Janome celebrates the production of 70 Million Sewing Machines

Updated: Apr 10


Janome Sewing Machine Co., Ltd. (President: Makoto Saito) produced its 70 millionth sewing machine on December 13th.

Since its establishment as Japan’s first sewing machine manufacturer in 1921, Janome has manufactured sewing machines at its original domestic manufacturing centre at Koganei in Tokyo, at Janome Taiwan which was established in April 1969, at Janome Thailand which was founded in September 1988, and also at its Tokyo factory where domestic production is currently carried out, with the total number of sewing machines produced now exceeding 70 million.

At present, production is spread internationally over three countries with top of the range embroidery capable computerised sewing machines produced at the Tokyo factory, mid-high range computerised sewing machines, electronic sewing machines and horizontal hook mechanical sewing machines produced by Janome Taiwan, and regular sewing machines produced by Janome Thailand.

Janome is dedicated to continuing to develop attractive products that meet the needs of the consumer, and releasing them to the market in a timely manner. In order to add value to its sewing machines, Janome also intends to focus on software development. As a leader in the home sewing machine business, Janome will strive to deliver high quality products and a high level of service to its customers.

The 70 millionth machine was our latest model the Continental M7 Professional (CM7P) - CLICK HERE to view.