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October 24, 2018 Miyaike President briefing

Conference Summary

MC

We have been waiting for you. Documents 1 to 5 are distributed today, but document 3-1 “Active use of young managers and consortiums in construction management and survey management” and document 3-2 “Increase Disclosure of Predicted Orders Large as a countermeasure against malfunctions due to lack of technicians in surveys etc. The explanation from the president will be omitted.
As for materials 4 and 5, we will only be distributing materials today, so I will briefly introduce an overview.
First, in Document 4-1, `` Developing a New Souvenir in Mie Prefecture, `` Luxury Okaki Mie no Yokobari-san '' in Collaboration with Chukyo University, '' a subsidiary of the Company, Chunippon Axis and Chukyo University, developed in collaboration with industry and academia. The new product "Luxury Okaki Mie no Yokobari-san" will be available from November 16 (Fri) at service areas (SA) and parking areas (PA) in Mie Prefecture. Chukyo University students who were in charge of product development on November 16, the day of the launch, will publicize and sell the product. Thank you for your coverage.
Also, as described in Document 4-2, students of Chukyo University will visit the Governor of Mie Prefecture on Thursday, November 1st. We would like you to cover this as well.
Document 5 "Photologining NIPPON2019 Shimada-Shimada City Green Tea Planting Plan-" will be held jointly with Shimada City, Shizuoka Prefecture and others. The event is scheduled for February 24 (Sun) next year. This is the 6th Shimada competition. In addition, as described in the materials distributed, Expressway in Shizuoka Prefecture also sells a drive plan with unlimited rides at a fixed price, so please also use this.
Now, I am just starting the 141st regular conference.

President

[Introduction]
Thank you for joining us today as you are busy.
Before introducing the topics, I would like to say a few words.
From September 30th to October 1st, "Typhoon No. 24" traversed the Japanese archipelago while maintaining a strong force, causing enormous damage to various parts of the country.
This typhoon is a particularly windy typhoon, and we have closed many routes within our jurisdiction. Especially in Tomei and Shin-Tomei Expressway-Tomei, where there is a lot of traffic, it took time to remove flying objects, fallen trees, branches and leaves, restore power, etc. due to the influence of the typhoon, and it was closed for a long time over a wide area. ..
We apologize for the inconvenience caused to many customers.
The longest closed time was between Gotemba Interchange (IC) and Toyokawa IC in Tomei, 18 hours from 21:00 to 15:00 on September 30th, and from Gotemba Junction (JCT) to Shinshiro IC in Shin-Tomei Expressway Tomei. So, it was 14 hours from 21:00 on September 30th to 11:00 the next day.
In the wide-area power outage in Shizuoka and Aichi prefectures caused by this typhoon No. 24, Chubu Electric Power's power restoration was based on the "Disaster Mutual Cooperation Agreement" concluded on July 25 this year with Chubu Electric Power. Vehicles passed through the closed section, and we were able to restore power at an early stage centered on the Shin-Tomei Expressway. I would like to take this opportunity to report.
Based on the lessons learned from the occurrence of rollover vehicles due to the impact of Typhoon No. 21, we will take early measures such as advance public relations to customers based on weather forecasts, and before strong winds that hinder driving occur. We will implement traffic restrictions.
Based on the frequent occurrence of such disasters, we are inspecting 6 items such as heavy rain, earthquake, and heavy snow as an emergency inspection of important infrastructure, and while continuing to cooperate with the national government, we will improve the safety of Expressway. We will work to enhance the functions.
Also, from 14:44 to Higashi-Meihan Expressway on Thursday, 18th last week, information on 5 information boards at Yoro JCT where Meishin and Tokai-Kanjo Expressway intersect, and information at 1 NagoyaNishi IC on Higashi-Meihan Road. An event occurred in which the board displayed incorrect information such as "There is missile launch information".
The cause is an operation error during the input work of the characters displayed on the information board.
We did not receive any inquiries from customers regarding the impact on traffic, but we deeply apologize for causing inconvenience and concern to many customers using the Expressway.
In the future, we will reinforce the input work procedure on the information board and strive to prevent recurrence so that such an event does not occur.
Now, let me continue with today's topics.

[Current status of business (September 2018)]
Please see Appendix 1.
First of all, in terms of sales, the toll revenue in September was 55,915 million yen, a decrease of 1.0% compared to the same month of the previous year, and the average number of traffic was 1,959,000 daily, a decrease of 0.9% compared to the same month of the previous year. have become. Both toll revenue and the number of traffic have decreased for the first time in seven months since February 2018.
In September, the typhoon No. 21 and No. 24, etc., were generally unfavorable in weather, and the Tomei concentration work that was carried out in October last year was conducted from September to October this year. Both revenue and traffic volume decreased compared to last year.

Next is the construction situation.
Attachment 1 describes the sections that are scheduled to be newly opened or completed with four lanes in FY2018.
In each section, road construction works such as earthworks and bridge superstructures are currently being fully rolled out, and construction work such as pavement work, signage work, information boards, etc. is being started from the completion of these body work. is.
Of these, it was announced on September 14 regarding the construction of the four lanes of the Tokai-Hokuriku Expressway, but from October 15 (Mon) to November 2 (Fri) morning, the road will be closed at night and the lane will be closed. We are implementing switching work.
When these constructions are completed, we expect that the prospect of service will be established to some extent, and we will inform you again in that case.
Road closure for the next lane change is scheduled for December. We will notify you once the specific implementation date has been decided.

Next is the situation of SA and PA.
See the back of document 1-1.
SA / PA sales in September were 17,525 million yen, up 12.1% from the same month last year, and sales in the food and beverage business increased 3.8% from the same month last year.
Despite the impact of Typhoons No. 21 and 24 in September, sales increased year on year due to the fact that three consecutive holidays were once more than last year.
As a reminder, on October 6 (Saturday), the new Expressway “Michidonki” was opened as a new business for Don Quijote at Shin-Tomei Expressway Tomei NEOPASA Shimizu.
The store has a wide selection of take-out products, such as roasted potatoes, which are popular among stores in the market, as well as seasonal local fruits. Please drop in when you go to Shizuoka.
Sales in the gasoline business increased 28.0% year-on-year due to higher selling prices and higher sales volume of diesel fuel.

[About the development of an outline sensor for early detection of customers and lost items that could not move due to sudden illness etc. in the toilet]
Next is the topic on technology development.
See Appendix 2.
Increasing the comfort of SA toilets is one of the initiatives we are particularly focusing on.
As described in the booklet “Beautiful (Pika) Pika Toilet Secrets” distributed today, we have made various efforts in terms of facilities and cleaning so that customers can use the toilet comfortably. We are working hard.
Today we will introduce the development of an "outline sensor" for early detection of forgotten items and customers who cannot move due to sudden illness in the bathroom.
If a customer gets stuck in the bathroom, it may take some time before the surrounding customers or areacasts discover it.
In addition, the number of inquiries about lost items sent to the area concierge by SA and PA exceeds 20,000 per year, and lost items in private toilets are not lost.
Therefore, we have developed a sensor that can detect these events at an early stage.
A sensor installed on the ceiling detects the movement of people and things in silhouette, and works in conjunction with the opening and closing signal of the private room door to judge "people who can not move" and "lost things".
Until now, sensors that can detect “stuck people” and “lost objects” have been used in stores and office buildings, but this product has both functions. In addition, reading accuracy has been improved by incorporating AI analysis.
This product has been jointly developed by Kimura Giken Co., Ltd. by our Companies in our Group, Naka Nippon Highway Engineering Nagoya Co., Ltd. (Engine Nagoya).
In the future, we plan to complete the development of a voice guidance device to inform customers of lost or unusual items by the end of this fiscal year.
The details will be explained in detail by the staff in charge after the conference, so please be sure to interview us.
In addition, we are distributing flyers at hand, but we will hold an exhibition `` Innovation NAGOYA 2018 '' at Fukiage Hall on October 30 and 31 on new technologies including the inspection technology of Engi Nagoya and this product. You.
We ask that you also cover us.

MC

These are the topics we have prepared today. Now, let's receive your questions.

Reporter

It is not a matter of today's announcement, but it will be one year in November after the trial of increasing the maximum speed of Shin-Tomei Expressway to 110 km has started, but it will be an impression based on the change during this time and a future problem Please tell me if you have any.

President

In May, there was an interim report from the Shizuoka Prefectural Police in May. We are cooperating with the 110 km trial operation by improving speed signs, traffic counters, and providing traffic speed data. The trial results will be evaluated by the police, and we will continue to cooperate based on the results.

Reporter

How is it perceived as Central Japan?

President

We do not analyze trials, so we will refrain from commenting.

Reporter

Although it is not a matter of today's announcement, the holiday discount application date changed during the Bon Festival in August. Please tell us about the progress.

President

The questionnaire is being analyzed. The next question is what to do with holiday discounts at the end of the year and the beginning of the year, but it is not yet possible to talk concretely.

Reporter

By when will the analysis be done and will be connected next?

President

I'm working on it now, so I'll tell you as soon as possible.

Reporter

Regarding the toilet outline sensor, what are your expectations and prospects as the president?

President

As a service using sensors, if a customer falls down, it can be fatal, so if it can be detected early, it can be transported quickly, and there are 20,000 lost items a year. Correspondence will also be saved. Above all, I think that it is of great value as a service that Japanese public toilets, including those inbound, are recognized as being very clean and comfortable. I would like to continue to develop toilets that are cutting-edge, beautiful, clean and comfortable to use.

MC

It seems that your question has been interrupted, so this is the end of your regular meeting.