Shimano Inc. informs with deep apology that a fire accident occurred at a part of our headquarters factory located in Sakai, Japan at around 13:40 (JST) on March 26th.
We profusely apologize to our shareholders, customers and stakeholders for all the concerns and the inconveniences that we have caused by letting this regretful accident occur.
The fire occurred at the surface treatment area.
Workers have evacuated a factory immediately and no one was injured.
We are now investigating the cause of the fire.
From now on, we are determined to make every effort for safe operation and work for the prevention of this kind of accident.
Once again we would offer our deepest apologies for any inconvenience caused.
We ask your kind understanding and continued support.
If you have any inquiries, please contact below.
Shimano Inc. Corporate Communications Department