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Mar 29, 2011

Panasonic Announces Additional Aid for Japan Earthquake Victims

Osaka, Japan - Panasonic Corporation announced today the company will donate one unit of Panasonic's Life Innovation Container to aid victims of the earthquake which struck the northeast region of Japan on March 11.

The Life Innovation Container is equipped with solar modules and power storage batteries. It will be installed at a local disaster task force at Bay Side Arena in Minami-Sanrikucho, Miyagi Prefecture to provide power to communication facilities.

Panasonic has already committed 300 million yen monetary contributions and in-kind donations of 10,000 units each of radios and flashlights and 500,000 dry batteries on March 12 and 4,000 units of solar LED lanterns on March 15.

Panasonic and its employees express deep sympathy for victims and sincerely hope for swift recovery of the areas affected by the disaster.

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Panasonic Corporation is a worldwide leader in the development and manufacture of electronic products for a wide range of consumer, business, and industrial needs. Based in Osaka, Japan, the company recorded consolidated net sales of 7.42 trillion yen (US$79.4 billion) for the year ended March 31, 2010. The company's shares are listed on the Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya and New York (NYSE:PC) stock exchanges. For more information on the company and the Panasonic brand, visit the company's website at http://panasonic.net/.

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