SAN DIEGO, CA (January 28, 2019) – Intelligently integrating the physical and digital worlds to create ultra-customized Smart Factory Solutions for any size company and any size component, will showcase technologies at the show that help customers cut costs, increase quality and efficiency at scale.
Panasonic has been serving the surface mount technology (SMT) industry for decades, starting with some of the world’s best-known technology brands. In recent years, a growing number of companies across an increasingly diverse set of industries from auto manufacturing, to medical devices, and lighting and signage companies – many using the latest LED displays – are relying on Panasonic technology. Panasonic’s Smart Factory Solutions serving these customers will be on display at this year’s APEX show:
Customization and Co-Creation are Cloud 9 for Customers
At the heart of Panasonic’s innovative products and services is , the SMT-focused innovation center located outside of Chicago. Each year hundreds of engineers and innovators visit Cloud9 looking for new, yet-to-be created solutions.
“From entrepreneurs to engineering teams from the world’s oldest manufacturing brands, Cloud9 is where our customers put our technology through its paces and pose their most challenging questions. The answers routinely turn into product offerings and solutions that address their business needs,” explains , senior vice president and chief digital officer for Panasonic. “For years we’ve been co-creating with our customers, and our hardware and software development cycles have been driven by their needs. That’s why we say with confidence that we offer Smart Factory Solutions for any mix, any volume.”
Preparing the Next Generation of Innovators
Panasonic is a title sponsor of this year’s panel discussion on the Importance of Education. Panasonic’s Semyon Lazerson and Lam Tse will participate in the discussion, part of . Panasonic has long been committed to fostering the next generation of talent, particularly through STEM initiatives, which is essential to ensuring the industry has the skilled workforce it needs to continue to flourish.
During the show, Panasonic will host students from six schools in the San Diego area at the company’s booth including the following high schools: Mission Hills, Otay Ranch, San Marcos, e3 Civic High, and North County Trade Tech. Panasonic experts will explain the leading smart factory solutions technology that draw on AI, cloud, and robotics technology. Through employee volunteerism, financial and in-kind support and through the Panasonic Foundation, the company has long supported education programs throughout the country.
“Gratitude and contributing to society are two of the seven guiding principles that have steered Panasonic through its first century in business,” Pandit said. “We’re honored to have the opportunity to encourage the next generation of technologists and leaders to tap into a love of STEM and hopefully discover careers in technology like so many of us at Panasonic.”
About Panasonic Corporation of North America
Newark, NJ-based Panasonic Corporation of North America is a leading technology partner and integrator to businesses, government agencies and consumers across the region. The company is the principal North American subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic Corporation and leverages its strengths in Immersive Entertainment, Sustainable Energy, Integrated Supply Chains and Mobility Solutions to enable its business-to-business customers. Panasonic was highlighted in Forbes Magazine’s Global 2000 ranking as one of the Top Ten Best Regarded Companies for 2017. The ranking is based on outstanding scores for trustworthiness, honesty with the public and superior performance of products and solutions. Learn more about Panasonic’s ideas and innovations at .