Panasonic Corporation, based in Osaka, Japan is a worldwide leader in the development and manufacture of electronic products for a wide range of consumer, business, and industrial needs.
In Asia Pacific Region, Panasonic has a long standing presence beginning from its first factory in Thailand in 1961. Over the years, Panasonic's operation has rapidly expanded in the region. Today, its operations span across 9 countries with a total of 112 companies, employing a total workforce of about 109,000 in the region. The company recorded consolidated net sales of 8.69 trillion yen (US$105 billion) for the year ended March 31, 2011, globally.
In 2001, Panasonic Asia Pacific assumed the role of a regional headquarters for the Asia and Oceania region, providing support in logistics, information communication, financial services, human resource development and productivity enhancement for Panasonic companies in the region.
Outline of Panasonic Asia Pacific
||Panasonic Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
||300 Beach Road #17-01 The Concourse Singapore 199555 Telephone: (65) 6299-8400 Fax: (65) 6299-7600
||Mr. Yorihisa Shiokawa
|Date of Establishment
||Matsushita Electric Trading (S) Pte Ltd (METOS) was established on 24 June 1974.METOS was reorganised to Asia Matsushita Electric (S) Pte Ltd (AMS) in 1 April 1989. AMS was renamed Matsushita Electric Asia Pte Ltd (MA) on 1 April 2001. As a global brand unification movement of Panasonic, MA was officially called Panasonic Asia Pacific (PA) from 1 Oct 2004.
||Regional headquarters functions. Exporting, importing and selling of Panasonic's electrical and electronic products which range from electronic components to consumer electronic products, home appliances, factory automation equipment, information and communication equipment, and housing-related products.