ROHM Semiconductor announced yesterday that its plant in Tianjin, China was temporarily closed due to the spread of the Covid-19 epidemic.

In the announcement, Roma Semiconductor said that following the outbreak of the new coronavirus variant in Tianjin, China on January 9, restrictions on human movement have been imposed, including the start of PCR testing for all citizens, as instructed by the Tianjin municipal authorities. As a result, the Tianjin Plant has been temporarily suspended since January 9, and the resumption of operations has not been determined at this time.

According to public information, the ROHM Tianjin plant mainly produces Diodes, LEDs, Laser Diodes, Sensors, LED Displays. As for the impact of the factory closures on output, Roma has not disclosed.