Panasonic Industry Europe expands European Distribution Center in Pfaffenhofen

Investment in automated small-parts warehouse in the European logistics facility brings the company even closer to its customers

Panasonic Industry Europe has just expanded its European logistics centre to create an even closer link to the company’s customers in Pfaffenhofen, near Munich. The modernisation of the facility will be celebrated during a small ceremony at the site on 10 August.

Gerhard Reiprich, Project Head and Senior General Manager Logistic Operations at Panasonic, said: “This is a decisive step towards an automated, effective and state-of-the-art warehouse. Just one year ago, we had to manually remove small parts from racks. It was a work-intense and inefficient process.”

Johannes Spatz, Managing Director of Panasonic Industry Europe, added: “The investment of about 3 million euros represents the logical next step in our effort to increase our efficiency in the European market. Since we repositioned the company last October, our divisions have been working even more intensively to provide our customers in all areas with new solutions. The latest automation of the European logistics centre will clear the way for further integration, a change that will offer a clear benefit for the customer and provide maximum service delivered at optimal costs.”

Panasonic Industry offers a broad portfolio that ranges from electronic components, devices and modules to complete solutions and production facilities for assembly lines in a large number of industries. In the past, the logistics centre was primarily used to store components of Panasonic Electric Works Europe. By the end of the year, it will offer machinery replacement parts from the Factory Solutions Division throughout Europe. A planned hall addition may offer space for the components and systems of other divisions at some point in future.


Über Panasonic Industry Europe
Seit hundert Jahren ist Panasonic führend in der Fertigung und Entwicklung innovativer Technologien und Lösungen für die Elektronikindustrie. Weltweit gehören dazu Unterhaltungselektronik, Housing, Automobillösungen und das stark expandierende B2B-Geschäft. Unter der Panasonic Group vereinen sich 591 Tochtergesellschaften und 88 assoziierte Unternehmen, welche zum abgeschlossenen Geschäftsjahr am 31. März 2018 einen konsolidierten Nettoumsatz von 61.708 Milliarden Euro erzielten. Die Panasonic Industry Europe GmbH bietet europäischen Kunden elektronische Komponenten, Geräte und Module bis hin zu kompletten Lösungen und Produktionsmitteln für Fertigungsstraßen über unterschiedliche Industrien hinweg. Mehr unter: http://industry.panasonic.eu

About Panasonic Industry Europe
Panasonic has been a worldwide leader in the development of innovative technologies and solutions for the electronics industry for 100 years. On a global scale, the portfolio encompasses the expanding B2B business with solutions for the areas Living Space, Mobility, Industry, and consumer electronics. The Panasonic Group now operates 591 subsidiaries and 88 associated companies worldwide, recording consolidated net sales of 7.982 trillion yen for the year ended March 31, 2018. As part of the Group, Panasonic Industry Europe GmbH offers key electronic components, devices and modules up to complete solutions and production equipment for manufacturing lines across a broad range of industries to customers in Europe. More: http://industry.panasonic.eu

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