Panasonic reorganises European operation
Worldwide Olympic Partner Panasonic has announced that it is forming a new company, Panasonic System Communications Company Europe (PSCEU), which will integrate a dozen different B2B product categories, project management and services into one organisation. “With 5001 people dedicated to offering customers a single point of vendor contact, project management and integration services, the new company offers a portfolio of technology for capturing, computing and communicating all forms of data: voice, image and text,” says a statement.The new PSCEU is made up of four business divisions:
- Communication Solutions including professional scanners, multifunctional printers, telephony systems and HD video conferencing systems.
- Visual System Solutions including projectors, interactive whiteboards, presentation aids and displays. Panasonic is the European market leader in the System & Installation category of projectors (>5000 Lumen excl. D-Cinema) with a 28% global revenue share2.
- Professional Camera Solutions including professional audio visual, security and integrated machine vision (IMV) technology. Panasonic is one of the top two professional camera vendors in Europe.
- Computer Product Solutions including the Toughbook range of rugged notebooks, Toughpad business tablets and electronic point of sales (EPOS) systems. Panasonic Toughbook is European rugged notebook market leader with 62.9% market share in 20103
Masaki Arizono, Managing Director of Panasonic System Communications Company Europe, said: “Panasonic products have always helped make our customers’ working lives better. With our new organisation, we also make our customers’ lives simpler and can add more value through services and solutions. No other company in Europe has such a capability in our market.”