Panasonic has announced that cumulative production of its water pumps in Indonesian factory, Panasonic Manufacturing Indonesia (PMI) has reached 30 million units(*1) in April this year, approximately 30 years since the company started manufacturing National (now Panasonic) brand water pumps in Indonesia in 1988. A ceremony to mark the achievement was held on August 8. These water pumps have also been exported to neighboring Southeast Asian countries and the Middle East, contributing to creating a better living environment across the globe.
PMI has the only global factory that manufactures Panasonic, SANYO and KDK brand water pumps. Export to neighboring countries started in 1992 to Malaysia, followed by Vietnam in 1998, Myanmar in 1999. In 2016, the sales saw an expansion to the Middle East. Going beyond the borders of Indonesia, Panasonic has been contributing to a better living environment for people in other parts of Southeast Asia and the Middle East through the water supply business.
Panasonic will continue to globally contribute to a better water supply environment in countries in Asia and the Middle East leveraging the strength of technical and brand power fostered in Indonesia.