Star Micronics

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]


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  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". 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.