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Panasonic celebrates double anniversary at Mallorca convention

In February, Panasonic hosted a three-day celebratory convention in Mallorca. 2000 customers and 200 press from 42 different countries attended to mark 100 years since Panasonic was founded and 60 years of heating and cooling innovation.

Laurent Abadie, chief executive of Panasonic Europe, delivered an introductory speech at the convention.

The annual convention, held at the Palau de Congressos in Palma, Mallorca, saw Panasonic celebrate key milestones with the people that continue to help grow and support the brand – its customers.

The heating and cooling side of Panasonic’s business was developed in 1958, with this year marking 60 years of sustainable and reliable products within the HVAC industry. 

Tony Nielsen, UK marketing manager fpr Panasonic Heating and Cooling said: “Panasonic is a brand trusted by many and to repay that trust, Panasonic constantly invests in R&D to deliver new and innovative products to the market that will further benefit their customers and their environment. The diversification Panasonic has shown throughout the years demonstrates that they are not afraid to take steps into new territories.”

During the event, attendees were given a tour of the accommodation in which they were staying, Hotel OD Port Portals. The hotel is installed with Panasonic ECOi two way and GHP ECO G plus DHW solutions, which have helped to reduce energy usage by 73 percent and contributed to significant cost savings in comparison to if solar panels had been installed.

Several upcoming products were also showcased at the event. Guests were given an exclusive preview of new HVAC innovations, including CO2 condenser units for the retail market; the datanavi app, which provides instant product information and service history details directly to a mobile device; and a new floor console, which features Panasonic’s air purifying technology, nanoe X.

Speakers at the event included Dr Ayesha Khanna, chief executive and co-founder of Addo Al. An expert in smart city innovation, she explained what the next 30 years may look like with the development of smart cities. Panasonic Europe’s chief executive Laurent Abadie also shared insights into what the future holds for the company and its continuing commitment to a better world.

Mr Abadie concluded: “In the next 10 years we will see more innovation in mobility then we have seen over the last 100 years. Electrification, connectivity and automisation will be at the heart of this major revolution. By embracing change, we will maintain our unwavering dedication to leading-edge craftsmanship, performance, and style, and our ultimate commitment to creating A Better Life, A Better World.”

Panasonic will be celebrating its double anniversary at various events throughout 2018, such as at Mostra Convegna in Milan this March, at Pavilion 15 Stand U31 V35, where it will be showcasing a selection of innovative HVAC products and unveiling some new additions.


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