any impact on its operation.  


[The Group’s offices/factories located in the vicinity of Mount Aso] 

  • Renesas Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Kawashiri Factory
  • Renesas Semiconductor Package & Test Solutions Co., Ltd., Oita Factory
  • Renesas Semiconductor Package & Test Solutions Co., Ltd., Kumamoto Nishiki Factory


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