||The Predecessor of Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. founded
||Renamed Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.
||Matsushita Communication Industrial Co., Ltd. established
||Ultrasound diagnostic equipment launched
||Lasers treatment equipment for hospitals launched
||ME sales office started as a sales organization for Matsushita Group’s medical devices.
||Healthcare Business Company established as an in-house company of Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.
||Healthcare Business Company transferred to Panasonic Shikoku Electronics Co., Ltd.