Ten fun facts about Panasonic
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Panasonic came into existence in the year 1918 and is one of the world’s foremost electronics manufacturers today.
Before it became Panasonic in the year 2008, the company was known as the Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. The company headquarters are located in Kadoma, Osaka, which is in Japan.
The company is the fourth biggest producer of television sets worldwide and one of the most recognizable electronic brands out there.
Along with the Tokyo Stock Exchange, the company is also listed on the New York Stock Exchange as well, showcasing its global standing and might.Fact 5
It originated as a duplex lamp sockets wholesaler, starting with the production of bicycle lamps and eventually becoming a full-blown electronics giant today that forays into the production of various electronic devices and parts.Fact 6
Panasonic had many Japanese plants operating during the time of the Second World War that were responsible for the manufacturing of electronic parts like motors, irons as well as light fixtures.Fact 7
Since the Olympics in Seoul in 1988, the company has remained one of the top level sponsors of the Olympic Games.Fact 8
Television set production started in the United States after successful meetings with American electronics dealers in 1961.Fact 9
Panasonic was the owner of Universal Studios from 1990 to 1995, and when it was under Panasonic’s possession it was called the Music Corporation of America.Fact 10
From 1975 to 1989 the company was the official sponsor for the Boston Celtics. Go to more business facts ❯
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