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April 2020

JANOME approaches its Centenary

Janome Sewing Machine Co., Ltd. (President: Makoto Saito) will celebrate its 100th anniversary on October 16, 2021.

Since its establishment in 1921 as the first home-use sewing machine manufacturer in Japan, Janome has actively supported creativity and encouraged inspiration through its products. In the 1980s, Janome established its industrial equipment business based on the precision technology used for sewing machines.


100 Year Anniversary Logo Concept:
Based on the corporate colors used for the company name, this design expresses Janome's roots as a sewing machine manufacturer celebrating its centenary. As an expression of gratitude for the past 100 years, the logo incorporates a product from the time of our founding as a motif.

Janome is devoted to offering the finest quality every step of the way from product development to after-sales service. With our centenary approaching, we continue to strive to create products that satisfy the needs of our valued customers and contribute to society.

April 2020

JANOME wins Red Dot Product Design Award for CM7P

We are proud to announce that our latest top-of-the-line quilting and sewing machine – Continental M7 Professional (CM7P), was awarded a Red Dot ‘Product Design 2020’ award for design quality in the 2020 design competition.


The CM7P is a household quilting and sewing machine for advanced users who enjoy creating a range of high quality work. Offering a sewing area (width 343 mm x height 140 mm) among the largest in the industry, together with a hybrid exterior body which utilizes a combination of resin and die-cast metal exterior materials in order to enhance sewing quality, the machine combines high level operability and reliably beautiful stitching to greatly expand the possibilities of expression.

Red Dot

We would like to take this opportunity to recognize the efforts of our design team in creating this state-of-the-art machine and congratulate them on achieving this award.