Manufacturing and shipment of DISCO products (update)
This is an update regarding the effects of the Great East Japan Earthquake.
(This press release is based on the latest information as of July 29.)
The next update will be posted on the DISCO website on September 1, 2011.
Precision Processing Equipment
As stated in the July 1 press release, equipment shipments for August will proceed as scheduled. We can also confirm that equipment shipments for September will proceed as scheduled. For shipments scheduled for October and beyond, we will continue to implement measures to deal with potential disruption in supplies of parts and raw materials, such as modified designs and sourcing from alternative suppliers.
Precision Diamond Products
DISCO has a 6 month supply of raw materials in stock as part of our BCM (business continuity management) measures. We are also continuously replenishing 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.