Sense of crisis in “manufacturing domestic” parts manufacturers to “overseas production” focus

Renesas Electronics such as the semiconductor and HOYA of the lens is reviewing the production system in Japan.there is a reflection that production was stuck in that after the Great East Japan Earthquake, supply network such as the parts are divided many manufacturers, including the auto industry.


The “To prevent technology leakage” in the earnings announcement at the time of the May 18, 2011, Naka factory flagship that is stopped for (Ibaraki), domestic production of the situation “(pre-quake Renesas Electronics I spoke powerfully and “going to accelerate for) restoration back to.Resumption of production of goods Naka factory to know the start sequentially supplied to the end of August or later, but it is expected to still go back to the supply level before the earthquake will be at the end of October.

It is widely used personal computers and mobile phones, and ATM banking, of an integrated circuit Renesas makes “microcomputer” is auto parts and 40% global market share among them.Supply of Renesas If Stop, I mean that we will not be able to make the car all over the world.

Revision of production base, Renesas had reviewed the production line, including foundries and also our own factory (contract manufacturing company) from “before the earthquake.Speak added, “we believe always stable supply of leveling line.

On the other hand, HOYA is considering overseas production of glass becomes a member of the original semiconductor production “mask blanks”.The company said, “that you have specifically determined not,” but, if you have moved some production to Malaysia already, it seems to promote overseas full-scale production.

There is also aim to prevent technology leakage parts and components manufacturers in Japan, domestic production of key parts’ve left.Also sometimes for several years, for-profit or-up of production efficiency, I was without a stock as much as possible, it has been considered production and can be adjusted quickly if domestic.

However, although the effects of the earthquake, supply if Todokore to long-term, dissatisfaction will also raise from the manufacturer, including overseas, and used in conjunction with other companies be forced to consider.

By distributing overseas production bases, each company aims to supply system stable.

Risk of “manufacturing in the country” appeal is growing to “attract” Asian countries.The impact of the appreciation of the yen is large, even Toyota, Ozawa Akirafuku president and expressed “(yen measures) is beyond the limits of one company already” in the settlement conference, “Toyota is increasing the weight of overseas production I was a current rumor “or not than.

In addition, there is a concern to the power shortage caused by the nuclear accident.By Chubu Electric Hamaoka nuclear power plant was forced to shut down at the request of the government, the concern is widespread throughout the country.

Amid some manufacturers to consider the relocation of production to overseas, movement after the earthquake, and trying to attract Japanese companies is growing in Asian countries.There was also news to the Japanese government, the Korean government and “told informally to transfer to Korea factory of Japanese companies fell into a shutdown in the affected areas” in the April.Bangladesh and Taiwan, and Thailand as well as eager to attract.

Domestic manufacturers to set up factories in China already not a few, but in the case and rising labor costs in China, to relocate a factory in Vietnam and Malaysia are also noticeable recently.

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