Secaucus, N.J. - Panasonic
Corporation of North America today announced that the HVAC products group of
Sanyo North America's commercial solutions division will officially be
integrated into Panasonic's North American operations on Oct. 1.
The unit, which is
responsible for sales and service for commercial and consumer HVAC products,
will be called the Panasonic air conditioning group.
The HVAC operation is
the first Sanyo unit to become part of Panasonic in North America, the
companies said, noting that the move will start the process of incorporating
North American units of Sanyo Electric into Panasonic's operations in this
region. The process of integrating Sanyo
business units is one of the outcomes of Panasonic's acquisition of Sanyo
Electric, which became final on April 1.