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Renesas to restore full capacity at fire-hit chip plant this month

Recovery slightly behind schedule three months after incident

Renesas Electronics is a key supplier of automotive chips, and its factory fire has disrupted production at Toyota Motor, Nissan Motor and others.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Renesas Electronics expects to restore full production capacity at a key semiconductor factory by the end of June following a fire there three months ago, though how quickly the automotive supplier can bring shipments back up to speed remains unclear.

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