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Brother Group History

2000s Developing Business Globally and Integrating Business Management

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.

BROTHER INDUSTRIES (VIETNAM) LTD. BROTHER INDUSTRIES (VIETNAM) LTD.

Chronology

1989 Established BROTHER INDUSTRIES TECHNOLOGY (M) SDN. BHD. in Malaysia. Began manufacture of information processing product components.
1991

Established ZHUHAI BROTHER INDUSTRIES, CO., LTD. (manufacturing company) in China.

ZHUHAI BROTHER INDUSTRIES, CO., LTD.ZHUHAI BROTHER INDUSTRIES, CO., LTD.

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.
1994

Buji Nanling Factory, China [currently BROTHER TECHNOLOGY (SHENZHEN) LTD.] started production of information and communications equipment.

BROTHER TECHNOLOGY (SHENZHEN) LTD.BROTHER TECHNOLOGY (SHENZHEN) LTD.

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.
2012

BROTHER INDUSTRIES SAIGON, LTD. started production of home sewing machines.

BROTHER INDUSTRIES SAIGON, LTD.BROTHER INDUSTRIES SAIGON, LTD.

2013 More than one manufacturing facilities of industrial sewing machines and machinery tools in Xian, China were merged into BROTHER MACHINERY XIAN CO., LTD.
2013

BROTHER INDUSTRIES (PHILIPPINES), INC. started production of information and communications equipment.

BROTHER INDUSTRIES (PHILIPPINES), INC.BROTHER INDUSTRIES (PHILIPPINES), INC.

2014 BROTHER MACHINERY VIETNAM CO., LTD. started production of industrial sewing machines.

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