Toyota’s Denso helps out Fujikura Rubber by lending factory

Article by Christian A., on April 28, 2011

A maker of rubber auto parts has borrowed Denso Corp.’s factory to replace its plant that was damaged in the March 11 earthquake. Denso, which is a part of Toyota Group, is the largest parts supplier in the world.

Toyota has said that its output in Japan will be limited by shortages of electronic, rubber and plastic parts. Denso and Denso East Japan Corp. (a subsidiary) have reached a deal to temporarily lend Denso East Japan's plant to Fujikura Rubber Ltd.

Many of this company’s plants have been shut down since the earthquake. Fujikura Rubber has gone to Denso about using the factory to build industrial rubber products.

Denso have already allowed the use of the buildings of Denso East Japan, of Tamura City in the Fukushima Prefecture as an emergency evacuation area. Denso East Japan, a wholly-owned unit of Denso Corp., has started to construct its sole manufacturing plant in 2010. The company is aiming to launch production in May 2011.

The company was established in April 2008 but because of the recession, it had postponed construction of its plant and the launch of operations. Denso said that Denso East Japan is still expected to produce air conditioning systems. However, these plans have been put on hold with the loan of the factory to Fujikura Rubber.

Topics: denso

If you liked the article, share on:

Comments

Recommended

In 2014, Jaguar Land Rover’s Special Vehicle Operations revealed the F-Type Project 7. At that time, it was said to be the fastest accelerating road car carrying a 5.0-liter Supercharged...
by - May 29, 2017
There is an ongoing rumor going around the automotive community, and it’s aimed at BMW. The rumor? The German marque has reportedly axed the i5 Electric vehicle concept. These supposed...
by - May 29, 2017
Volkswagen's yearly Worthersee affair that happens in Austria is considered a hotbed for all types of cars from the German company's long and renowned history. Most of the gathering features...
by - May 29, 2017
Behold, the Rolls-Royce Sweptail! The Sweptail is probably the biggest two-seater car that has ever been built. It may look odd at first glance, and you may not be fond...
by - May 29, 2017
BMW just keeps on getting bigger and bigger, in terms of their lineup I mean. Just after unveiling the 8 Series Concept, they are now teasing us with an M8...
by - May 29, 2017
Facebook

Youtube Channel

Tip Us
Do you have a tip for us?
Did you film an important event?
Contact us
Newsletter
Subscribe to our newsletter!
Subscribe
Galleries