Japan (JP)

OpenCorporation rating: 56.35 on 100

Ranking 2020: 131 on 568 companies

Primary and secondary NACE classification:
• Manufacture of electric domestic appliances (2751)
• Manufacture of electronic components (2611)

Company description

This company, formerly known as Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. Ltd., is engaged in the manufacture and wholesale distribution of household appliances and electronic products. The company was founded by Konosuke Matsushita in 1918 to sell duplex lamp sockets. The main business office of the company is located in Kadoma, Japan. The company offers a wide range of products such as video and audio equipment, and information and communications equipment, such as AV, security, electronic, Internet-enabled equipment, flat-panel and plasma TVs, blu-ray disc and DVD recorders, digital video cameras, personal computers, and mobile phones; and automotive electronics, including car navigation systems, engine control units, and batteries. It also provides semiconductor products, electronic devices, batteries, and electric motors for use in home appliances, industrial equipment, AV equipment, and office products. In addition, the company caters home appliances comprising refrigerators, room air conditioners, washing machines and clothes dryers, and vacuum cleaners, as well as lighting and environmental systems. Further, it manufactures, sells, installs, and provides services related to various products that include electrical construction materials, home appliances, building products, electronic materials, and automation controls; and develops living spaces with a focus on detached housing, asset management, and home remodeling businesses.The company is considered one of the largest electronic product manufacturers in the world, with more than 600 companies. It strives to become a customer value creation company that provides safety, security, comfort and convenience in line with its visions of contributing to a ubiquitous networking society and coexisting with the global environment. It is a global company with operations, through its subsidiaries, in Germany, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Peru, Japan, the Philippines, China, Tanzania, Costa Rica, Brazil, the United States, Singapore, the Czech Republic, and Taiwan. The company serves consumers, industrial and business corporations, governments and other institutions, electric and electronic equipment manufacturers, automotive manufacturers, and other machinery makers.

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