Bridgewater, N.J. – October 24, 2023 — Brother Industries, Ltd., the parent company of Brother International Corporation, one of the leading global manufacturers of laser and inkjet printing devices, has won a Japanese design award “Good Design Award 2023” for six of its latest products.

Brother has received a total of 230 Good Design Awards, including for six products this year, since it first won the award for its home sewing machine in 1960. This marks the 31st year in a row, since 1993, that Brother has received this award.

“The Good Design Award does not just recognize products with exceptional appearance and function. Selection of products and services is also based on whether they provide value to consumers and society,” said Don Cummins, President, Brother International Corporation. “The award recognizes the collective efforts of everyone involved with the particular product or service.”

One of the Good Design Awards that Brother received in 2023 was for the Skitch PP1 SingleNeedle Embroidery Machine, which received the Good Design Best 100 award as one of the 100 products or services most highly evaluated by the screening panel.

Brother designs its products with a customer-first ethos in line with its corporate spirit of ‘At your side.’ Going forward, it will continue efforts to meet customers’ needs and all other stakeholders as it maintains focus on design that delivers great value.

Here are the Brother 2023 Good Design Award winners:

Air Serger


Single-Needle Embroidery


Skitch PP1

Machining center


Inkjet Printer


Laser Printer


Laser Printer


About Good Design Awards

Good Design Awards have been a sole comprehensive design evaluation and communication system in Japan since 1957. Many companies and designers from both inside and outside of Japan participate in the activity to enhance the industry or the quality of life through design. “G Mark”, the symbol of the award has been widely recognized as a mark representing Good Design. For more information about Good Design Awards, visit: 

About Brother International Corporation 

Brother International Corporation has earned its reputation as a premier provider of home office and business products, products for the sewing and crafting enthusiast as well as industrial solutions that revolutionize the way we live, work and create. Brother International Corporation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Brother Industries Ltd. With worldwide sales exceeding $6 billion, this global manufacturer was started more than 100 years ago. Bridgewater, New Jersey is the corporate headquarters for Brother in the Americas. It has fully integrated sales, marketing services, manufacturing, research and development capabilities located in the U.S. In addition to its headquarters, Brother has facilities in Illinois and Tennessee, as well as subsidiaries in Canada, Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Peru and Mexico. For more information, visit


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