The Nikon Group have issued a statement regarding the devastation in northern Japan. It expresses sympathy and condolences for all the victims.

Some Nikon employees have been injured, but precise information about the employees and their families is is still being gathered.

As to Nikon’s corporate administration buildings and manufacturing plants, there has been some damage, so production has been suspended until a full assessment has been made.

An ‘Emergency Headquarters’ headed up by the President has been established to oversee the situation.

End. (14/03/11).