Manufacturing and shipment of DISCO products (update)
This is an update regarding the effects of the Japan earthquake.
This press release is based on the latest information as of March 31.
Precision Processing Equipment
Shipments for May will not be affected by the earthquake and will proceed as scheduled
Regarding shipments scheduled for June and beyond, we would like to reassure our customers that measures are being implemented to deal with potential disruption in supplies of parts and raw materials, such as modified designs and sourcing from alternative suppliers.
Precision Diamond Products
As stated in the March 15 press release, DISCO has a 6 month supply of raw materials in stock as part of our BCM (business continuity management) measures.
We are continuously repleneshing this stock to ensure a constant 6 month supply to maintain our production and shipment schedule.
Supply of Parts
The current supply system will be maintained for both domestic and overseas customers.