History in Panasonic Malaysia

Panasonic Malaysia Sdn Bhd Milestone

Image of Panasonic Malaysia History in 1976

Matsushita Sales & Service Sdn Bhd (MASCO) established.

Images of Panasonic Malaysia in 1979

Kedai National was launched nationwide. Konosuke Matsushita, founder of Matsushita was awarded 'Tan Sri' title by His Honorable Yang Amat Berhormat Dato Hussein Onn, Prime Minister of Malaysia.

Images of Panasonic Malaysia in 1980

Konosuke Matsushita awarded “Tan Sri” title by YAB Dato’ Hussein Onn, Prime Minister of Malaysia.

Images of Panasonic Malaysia in 1981

MASCO moves into own building at Lot 10, Jalan 13/2, Petaling Jaya.

Images of Panasonic Malaysia in 1989

Sponsorship of 15th SEA Games.

Sponsorship of 15th SEA Games.

Images of Panasonic Malaysia in 1991

Launch of nationwide sales & service network coverage.

Images of Panasonic Malaysia in 1992

MASCO changes name to National Panasonic Malaysia (NPM).

1st billion in sales achieved.

Images of Panasonic Malaysia in 1996

National Panasonic Malaysia celebrates 20th Anniversary.

Images of Panasonic Malaysia in 2000

Official opening of Kuantan & Kota Bahru branches.

Images of Panasonic Malaysia in 2001

Official opening of National Panasonic Malaysia Distribution Centre.

Panasonic becomes title sponsor for F1 Toyota Racing Team

Images of Panasonic Malaysia in 2002

Official opening of National Panasonic Malaysia Distribution Centre.

Panasonic becomes title sponsor for F1 Toyota Racing Team

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Won Readers Digest Superbrand award for the first time.

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Global brand unification exercise, National brand becomes Panasonic brand and brand slogan “Ideas For Life” created.

National Panasonic Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. becomes Panasonic Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.

Images of Panasonic Malaysia in 2005

Air-conditioner business transferred from Matsushita Industrial Corporation Sdn. Bhd.(MAICO) to Panasonic Malaysia.

Panasonic Malaysia awarded MS 1SO 14001:1997 Standard Certification for Environmental Management Systems by SIRIM QAS International Sdn. Bhd.

Images of Panasonic Malaysia in 2006

Launch of Kid Witness global video education programme.

Kunio Nakamura, Chairman of Panasonic Corporation awarded Datukship by DYMM
Yang DiPertuan Agung

Images of Panasonic Malaysia in 2007

Panasonic Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. celebrates 30th Anniversary.

Panasonic Malaysia jointly contributed with Panasonic Group of Companies the sum of
RM70,364.04 to the Yogyakarta Earthquake Relief Fund

Images of Panasonic Malaysia in 2008

Received the first Brand Laureate Award in the Corporate Branding
Category – Best Brands Electronic Appliances.

Images of Panasonic Malaysia in 2009

Panasonic Malaysia Logistics and Distribution Centre groundbreaking ceremony.

Introduced Mottaintai to pre-school children.

ECO exhibition at Mid V alley Exhibition Hall.

Images of Panasonic Malaysia in 2010

Appointment of first Malaysian MD, Jeff Lee.

Participated in first IGEM exhibition.

ECO exhibition at Mid V alley Exhibition Hall.

Images of Panasonic Malaysia in 2011

Panasonic Malaysia declared ‘Panasonic Energy for an ECONATION’.

Promoting eco initiatives
- ECONATION CENTRE and iGEM 2011.

Showcased the world’s largest 152” 3D Plasma
TV at Universal Walk, Genting.

Images of Panasonic Malaysia in 2012

New headquarters expected to be completed in 2012 and will be recognised as a Green Building with Green Building Index (GBI) rating.