News Releases

Jan.1, 2012
Panasonic Corporation Industrial Devices Company

Foundation of the Industrial Devices Company within Panasonic Corporation

The Panasonic group has been promoting the “Transformation Project” to achieve strong growth and to become the No.1 Green Innovation Company in the Electronics Industry by 2018. As of Jan. 1, 2012, Panasonic will merge the following Panasonic group divisions and companies from the industrial devices segment to form the new Industrial Device Company.

Corporate Industrial Marketing and Sales Division
Semiconductor Company
Panasonic Electronic Devices Co., Ltd.
Panasonic Electronic Devices Japan Co., Ltd.
Automation Controls Business Unit and Electronic Materials Business Unit, Panasonic Electric Works Co., Ltd.

We will strive to maximize our value by further strengthening our contacts with customers. Our global teams will make sustained efforts to provide the most attractive products and solutions.

The merger of Panasonic Electronic Devices Co., Ltd. and Panasonic Electronic Devices Japan Co., Ltd. into Panasonic Corporation will be effective on April 1, 2012.

“Overview of Panasonic Corporation Industrial Devices Company”

Date of foundation

Jan.1, 2012


Toshiaki Kobayashi

Head office location

1006 Kadoma, Kadoma City, Osaka 571-8501

Our businesses

Development, manufacture and marketing of electronic devices, electronic materials, semiconductors, optical storage devices, etc.

Sales offices after Jan.1, 2012

No change (There may be some changes to the names of sales organizations.)