According to the “China Times Electronic News” and other Taiwan media reported on January 30, the semiconductor foundry, TSMC said that the current operation and customer orders are normal, not affected by the new coronavirus-induced pneumonia outbreak. TSMC said that after learning of the case of infectious pneumonia in Wuhan earlier this month, it convened an inter-departmental working group on epidemic prevention, with Taiwan’s factories focusing on prevention, reminders and monitoring, and taking more active measures in mainland China, including daily monitoring of visitor body temperature and strengthening environmental disinfection.
In addition, TSMC employees traveling to the mainland need to receive travel kits, including masks, disinfection supplies, and health kits. Those who have entered the mainland since January 15 will be required to wear masks throughout the journey back to Taiwan.
TSMC said that on the 30th, Taiwan plant fully started, but in fact, the plant production has not been interrupted, still work as usual, Nanjing plant is also the same 4 shifts 2 rounds. In order to tie in with the local government to delay the start of work measures, Nanjing plant to February 3 fully resumed work, Shanghai plant on February 10, only fully resumed work, but did not affect production and manufacturing.
TSMC’s acting spokesman and public relations manager Gao Menghua said that the same level as the PEAK of SARS has not yet been achieved, but will also be discussed at the working meeting, when the outbreak reached a certain level, it may be implemented to wear a full mask.
Previously, during the SARS outbreak in 2003, TSMC took early preventive and quarantine measures, including 14 days of self-isolation after returning from the affected areas;