After overcoming the Lehman shock, in the 2010s, Brother has been strengthening its business portfolio. In the printing business, Brother is striving to further enhance profitability to win a place in a changing business environment, and in the machinery business, it is developing new customers to establish a firm business base. In 2015, Brother acquired Domino as a subsidiary of the Brother Group. In this way, Brother has been expanding its B to B business.
|2008||Marked first 100 years of business.|
Concluded a transfer agreement with HOYA CO. for the portable printer business of Pentax brand.
|2010||XING INC. merged BMB CO., a subsidiary of USEN CO. operating karaoke business.|
|2011||BROTHER INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION (U.S.A.) acquired NEFSIS CORPORATION operating web conference business.|
BROTHER INDUSTRIES, LTD. affiliated NISSEI CORPORATION, operating reducer & gear business, as a subsidiary.
|2015||XING INC. acquired TEICHIKU ENTERTAINMENT, INC., a subsidiary of JVC KENWOOD CO. operating planning, production and sales of music and video software.|
BROTHER INDUSTRIES, LTD. affiliated DOMINO PRINTING SCIENCES PLC, an industrial printing company in the United Kingdom, as a subsidiary.