Star Micronics Co., Ltd.
Company typePublic
TYO 7718.T
IndustryElectronics and printers
FoundedTegoshi, Shizuoka, Japan
1947; 77 years ago (1947)
Key people
Hajime Sato (President and CEO)
Productsprinters, electronic components, precision parts
RevenueIncrease ¥35,717 million (£267 million) (Year ended 28 February 2011)[1]
Number of employees
Approx 2,500
WebsiteStar Micronics Co., Ltd.

Star Micronics Co., Ltd. (スター精密株式会社, Sutā Seimitsu Kabushiki-gaisha) is a Japanese multinational electronic components and printer manufacturing company headquartered in Shizuoka, Japan. It was founded in 1947 as a precision processor of miniature components, later expanding into automatic lathes, printers, micro audio components, and other fields.[2]

Star Micronics employs around 2,500 staff in several countries and had total revenues of £267 million in 2010.[3][4]


Star Manufacturing Co., Ltd. was established in 1950 with a capital of ¥ 500,000, in Tegoshi, Shizuoka, to manufacture and sell wristwatches and camera parts.[5]

In May 2022, Star Micronics introduced its TSP100IV, which offers features for omnichannel retail. The features also extend to its TSP143IV UE model, which provides multi-connectivity for mobile, cloud, and traditional POS applications.[6]


  1. ^ Star Micronics Co., Ltd. "Financial Indicators of Star Micronics Co., Ltd". Archived from the original on 16 March 2012. Retrieved 9 June 2011.
  2. ^ Star Micronics Co., Ltd (28 February 2011). "Star Micronics Co., Ltd Business Area". Retrieved 7 June 2011.
  3. ^ "Star Micronics Co., Ltd Sales Figures". Reuters. 11 April 2011. Retrieved 7 June 2011.
  4. ^ Star Micronics Co., Ltd. "Star Micronics Co., Ltd Investor Relations". Retrieved 7 June 2011.
  5. ^ "Company Interview: Star Micronics". Kiosk Europe. 5 April 2006. Archived from the original on 25 March 2012. Retrieved 8 June 2011.
  6. ^ "Star Micronics intros POS solutions for retail". Kiosk Marketplace. 25 May 2022. Retrieved 9 June 2022.

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