Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. said Friday it aims to lift its profit margin to at least 5 percent in the next three years on sales of 8.2 trillion yen by meeting rising demand for digital consumer electronics products such as DVD recorders and flat TVs.

It also unveiled plans to invest 130 billion yen to build a new semiconductor facility at its existing plant in Toyama Prefecture in a bid to boost production of system-on-chips used for its key products.

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