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Asahi Kasei Plants Restart Operations

3:30 AM MDT | April 14, 2011 | Deepti Ramesh

Asahi Kasei says that most of the manufacturing plants of its affiliates, which were offline since the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan on March 11, have partially restarted operations. There is however a possibility that operations at these facilities may be affected by aftershocks and instability in the supply of raw materials, Asahi Kasei says. Repair of manufacturing equipment was completed, and production of autoclaved aerated concrete panels has resumed at Asahi Kasei Construction Materials’ plant at Sakai in Ibaraki prefecture.   At...

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