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Effects of COVID-19 on Renesas business

31st March 2020
Alex Lynn

Renesas Electronics has announced the effects on Renesas Group’s production sites from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic as of March 26, 2020.

Renesas Group’s production sites in Malaysia

Due to the Movement Control Order announced by the Malaysian government, Renesas Group’s three production sites located in Malaysia have temporarily halted productions from March 18th, 2020. The status of each of the sites are listed below:

  • Renesas Semiconductor (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. Partially resumed operation from March 21st, 2020, and following the Malaysian governments’ instructions, as of March 26th, the site is running at a limited capacity.
  • Renesas Semiconductor KL Sdn. Bhd. Partially resumed operation from March 26th, 2020, and following the Malaysian governments’ instructions, the site is running at a limited capacity.
  • Integrated Device Technology Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. (Note) Partially resumed operation from March 19th, 2020, and following the Malaysian governments’ instructions, as of March 26th, 2020, the site is running at a limited capacity.

As of April 1st, 2020, Integrated Device Technology Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. Will change its name to Renesas Electronics (Penang) Sdn. Bhd

Renesas Group’s production sites in China

Although the below Renesas Group’s two production sites in China have temporarily halted operations, production did partially resume from February 10th, 2020, and as of March 26th, 2020, are under normal operation.

  • Renesas Semiconductor (Beijing) Co., Ltd.
  • Renesas Semiconductor (Suzhou) Co., Ltd.

Although the impact from the production halt from the above mentioned Renesas’ Malaysian production sites will be additionally incorporated into Renesas Group’s consolidated forecasts for the three months ending March 31st, 2020 announced on February 12th, 2020, there have been no revisions at this current time.

In closing, we would like to express best wishes for a speedy recovery to those who have been impacted by the COVID-19.

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