FARMINGTON HILLS — Panasonic Automotive Systems Co. of America, a division of Panasonic Corp. of North America, announced it has relocated its Michigan offices from Southfield to Farmington Hills.
The move is part of the company’s strategic expansion to support its growing business while allowing the company to consolidate business locations and expand local engineering and development capabilities.
The 91,000-square-foot facility, located at 37101 Corporate Drive, near 12 Mile and Halsted Road, houses the company’s senior management team, advanced engineering groups, systems and HMI engineering, branded audio, program management, electrification business unit, sales, marketing, credit, customer care, supply chain management, and human resources functions.
The prime location provides easy access to customer and supplier locations, Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, I-696, and I-275.
The company’s old space was about 60,000 square feet in size.
“Our new facility provides us the ability to fully integrate all of our areas of expertise together in one customized space so we can take full advantage of the many synergies across our audio, infotainment, connectivity and electrification business units,” said Tom Gebhardt, president of Panasonic Automotive. “This new location gives us the much-needed space and capacity to expand our existing operations and provide even greater value to our customers. Reaffirming our commitment to the region, Panasonic Automotive’s position is to take advantage of the deep talent pool located in Southeast Michigan as we seek to further expand our business.”
Panasonic Automotive has moved its existing employees into the new location and anticipates adding new personnel to help support the company’s growth plans.
The complete address and contact information for the new facility is Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America, 37101 Corporate Drive, Farmington Hills, Michigan 48331, Telephone (248) 324.6400, fax (248) 324.6899
Based in Peachtree City, Ga., and with Detroit-area operations located in Farmington Hills, Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America is a division company of Secaucus, N.J.-based Panasonic Corp. of North America, the principal North American subsidiary of Panasonic Corp. (NYSE: PC) of Osaka, Japan, one of the world’s leading developers and producers of innovative digital and other electronic products for consumer, business and industrial use. Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America also acts as the North American operating company of Panasonic¹s Automotive Systems Company of Japan, which coordinates global automotive industry systems and components operations. For more information on Panasonic Automotive, please visit: www.panasonic.com/business/automotive.