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

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The Panasonic Museum aims to pass on Konosuke Matsushita's lofty goal, and the products, technologies and passion of its predecessors; the museum was established for everyone, to pass on the "heart" of Panasonic to future generations.

Panasonic Corporation and The Mainichi Newspapers agreed to undertake a joint time capsule project in celebration of the Japan World Exposition 1970: EXPO '70.