Dundalk, Ireland – 31 October 2019 -- Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic) today announced the establishment of a Repair Shop in Dundalk, Co. Louth. The investment is supported by the Irish Government through IDA Ireland.
Panasonic Avionics Corporation supplies and services in-flight entertainment and communications (IFEC) systems. The company’s customer base includes more than 300 airlines located across the globe. 
A key business unit within Panasonic, Panasonic Technical Services (PTS), provides Repair, Line Maintenance for Aircraft, Spares Parts Supply and Technical Services that include Training & Technical Publications and Technical Support at over 70 permanent locations across the world.
PTS’s customized support programs are designed to ensure equipment serviceability at the lowest possible through-life cost. 
Sean Gavin, Senior Vice President of Customer Support Services at Panasonic said, “The Repair Shop in Dundalk is a strategic part of our global network, providing repair services of IFEC equipment to customers in Europe. We are pleased to have worked with the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) to secure the necessary European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) part 145 Approval to cover the repair activities in Dundalk and Line Maintenance activities elsewhere in Europe.  We look forward to the support we will be able to deliver in Europe from this location.”
Welcoming the announcement Martin Shanahan, CEO, IDA Ireland said

“Dundalk and the wider North East Region is a very attractive location for foreign direct investment across a number of sectors.  Panasonic is a great addition to IDA Ireland’s client base in the region and on behalf of IDA Ireland I would like to offer our continued support into the future.”

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About Panasonic Avionics Corporation

Panasonic Avionics Corporation is the world's leading supplier of inflight entertainment and communication systems. The company's best-in-class solutions, supported by professional maintenance services, fully integrate with the cabin enabling its customers 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 5,000 employees and operations in 80 global locations, it has delivered over 14,300 IFE systems and 2,200 inflight connectivity solutions to the world’s leading airlines.
For additional information, please visit www.panasonic.aero
Brian Bardwell
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