Panasonic Battery History

An outline of the major products that shaped our history, including a number of notable events from SANYO, a company Panasonic acquired in 2010. Development and release of battery-powered shell lamps In March 1923, Konosuke Matsushita, founder of the business that would later become Panasonic, successfully developed a cannonball-shaped battery-powered shell lamp for bicycles. It…

Japanese Quality Management

The Japanese have had phenomenal impact on world markets. Many industries, such as electronics, cameras, watches, motorcycles, machine tools, automotive products, shipbuilding, and even some aspects of aerospace are either dominated by Japanese firms or are heavily impacted by them. Many people mistakenly attribute this phenomenon strictly to cultural differences. The vision of dedicated Japanese…