NISSUi Letter

Back to Press Release IndexMarch 15, 2011

The effects of the Great East Japan Earthquake

We first wish to send our best wishes to those affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan on March 11, 2011.

The following is a status update as of 8:00 a.m., March 15, concerning the effects of the Great East Japan Earthquake on Nissui and group companies.

1. Human safety

At present, our first priority is gathering information on the safety of our employees and their families. Still, it has proven difficult to get reliable information on the ground from the Onagawa region of Oshika-gun, Miyagi Prefecture.

2. Situation at business offices and plants

The major business offices and plants belonging to Nissui and its group companies whose operations have currently been halted are as follows

Business offices and plants that suffered extensive damage and their chief products

- Nissui Onagawa Plant (Onagawa-cho, Oshika-gun, Miyagi Prefecture)
  Frozen prepared foods, chikuwa

- Nissui Onagawa Fish Feed and Oil Plant (Onagawa-cho, Oshika-gun, Miyagi Prefecture)
  Fish feed and oil, meal

- Hachikan's Kuji Plant (Kuji-shi, Iwate Prefecture)
  Canned foods, frozen prepared foods

Business offices and plants that will take a certain amount of time to recover and their chief products

- Nissui Kashima Plant (Kamisu-shi, Ibaraki Prefecture)
  Fine chemicals

- Nissui Tsukuba Plant (Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki Prefecture)
  Fine chemicals

- Nissui Funabashi Processing Center (Funabashi-shi, Chiba Prefecture)
  Processed seafood products

- Delmar Funabashi Plant (Funabashi-shi, Chiba Prefecture)
  Frozen prepared foods

- Nissui Logistics Corporation's Sendai Minato Logistics Center (Sendai-shi, Miyagi Prefecture)
  Cold storage warehouse

3. Impact on performance

In addition to the factors above, the impact of the recent disaster is currently being studied. In the event that serious effects are deemed likely, the company shall promptly give notice to that effect.

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