Janome Serger Overlockers – Janome Sewing Machine Co.

JANOME: – THE COMPANY

The Janome Serger is produced by – Janome (蛇の目ミシン工業株式会社 Janome Mishin Kōgyō Kabushiki-gaisha?, Janome Sewing Machine Co., Ltd.) is a Japanese company that produces sewing machines, with manufacturing plants in Japan, Taiwan and Thailand.

The Pine Sewing Machine factory was founded on October 16, 1921. In 1935, the Janome trademark was established, and the company was renamed to Janome Sewing Machine Co., Ltd. in 1954. As one of many manufacturers selling in the USA, its subsidiary is Janome America based in Mahwah, New Jersey.also owns Swiss-brand Elna. The company manufactures all of its machines in the same factories.

Janome Serger Research Facility Tokyo


Janome has led the way with innovation in sewing machines through establishing a research laboratory in Tokyo in 1964. Then in 1971 they released the first sewing machine with both programmable and computerised functions on the market.
Janome was the first to develop a computerized machine for home use (the Memory 7, in 1979), the first to offer professional style embroidery to the home market (the Memory Craft 8000, in 1990) and the first to offer a long-arm quilting machine for home use (the Memory Craft 6500P, in 2003).