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Panasonic Corporation

Company namePanasonic Corporation
Company typePublic
IndustryConsumer electronics
FoundedOsaka, Japan
(March 13, 1918)
Founder(s)Konosuke Matsushita
HeadquartersKadoma, Osaka
Area servedWorldwide
Key peopleKunio Nakamura
Masayuki Matsushita
(Vice Chairman)
Fumio Ohtsubo
ProductsSee products listing
Revenue(+) US$ 104.88 billion (2011)
Operating income(+) US$ 3.68 billion (2011)
Net income(+) US$ 893 million (2011)
Total assets(+) US$ 94.38 billion (2011)
Total equity(+) US$ 30.87 billion (2011)
Employees365,899 (2011)
SubsidiaryPanasonic EV Energy Co

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Since its founding in 1918, it has grown to become one of the largest Japanese electronics producers along with Sony and Toshiba. In addition to electronics, Panasonic offers non-electronic products and services such as home renovation services. Panasonic was ranked the 89th-largest company in the world in 2009 by the Forbes Global 2000 and is among the Worldwide Top 20 Semiconductor Sales Leaders.

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