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Panasonic ends production of LCD (TV) panels in Japan!

PANASONIC's VIERA-x1-LCD-series

PANASONIC’s VIERA-x1-LCD-series

 

“Panasonic Corp. has decided to withdraw from TV panel production amid fierce competition from foreign rivals, in particular in China and South Korea, company sources said Tuesday.

The Osaka-based company will end production at its sole liquid crystal display plant in the city of Himeji, Hyogo Prefecture, by the end of September, as it expects no improvement in its profitability.

Panasonic’s withdrawal will leave Sharp Corp. as the sole Japanese electronics maker making LCD panels for TVs in Japan.

Although Panasonic will halt TV panel production, it will continue making LCD TVs using panels procured from manufacturers in South Korea and elsewhere, the sources said.

Meanwhile, Panasonic will continue producing LCD panels for other purposes and bolster the LCD businesses for vehicles and medical devices, where growth is expected.”  (Japan Times)

 

Another blow for Audio-Video & Electronics Manufacturing in Japan! Is this a business of the past? What do you think?

 

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PANASONIC to stop PDP (Plasma Display Panels) production!

What a pity! When introduced 15 years ago, PDP was the “future” in terms of TV Display, featuring a superior image quality!

Times have changed and Japanese Electronics Giants have to constantly change/restructure/reorganize!

http://www.forbes.com/sites/stephenharner/2013/10/15/whither-japan-stocks-panasonic-sony-and-sharp/?goback=%2Egmp_4385902%2Egde_4385902_member_5798053444665237507#%21


Better sell Life Insurance products, rather than Electronics ?

Exiting Electronics Business is an issue faced by many (Japanese) electronics manufacturers.

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/28/business/global/sonys-bread-and-butter-its-not-electronics.html?

According to you, what should they do ?

 


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