Panasonic Energy Blog
Get the latest news about Panasonic's new EV battery facility in De Soto, Kansas.
The construction teams bringing our new De Soto facility to life
The SSOE Group is the provider of primary engineering design and architectural design oversight. Construction jointly lead by a venture team of the Kansas City operation of Turner Construction Co. and Nashville-based Yates Construction.
New EV battery facility goes vertical
This spring, we celebrated “going vertical” on the site of our new EV battery facility! On April 26, workers at our De Soto, Kansas, site erected the new facility’s first steel beam, marking a major milestone achievement for the biggest economic development project in Kansas history.
Behind the scenes: How STEM Fest became a celebration of collaboration
To commemorate the first anniversary of breaking ground in Kansas, we wanted to do something for (and with) the community as a way of saying thank you for welcoming us to the region. The result was a two-day celebration made possible by the participation and enthusiasm of our new neighbors.
Panasonic Foundation, NASA and NIA host “A Space For All” STEM Fest in Kansas
Panasonic celebrated one year since breaking ground on our new EV battery production facility in De Soto, Kansas, by collaborating with NASA and the National Institute of Aerospace to host a free, fun, family-friendly event focused on STEM education and career opportunities.