Factory Equipment & Software

The factory of the future starts here

Leading manufacturers demand production line precision. Using advanced robotics, IoT capabilities and software that integrates automation systems across the enterprise, we help our customers unlock new value.

Smart supply chains

Panasonic’s manufacturing solutions are used by four of the five leading smartphone makers, eight of the ten leading auto makers, and hundreds of other companies from agriculture to aerospace.

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Precision manufacturing

Precision manufacturing

Use high-level error proofing to optimize productivity, accuracy and quality control on any assembly line.

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Synchronized assembly

Synchronized assembly

Why production managers blend error-proofing, torque-testing and quality control monitoring with airhose-free operation.

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cloud9 Innovation Center

cloud9 Innovation Center

Our cloud9 Innovation Center collaborative lab highlights best-in-class complementary tech companies.

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High-mix manufacturing

High-mix manufacturing

Customer demands, competitive and cost pressures are driving improvements in the way manufacturers develop and introduce products.

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Precision manufacturing

Measuring torque in fastening applications is crucial and cannot be overlooked on any assembly line. Without it, quality control KPIs in manufacturing processes cannot be consistently met. 

To meet design specifications, mechanical engineers use transducers to calibrate all types of assembly tools before they are activated on a live assembly line. First, to measure accurate torque output of the tool, then to verify the repeatability of a tool’s output throughout its lifecycle on a given application. 

Panasonic Intelligent Torque Transducers can calibrate, test and certify any type of torque tool used on a manufacturing line. From there, by integrating qualifiers into your fastening applications you can take your plant to even higher standards of quality control.

Panasonic qualifiers not only provide a path to high-level error proofing, they help reduce downtime and promote production efficiency. It’s never been easier to wirelessly automate plant floor efficiencies such as setting torque levels, enable/disable tools, and control assembly line accessories across sequences and workstations.
 

Synchronized assembly

Whether building cars, tractors, aircraft or electronic equipment, your customer’s satisfaction is the ultimate end game. A zero-defects strategy goes a long way toward achieving your quality control objectives. Bigger rewards come in the form of reduced product recalls, improved worker and consumer safety, a trusted brand image and a growing bottom line.

If you’re running a manufacturing line where quality assurance and adherence to standards are critical, Panasonic delivers a complete cordless assembly solution for you. Production managers and quality control professionals at the world’s leading manufacturers increasingly rely on the scalability and versatility of Panasonic Assembly Tools.
 

The cloud9 collaborative laboratory highlights several total line solutions combining Industry 4.0 functionality, award-winning hardware and software, and process expertise with world-class support.

High-mix manufacturing

The market advantages of high-variation/ low-volume production are clear: better customization to customer demand, improved responsiveness and lower inventory requirements. Unfortunately, this approach is blamed for yielding lower quality. It doesn’t have to be that way.

Whether cultivating internally-born ideas as an OEM or responding to customer requirements as an EMS, the manufacturing process is mission critical in reducing “time-to-market” and increasing your company’s success. Panasonic provides essential solutions for effective high-mix production.