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Brother Group History

2010s Expanding into New Businesses and Strengthening the Business Portfolio

After overcoming the Lehman shock in the 2010s, Brother has been creating new products with higher additional value in its existing businesses and expanding into new business fields, such as the services & solutions field, for further growth. In addition, Brother has strengthened the group's business portfolio by continuously conducting M&A in its mobile printer, online karaoke, web conference system, reducer & gear, and industrial printing businesses.

Chronology

2008 Marked first 100years of business.
2008

Concluded a transfer agreement with HOYA CO. for the portable printer business of Pentax brand.

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2010 XING INC. merged BMB CO., a subsidiary of USEN CO. operating karaoke business.
2011 BROTHER INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION (USA) acquired NEFSIS CORPORATION operating web conference business.
2013

BROTHER INDUSTRIES, LTD. affiliated NISSEI CO., operating reducer & gear business, as a subsidiary.

NISSEI CO.NISSEI CO.

2015 XING INC. acquired TEICHIKU ENTERTAINMENT, INC., a subsidiary of JVC KENWOOD CO. operating planning, production and sales of music and video software.
2015

BROTHER INDUSTRIES, LTD. affiliated DOMINO PRINTING SCIENCES PLC, an industrial printing company in the United Kingdom, as a subsidiary.

DOMINO PRINTING SCIENCES PLC,DOMINO PRINTING SCIENCES PLC

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