We send our deepest condolences to those who continue to suffer in the aftermath of the Great Tohoku Earthquake and tsunamis in northeast Japan, and we wish for their earliest possible recovery.
As announced in the March 14, 2011 press release, the operation of Kuraray's Kashima Plant (Kamisu City, Ibaraki Prefecture) has been suspended after the earthquake. The status of recovery at this plant as of April 5, 2011 is as follows.
We will continue to devote all of our efforts to a complete recovery of operations at this plant. We ask for your kind understanding and assistance.