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Earthquake Temporarily Halts Silicon Wafer, MLCC, and Semiconductor Facilitie sin Japan, Impact Expected to be Controllable, Says TrendForce


2 Jan 2024

TrendForce’s investigation into the impact of the recent strong earthquake in the Noto region of Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan, reveals that several key semiconductor-related facilities are located within the affected area. This includes MLCC manufacturer TAIYO YUDEN, silicon wafer (raw wafer) producers Shin-Etsu and GlobalWafers, and fabs such as Toshiba and TPSCo (a joint venture between Tower and Nuvoton).

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