Brother International is part of one big global family. A subsidiary of Japan-based Brother Industries, Brother International makes and sells inkjet and laser printers, fax machines, typewriters, stamp-making systems, laminators, electronic label printers, sewing machines, garment printers, gear motors, and machine tools. Its products are marketed to consumers and businesses in North America and across Latin America. Through its subsidiaries, Brother International operates production and sales facilities in the US, Canada, Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Peru. The business was formed in 1954.
Looking to expand its selection of specialty products, the company acquired San Diego-based Nefsis, which provides video conferencing software and cloud computing online services, in late 2011. Nefsis operates under brands such as ePop, Nefsis, and WiredRed and provides services to customers in the business, government, non-profit, and educational industries. – less