Beautiful and scenic Japanese communities. But what spoils their scenery are “utility poles”. Not only do utility poles detract from the scenery, they have also been viewed as hindrances to rescue efforts in the event of a disaster. To address this, efforts to “move away from utility poles” have been progressing in many municipalities recently. There is also one important issue in locating wires underground. This is combining “security” with “maintenance”. “TAKIGEN industrial locks” are a wide range of products that can withstand harsh conditions of use, provide protection against mischief, and that allow easy maintenance, which have been developed as special-order products in response to customer needs.