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News Release 2010

Brother Establishes Sales Company in Korea

March 18, 2010

Brother Industries, Ltd.

Brother Industries, Ltd. (President, Toshikazu Koike) announced that it has established a new sales company "Brother International Korea Co, Ltd." in Seoul, Republic of Korea (hereinafter Korea) to conduct sales of Brother products in Korea. With the establishment of a local subsidiary, Brother will enhance its sales and service activities and push forward sales of Brother's communication and printing devices in Korea.

Outline of the New Sales Company

Company Name
Brother International Korea Co., Ltd.
Location
2F, Changwoo bldg. 553 Dogok-dong, Gangnam-gu,Seoul Korea 135-270
Representative
Shingo Sekiya
Capital
3,000 Million KR Won
100% from Brother International Corporation*
Business Description
Sales and customer services of communications and printing devices
No. of Employees
6 employees
Date of Incorporation
October 12, 2009
Operational Launch
April 1, 2010 (Scheduled)
  • *:   Brother International Corporation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Brother Industries, Ltd.

Korea, one of the leading economic countries in Asian region, is an important market which has been showing the steady growth in sales of communications and printing devices such as printers and maltifunction printers. So far, the Brother Group has sold communications and printing devices through dealers in Korea.
With this establishment of a new subsidiary in Korea, where further steady economic growth is expected, Brother will continue to make efforts to strengthen sales and marketing service activities to expand sales.

Press inquiries:

Y. Momoi; Public Relations and General Affairs Group, Public Relations and General Affairs Dept.
Phone: 052-824-2072  Fax: 052-811-6826