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Operations at Shin-Etsu’s Production Sites Remain Suspended

3:33 AM MDT | March 28, 2011 | Deepti Ramesh

Shin-Etsu Chemical says that the company’s production site at Kashima and the Shirakawa plant of the company’s Shin-Etsu Handotai subsidiary continue to remain offline. Operations at these facilities were halted following the powerful earthquake and tsunami that struck northeastern Japan on March 11. Although aftershocks have been occurring frequently, the company is implementing inspections at the plants, Shin-Etsu says. The production facilities and equipments at Shin-Estu’s Kashima plant in Ibaraki prefecture were affected and the Kashima...

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