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Panasonic Reorganizes Its Phone Systems Unit

Panasonic Communications Company of North America to offer communication and networking solutions for home and business.


Jason Knott · April 7, 2009

Panasonic is combining its communications solutions and document management groups into the reformulated Panasonic Communications Company of North America, the company has announced.

This new organization brings together product lines in

  • business telephony
  • document management
  • interactive collaboration tools

The company says the reorg positions it to deliver “comprehensive solutions for education, professional services, government, healthcare, retail and more.”

The new group will be led by Bill Taylor, who will be president, and Nick Miyake, who will be executive vice president.

Offerings from the Panasonic Communications Company of North America will include communication and networking solutions for home and business, including cordless phones, network cameras and multi-function printers.

“The new company enables Panasonic to bring together key strengths that we possess in communications systems with a wide range of networkable document management solutions,” says Taylor.

He adds that the new company positions Panasonic for “sustained growth” in consumer and commercial applications.



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Jason Knott is Chief Content Officer for Emerald Expositions Connected Brands. Jason has covered low-voltage electronics as an editor since 1990, serving as editor and publisher of Security Sales & Integration. He joined CE Pro in 2000 and serves as Editor-in-Chief of that brand. He served as chairman of the Security Industry Association’s Education Committee from 2000-2004 and sat on the board of that association from 1998-2002. He is also a former board member of the Alarm Industry Research and Educational Foundation. He has been a member of the CEDIA Business Working Group since 2010. Jason graduated from the University of Southern California. Have a suggestion or a topic you want to read more about? Email Jason at jason.knott@emeraldexpo.com

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