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Panasonic Opens “Panasonic Solution & Innovation Center Thailand”, a State-of-the-Art Showroom

Press Release   •  Sep 13, 2016 14:45 SGT

9 September 2016, Bangkok, Thailand - Panasonic Corporation announces today on its opening of the “Panasonic Solution & Innovation Center Thailand” in Bangkok. The center is established as the company’s Factory Automation (FA) showroom in Southeast Asia, aimed at showcasing highly-efficient manufacturing technologies and equipment.

In today’s highly digitised world, demand for smart phones, wearable devices and other electronics are expanding rapidly. Within those electronics products, built-in printed circuit board is a necessity and plays an important role. “Panasonic Solution & Innovation Center Thailand” showcases the company’s suite of manufacturing technologies such as auto-insertion and surface mount machines, which are designed for insertion and mounting of electronic components in high-density printed circuit board.

This innovation center features not only Panasonic’s latest chip mounter and welding machine, but also peripheral equipment from other partners which include component tower and inspection machines. This synergy highlights the importance of network compatibility and technological interconnectedness; and their contribution to the success of Industry 4.0 and IoT-supported manufacturing line.This innovation center is operated and managed by Panasonic Industrial Devices Sales (Thailand) Co., Ltd.

At the “Panasonic Solution & Innovation Center Thailand”, customers can experience actual manufacturing process of printed circuit board and welding machines by bringing their own materials and electronic components for trial production. The center is also equipped with a seminar hall and conference room to facilitate technical seminars and events relating to factory automation. Through these approaches, the center aims to maximise its value for customers.

Panasonic opened a FA showroom in Chicago, USA, in July 2016. Jakarta, Indonesia, and Hanoi, Vietnam, are in the pipeline as the company expands its factory automation business globally.

Outline of Panasonic Solution & Innovation Center Thailand

Name Panasonic Solution & Innovation Center Thailand
Address 1643/7 New Petchaburi Road, Makkasan,Ratchathewi, Bangkok
Square footage 480 square meter, two floors
Main exhibits Chip mounter, Odd-shape component insertion machine, Screen printer, Reflow, Inspection machine, Welding machine, etc
Opening period September 9, 2016

Reference

Chicago City

Name Cloud9 Innovation Center
Address 1000 Asbury Drive, Buffalo Grove
Opening period July 14, 2016

Jakarta City

Name Panasonic Solution & Innovation Center Indonesia
Address Grha Manajemen YMG, J1.RAYA Bogor Km.29,Jakarta
Opening schedule End of September, 2016

Hanoi City

Name Panasonic Solution & Innovation Center Vietnam
Address Plot J1-J2 thang long Ind. Park, Dong Anh Dist,,Hanoi
Opening schedule Beginning of October, 2016

For further information on the “Panasonic Solution & Innovation Center Thailand”, please contact:

Telephone: +66 2693 3416-17 Ext.1504

e-mail: kondou.naruhiko@jp.panasonc.com

For more information on Panasonic Factory Automation solution business, please visit http://industrial.panasonic.com/ww/products/fa-welding/fa

About Panasonic

Panasonic Corporation is a worldwide leader in the development of diverse electronics technologies and solutions for customers in the consumer electronics, housing, automotive, enterprise solutions and device industries. Since its founding in 1918, the company has expanded globally and now operates 474 subsidiaries and 94 associated companies worldwide, recording consolidated net sales of 7.553 trillion yen for the year ended March 31, 2016. Committed to pursuing new value through innovation across divisional lines, the company uses its technologies to create a better life and a better world for its customers. To learn more about Panasonic: http://www.panasonic.com/global.

About Panasonic Asia Pacific

Panasonic Asia Pacific provides the whole range of the brand’s products and solutions across the Southeast Asia and Oceania (APAC) region, covering 27 countries including 10 offices in Australia, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

Based in Singapore, Panasonic Asia Pacific regional headquarters focuses on creating A Better Life, A Better World by promoting its Business-to-Business portfolio such as in the housing industry and developer solutions business, while maintaining solid Business-to-Consumer growth. The region has 37 manufacturing sites, supporting Panasonic’s global production activities in the housing, system solutions, agriculture, energy solutions, appliances, components and devices sectors. For more information: http://panasonicapac.mynewsdesk.com/