By navigating our site, you agree to allow us to use cookies, in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

Toshiba Materials to Open Second Production Site in Oita

Toshiba Materials has announced that it will open a second production facility for silicon nitride substrates in Oita, Oita Prefecture.

Toshiba-2The company will make a major investment in an existing facility through a 10 billion yen (approx. US$91 million) program that will run until March in 2023. Production at the new plant is expected to start in July 2021.

Silicon nitride substrates offer the advantages of excellent thermal conductivity and durability. They are positioned to meet growing demand for heat dissipation and insulation components for power semiconductors, driven by the concern to cut power consumption by automobiles and industrial equipment. Alongside the need to meet growing demand, Toshiba Materials recognizes that natural disasters have increased in their frequency and impact in recent years, and can seriously disrupt production and supply chains.

The new plant will play a key role in the company’s business continuity planning. Toshiba Materials will set up the second production facility in premises on the site of Japan Semiconductor Corporation’s Oita Operations. On completion of the first phase, the plant will have a production capacity is about 40,000 m2 / year, which the company will gradually increase in line with demand growth.

Production at the current plant in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, will also continue. Toshiba Materials will continue to take forward-looking measures that ensure its ability to provide stable supply of high-quality products, and to contribute to the realization of automobiles and industrial equipment that consume considerably less energy.

For more info, click here

Tags

Nitisha Dubey

A diligent writer, who has been working from last five years in the same field. She has covered lots of event and expo for travel & judiciary, now covering technology. Book reading, exploring different destinations and varieties of cuisine are some hobbies. Love to watch biographies and historical movies.

Related Articles