The Panasonic brand name was created in 1955 and was first used as a brand for audio speakers. It is a combination of the words, "Pan", and "Sonic", sound and has a meaning of bringing sound our Company creates to the world. Since 2008, it is used as the corporate brand representing the Company, products and services. Panasonic is committed to creating a better life and a better world, continuously contributing to the evolution of society and to the happiness of people around the globe. As a consumer sales division, Panasonic Singapore is responsible for the sales and marketing of consumer electronics and home appliances in Singapore. Panasonic Singapore is also active in contributing to the local Singaporean community through its various CSR initiatives.