Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Do not worry! Sony said the earthquake temporarily affect iPhone supplier

Do not worry! Sony said the earthquake temporarily affect iPhone supplier

  According to foreign media reports, the Japanese island of Kyushu earthquake once again touched the hearts of the world's electronics industry chain of nerves, many analysts predicted, affected by the earthquake including the iPhone a variety of electronic products, including face out. In response, Sony earthquake did not cause a significant impact on its operations.

  It is understood that Japan Kumamoto There are many semiconductor factories, it is sometimes also referred to as Japan's "Silicon Island." Apple supplier Sony image sensor main production base is located in the area. In this regard, Morgan Stanley analyst Jia Simin - Lu (Jasmine Lu) said that if Sony can not resume normal operation in the near future, the risk of delayed iPhone7 will rise. "

  In this regard, Sony said the company located in the southern Japanese island of Kyushu Kumamoto image sensor factory is still in a temporary shutdown state. The plant has been the impact of the earthquake, Sony is evaluating its damage. But the company is located in Nagasaki and Oita factory image sensor has been fully restored operations, these plants also located in Kyushu. Moreover, Sony Semiconductor Kagoshima Technology Center has continued production after the earthquake, the earthquake did not cause a significant impact on its operations.

  "Since we are still available in some inventory, so the company does not believe that any impact on the existing customer's supply. If future product supply of any new problems, we will immediately inform the outside by way of a statement." Sony spokesman said an interview with Reuters.

  Outside analysts believe that, overwhelmed by the earthquake in Japan for the automotive industry, the impact is much more than the technology industry. Language seismic zone countries because of technology usually for their own supply chain to create a more flexible mechanism, but this approach is difficult to apply to car companies, because now these profit margins are very low, and supply chain partners relations are very complicated.

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