Brother International is a major participant in the Worldwide Sewing machine business. Brother's history began in 1908 when the Yasui Sewing Machine Co. was established in Nagoya, Japan. In 1954, Brother International Corporation was established in the United States. Brother Industries manufacture mechanical sewing machines in Zhuhai, China and computerised sewing & embroidery machines in Taiwan. A new sewing machine factory was opened in 2012 in Dong Nai Province, Vietnam, which is the largest single brand sewing machine factory in the world. In September 2012, Brother Industries manufactured their 50 millionth home sewing machine.