History in Panasonic Malaysia
Matsushita Sales & Service Sdn Bhd (MASCO) established.
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.
Konosuke Matsushita awarded “Tan Sri” title by YAB Dato’ Hussein Onn, Prime Minister of Malaysia. .
MASCO moves into own building at Lot 10, Jalan 13/2, Petaling Jaya.
Sponsorship of 15th SEA Games.
Launch of nationwide sales & service network coverage.
MASCO changes name to National Panasonic Malaysia (NPM).
1st billion in sales achieved.
National Panasonic Malaysia celebrates 20th Anniversary.
Official opening of Kuantan & Kota Bahru branches.
Official opening of National Panasonic Malaysia Distribution Centre.
Panasonic becomes title sponsor for F1 Toyota Racing Team
Won Reader’s Digest Superbrand award for the first time.
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.
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.
Launch of Kid Witness global video education programme.
Kunio Nakamura, Chairman of Panasonic Corporation awarded Datukship by DYMM Yang DiPertuan Agong
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
Received the first Brand Laureate Award in the Corporate Branding Category – Best Brands Electronic Appliances.
Introduced Eco Ideas campaign.
Introduced Eco Ideas campaign. Panasonic Malaysia together with Panasonic Group of Companies donated RM34 million Sports Complex to Ministry of Youth
Panasonic Malaysia launched Lumix Club Facebook
Panasonic Malaysia Logistics and Distribution Centre groundbreaking ceremony.
Introduced Mottaintai to pre-school children.
ECO exhibition at Mid Valley Exhibition Hall.
Appointment of first Malaysian MD, Jeff Lee.
Participated in first IGEM exhibition.
ECO exhibition at Mid V alley Exhibition Hall.
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.
New headquarters expected to be completed in 2012 and will be recognised as a Green Building with Green Building Index (GBI) rating.
History of Panasonic
The history of Panasonic goes back to when Konosuke Matsushita founded Matsushita Electric Housewares Manufacturing Works in 1918. See how the company evolved and developed into one of the leading electronics companies in the world today.
The Founder, Konosuke Matsushita
Learn about the founder of Panasonic and how he developed his business into a leading global corporation.
The museum introduces the life of Konosuke Matsushita and the numerous milestones that have marked the Panasonic's development.
Panasonic Corporation and The Mainichi Newspapers agreed to undertake a joint time capsule project in celebration of the Japan World Exposition 1970: EXPO '70.