Panasonic Electric Works Corp. of America

In 1974 Panasonic Electric Works Corporation of America, formerly Aromat was established as a 100% subsidiary of Matsushita Electric Works, Ltd. "MEW". Since then we have emerged as a supplier of choice in the electronic components and device industries. The principles and aspirations of Konosuke Matsushita, the world-renowned industrialist who founded both MEW and Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd guide our operations to this day. In keeping with his commitment to local procurement, manufacture and service to the community, our network of sales offices, sales representatives, distributors and R&D laboratories ensure that our products meet the needs of North, Central and South America.

  • 1918 - Konosuke Matsushita established Matsushita Electric Housewares Manufacturing started manufacturing and sale of wiring devices
  • 1935 - Matsushita Electric Co., LTD established as one of Matsushita’s divisional companies. Manufactured and sold wiring devices, synthetic resins and conduits tubes
  • 1945 - Renamed as Matsushita Electric Works, LTD.(MEW)
  • 1952 - Started manufacturing fluorescent light devices• 1955 - Started marketing hair dryers and electric shavers
  • 1958 - Started marketing plastic laminate products
  • 1974 - Aromat Corporation established as 100% subsidiary of MEW
  • 1981 - Entered security systems, health care and factory automation (FA) market
  • 1984 - Established Aromat Canada, Inc.• 1996 - Established Aromat Mexicana S. A. de C. V. in Mexicali, Mexico
  • 2005 - Renamed as Panasonic Electric Works Corporation of America. Renamed as Panasonic Electric Works Canada, Inc.  Renamed as Panasonic Electric Works Mexicana
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