After the late 1990s, Brother actively shifted its production to China and reconstructed its sales structure. Due to these strategies, Brother's business operation as one united group started getting on track after the 2000s. Subsequently, Brother launched manufacturing operations in Vietnam and the Philippines, and established a manufacturing structure that has multiple facilities for respective businesses.
|1989||Established BROTHER INDUSTRIES TECHNOLOGY (M) SDN. BHD. in Malaysia. Began manufacture of information processing product components.|
Established ZHUHAI BROTHER INDUSTRIES, CO., LTD. (manufacturing company) in China.
|1993||ZHUHAI BROTHER INDUSTRIES, CO., LTD. began manufacture of domestic sewing machines.|
|1993||Established XIAN TYPICAL BROTHER INDUSTRIES, CO., LTD. (manufacturing company) in China under joint management with Xian Typical.|
|1994||Established BROTHER INDUSTRIES JOHOR (manufacturing company) in Malaysia. Began manufacture of fax machines.|
Buji Nanling Factory, China [currently BROTHER TECHNOLOGY (SHENZHEN) LTD.] started production of information and communications equipment.
|2002||Established BROTHER INDUSTRIES (SHENZHEN), LTD. (manufacturing company) in China.|
|2006||Changed the industry classification of BROTHER INDUSTRIES, LTD. in the stock market from "Machinery" to "Electric Applications."|
|2007||BROTHER INDUSTRIES (VIETNAM) LTD. started production of information and communications equipment.|
BROTHER INDUSTRIES SAIGON, LTD. started production of home sewing machines.
|2013||More than one manufacturing facilities of industrial sewing machines and machinery tools in Xian, China were merged into BROTHER MACHINERY XIAN CO., LTD.|
BROTHER INDUSTRIES (PHILIPPINES), INC. started production of information and communications equipment.
|2014||BROTHER MACHINERY VIETNAM CO., LTD. started production of industrial sewing machines.|