June 27, 2022

A seismic intensity 5 lower earthquake struck the Kyushu region of Japan on June 26 at 9:44 p.m. JST, with the Kumamoto District of Kumamoto Prefecture as the epicenter.

While Renesas’ Kawashiri Factory (Kumamoto City, Kumamoto Prefecture) and Nishiki Factory (Nishiki Town, Kumamoto Prefecture) are located near the epicenter, no damage has been made to the buildings, utility and manufacturing equipment of the factories, and both factories are continuing their operations. Some equipment halted operation at the Kawashiri Factory and are currently being restarted.

Additionally, it has been confirmed that no impact has been made on Renesas’ overall supply chain including suppliers and partner companies from this earthquake.