Corporate History

Panasonic starts with a desire to create things of value. As hard work and dedication result in one innovative product after another, the fledgling company takes its first steps towards becoming the electronics giant of today.

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2008 Company name change from Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. to "Panasonic Corporation"
2009 Making SANYO Electric Co., Ltd. a consolidated subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation
2010 Announcement of Group vision, which is to become the "No.1 Green Innovation Company in the Electronics Industry", looking to the 100th anniversary of our founding in 2018.
2011 Making Panasonic Electrics Works Co., Ltd. and SANYO Electric Co., Ltd. wholly-owned subsidiaries.
2012 A new group organization starts
  Kazuhiro Tsuga becomes the president of Panasonic Corporation