TOKYO, Japan, May 20, 2014 – Jamco Corporation, a leader in aircraft interior products and services, today announced the company’s has entered into a Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) with Panasonic Avionics Corporation, the world leader in in-flight entertainment and communications (IFEC), to promote innovation in design and functionality for aircraft seats, lavatories, and galleys.
“We look forward to joining forces with Panasonic to extend Jamco’s constant endeavor to bring new and innovative products to market” said Jamco Corporation’s CEO, Mr. Yoshihisa Suzuki.
Paul Margis, President and Chief Executive Officer of Panasonic Avionics Corporation commented, “For years, Panasonic Avionics has worked with its partners to shatter the status quo and develop new solutions like integrated seats. We are very excited to partner with Jamco, and we look forward to extending our proud history of innovation to a wider range of solutions that will enhance the air travel experience.”
Building on a long-term relationship, the two companies will work together to bring to market highly optimized products. These next generation products are aimed at enhancing the passenger experience through the integration of advanced technologies and at improving the airline experience by offering a unified approach and simplified maintainability.
ABOUT JAMCO CORPORATION
Jamco is a premier supplier of Airbus and Boeing aircraft interior products and recognized as an industry leader in high-quality lavatories, galleys and passenger seats to airlines worldwide. Jamco is the sole supplier of 787 lavatory, galley, bar, and flight deck bulkhead, door, and interior. Other specialized products include steam oven, microwave oven, and console products. As the industry’s first ODA authorized interior integrator, Jamco supports aircraft modifications with in-house design engineering, manufacturing, supplier management, and complete FAA, EASA, and CAAS STC certification, a full service provider. In addition to aircraft interiors, Jamco operates aircraft maintenance and aircraft component divisions. For more information about Jamco Corporation’s products and services, please visit its website at www.jamco.co.jp.
ABOUT PANASONIC AVIONICS CORPORATION
Panasonic Avionics Corporation is the world’s leading supplier of in-flight entertainment and communication systems. The company’s best-in-class solutions, supported by professional maintenance services, fully integrate with the cabin enabling airlines to deliver the ultimate travel experiences with a rich variety of entertainment choices, resulting in improved quality communication systems and solutions, reduced time-to-market and lower overall costs.
Established in 1979, Panasonic Avionics Corporation, a U.S. corporation, is a subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation of North America, the principal North American subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation. Headquartered in Lake Forest, California with over 3,100 employees and operations in 80 locations worldwide, it serves over 200 customers worldwide and provides IFEC systems on over 3,700 aircraft. For additional information, please visit http://www.panasonic.aero.
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