Bernina – privately owned international manufacturer of sewing, sergers, and embroidery systems. The company was founded in 1893 in Steckborn, Switzerland, by a Swiss inventor Fritz Gegauf.
Brother – Sewing machines company in Japan. In 1908, Established Yasui Sewing Machine Co. for sewing machine repair service, the predecessor to BROTHER INDUSTRIES, LTD., in Nagoya. The first product marketed under the Brother brand was launched in 1928, Designed for making straw hats. Succeeded in mass-production of home sewing machines in 1932. Launched S-7300A NEXIO the world's first electronic feeding system in 2015. Brother Industries also develops and sells garment printers (printers used for garment and fabric printing).
Elna – Swiss sewing machine manufacturer. Elna began operations in the 1940s. In the late 1940s and 1950s, an increased demand for sewing machines in the United States transpired, and Elna machines were imported into the U.S., as well as other sewing machines from companies in Germany, Italy, Switzerland and Sweden.