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Nikon plants in Sendai “virtually impossible to resume operations in 14 days” *UPDATED*

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Update #1: it seems that the article was talking about March 14th (Monday) and not about a timeframe of 14 days. The initial Google translation was: “Miyagi Prefecture factory to produce high-end digital SLR cameras for professionals, announced that it is virtually impossible to resume operations in 14 days”. Update #2: here is a better translation […]

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Initial report from Nikon after the earthquake: no injured employees, factories not significantly affected

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AP was told by Nikon’s UK spokeswoman that there are no injured employees and factories are not significantly affected after the major 8.9 magnitude earthquake that struck Japan: “However, we have been informed that the Nikon Corporation building and factories located in the north of Japan are, fortunately, not significantly affected. Importantly, no injured employees have been reported.” See […]

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Major 8.9 magnitude earthquake struck 111 miles east of Sendai, Japan

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A major 8.9 magnitude earthquake struck Japan few hours ago. The earthquake’s epicenter was 111 miles east of the city of Sendai. Nikon has a major manufacturing facility in Sendai:

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