Panasonic presence in Vietnam since 1950s, and marked its official presence in Vietnam in 1971 with the first plant in aiming to contribute to Vietnam society through activities ranging from R&D, manufacturing, sales & distribution and Corporate social responsibilities (CSR).
Panasonic Vietnam (PV) is the first 100% foreign invested company to assume the role of the country headquarter in Vietnam. As of July 2013, Panasonic Vietnam Group comprises of eight companies including Panasonic Vietnam and its sales division of Panasonic Sales Vietnam (PSV), Panasonic Research & Development Center Vietnam (PRDCV), five manufacturing companies including Panasonic AVC Networks Vietnam (PAVCV), Panasonic Appliances Vietnam (PAPVN), Panasonic System Networks Vietnam (PSNV), Panasonic Industrial Devices Vietnam (PIDVN), Panasonic Life Solutions Vietnam (PLSVN), and the Panasonic Insurance Service Vietnam (PISVN). The Group currently employs a total workforce of about 7,000 people. In Vietnam, Panasonic is one among those enterprises that place great emphasis on social activities surrounding education and environment.