About Us

Creating New Life with Energy

For more than 90 years, Panasonic has been creating products trusted for performance, safety, and reliability. Our technology is driven by scientific research as we find new ways to extend endurance and improve safety. Passion for quality has led to the supply of over 200 billion dry batteries* to more than 120 countries. With ongoing commitment to sustainability, we’re leading the way to new life and new possibilities.

* As of November 2016

Leading Energy Solutions for the Future Leading Energy Solutions for the Future

Panasonic’s vision for the future centers on developing products that offer you convenience, performance, and sustainability. We’re delivering on that with the supply of sophisticated lithium-ion battery technology for electric vehicles and the development of solar energy, particularly for people in remote areas. We are committed to improving quality of life, not only for people today, but for generations to come as well.


A Change for the Better

Panasonic supports the tech leaders of today as a key partner in EV development, sponsoring events and teams in solar events around the world.

World Solar Challenge

World Solar Challenge

We support the World Solar Challenge as supplier of HIT® and lithium-ion technology to the Tokai University team.


EV Race Partner

Panasonic supports the Ene-1 GP SUZUKA event by supplying 40 AA-size eneloop cells that power each student-designed vehicle.

Manned Flight Challenge

Manned Flight Challenge

Tokai University aimed at a world record by flying about 3.6 km in an aircraft powered by 640 EVOLTA cells.

Our Manufacturing Philosophy An Advanced Global Approach to Battery Production Our Manufacturing Philosophy An Advanced Global Approach to Battery Production

Panasonic’s approach covers four key areas: research and development, production, quality control, and environmental responsibility. The guiding principles of continual product improvement and the strictest quality control are governed by a desire to deliver premium-value products to customers with the least possible impact on the environment.

More than 200 billion* batteries sold worldwide

Since Panasonic first began in-house production of dry batteries in 1931, we have shipped more than 200,000,000,000 cells to all corners of the globe. And while we continue to drive battery performance evolution forward, one thing hasn’t changed: our desire to provide clean, safe, affordable energy to people from all walks of life.

More than 180 billion batteries sold worldwide

Research & Development Research & Development

Developing High-Quality, High-Capacity Batteries

Continual research into materials, processes, and system technology at our lab facilities has kept Panasonic at the forefront of battery development. A focus on improving safety and endurance has resulting in high-value products that exceed customer expectations in every respect.

Developing Quality High-Capacity Batteries

Producing Products Without Specified Harmful Substances

Panasonic Manganese batteries contain no lead, mercury, or cadmium, while our Coin batteries contain zero mercury.

Reducing Use of Harmful Substances

Manufacturing Manufacturing

Integral Computer-Controlled Production Lines

Almost all batteries are made on fully automated and computer-controlled production lines for superior consistency of quality and greater efficiency.

Integral Computer-Controlled Production Lines

Contaminant-free Manufacturing Facilities

The vast majority of our products are made in contaminant-free clean rooms that exceed industry environmental standards. Advanced techniques ensure the same consistent quality no matter where our products are purchased.

Contaminant-free Clean Facilities

Quality Control Quality Control

Best Quality Control

We lead in quality with the industry’s largest testing facilities. All of the two million cells we make each year are subjected to severe five-category testing covering discharge performance, leak resistance, shelf life, performance in extreme environments, and product stability over time.

Pursuing Better Quality Batteries

Environmental Efforts Environmental Efforts

Eco-friendly Processes and Design

Panasonic is committed to reducing its impact on the environment by reducing harmful emissions.

Eco-friendly Processes and Design

The Green Certification System and eneloop

In compliance with Green Certificate System, eneloop batteries are charged with solar power prior to sale*, helping to create a Clean Energy Loop.

* Through the green power certification system

Eco-friendly Processes and Design

Sharing technical expertise with the world Sharing technical expertise with the world

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Head Office

Panasonic Corporation Energy Device Business Division
1-1 Matsushita-cho, Moriguchi City, Osaka 570-8511, Japan


Primary Battery, Rechargeble Battery, Charger, Coin Battery, Micro Battery, Photo Lithium
Battery, Cordless Phone Battery, LED Torch Light, Bulb Torch Light, Mobile Power Supply,
Solar Lantern, Solar Light


Panasonic Energy Corporation of America
Panasonic Energy Belgium N.V.
Panasonic Energy Poland S.A.
Panasonic Energy Tanzania Co., Ltd.
Panasonic Energy (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
Panasonic Energy India Co., Ltd.
Panasonic Carbon India Co., Ltd.
PT.Panasonic Gobel Energy Indonesia
Panasonic Energy (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
Panasonic Energy (Wuxi) Co., Ltd.
Panasonic Centroamericana S.A.
Panasonic Peruana S.A.
Panasonic do Brasil Limitada

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eneloop History
For 10 years, eneloop has been trusted in more than 80 countries globally with over 400 million cells shipped.