Panasonic Corporation announced that, following the earthquake and tsunami that struck the northern region of Japan on March 11, the company is supporting relief efforts through financial and product donations.
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Unedited press release follows:
Panasonic Commits Monetary and In-kind Donations to Support Earthquake Victims in Japan
Osaka, Japan – Panasonic Corporation, a world leading consumer electronics company, announced today the company has committed 300 million yen monetary contributions and in-kind donations of 10,000 units each of radios and flashlights and 500,000 dry batteries to aid victims and support the recovery of areas affected by the strong earthquake that struck Tohoku area on March 11.
Panasonic and its employees express deep condolences for victims of the earthquake and sincerely hope for swift recovery of the people and areas in Japan affected by the disaster.
Panasonic Corporation is a worldwide leader in the development and manufacture of electronic products for a wide range of consumer, business, and industrial needs. Based in Osaka, Japan, the company recorded consolidated net sales of 7.42 trillion yen (US$79.4 billion) for the year ended March 31, 2010. The company’s shares are listed on the Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya and New York (NYSE:PC) stock exchanges.