On September 30, the new premises of Brother Internationale Industriemaschinen GmbH in Emmerich am Rhein in Germany was inaugurated by Ichiro Sasaki, President of Brother Group, in a ceremony. The new building, which is state-of-the-art in both work and environmental technology, has offices, meeting rooms, a spacious lounge, canteen area and a new showroom. The opening ceremonies were attended by employees of Brother Emmerich and its Bologna branch office and by representatives of the Brother headquarter in Nagoya, Japan.