Founded in 1908 as Yasui Sewing Machine Co by Kanekichi Yasui; Brother Industries Ltd is a multinational electronics and electrical equipment company. Currently headquartered in Nagoya, Japan, Brother is a renowned manufacturer and distributor of a wide range of printing and other machinery products. With agreements with other companies locked in place, brother distributes their products to consumers all around the world. Their core product development and distribution is focused on printers, desktop computers, scanners, typewriters, multifunctional computers, fax machines, label makers, and other computer-related products. Brother also continues its production of industrial sewing machines and other large machine tools.