Panasonic launches new factory in Binh Duong province

September 30, 2021 | 09:47
Japanese tech giant Panasonic has completed a new factory in Binh Duong province in southern Vietnam and will start production and shipment of ceiling and ventilating fans from October 13.

This is the first factory in Panasonic Group to handle this product category in Vietnam, aiming to improve indoor air quality to better people's lives and promote the sustainable development of the country. In the future, a research and development department will also be established, allowing the site to integrate development, manufacturing, and sales.

In Vietnam, Panasonic has been introducing sustainable technologies and solutions that bring economic efficiency and supporting ventilation standardisation through a comprehensive co-operation with relevant ministries and organisations.

Located on a site of 49,995 square metres in Binh Duong, the new factory has a gross floor area of 24,066sq.m, which can be expanded in the future. With a total investment of $45 million, the factory will start by producing ceiling fans for the Vietnamese market this year and add ventilating fans in 2022; and aim to produce approximately three million units in 2025.

The site is expected to become a major production hub in the region producing ventilating products not only for the Vietnamese market but also for the whole of Southeast Asia, the Middle East, and Africa.

As of the first half of 2021, Panasonic held a large market share in Vietnam in the field of ceiling and ventilating fans. The operation of the new factory in Binh Duong helps Panasonic to build faster and advantageous supply chain in providing safety and health solutions and improving the indoor air quality to Vietnamese people.

Panasonic launches new factory in Binh Duong province
Panasonic launches new factory in Binh Duong province
Panasonic's ceiling fan (photo 1) and ceiling mount ventilation fan (photo 2)

In Vietnam, Panasonic has been introducing sustainable technologies and solutions that bring economic efficiency and supporting ventilation standardisation through comprehensive co-operation with relevant ministries and organisations.

In the future, Panasonic will also focus on training and developing local human resources, along with establishing a research and development department on indoor air quality solutions.

It will also continue to conduct activities such as local seminars and exhibitions on ventilation to showcase effective ventilation solutions in the Vietnamese market and help solve air quality problems.

This year, Panasonic Group marked its half-century anniversary in Vietnam. The new factory is an important step towards realising its ambitions to become a Total Wellness Solutions Providing Company, pioneering in human-oriented technology and offering solutions to critical social problems by improving indoor air quality and the environment.

By Anh Duc

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