The home office company is expanding its thrust into the mass market with electronic typewriters
, cash registers, calculators, as well as newfangled products like multifunction machines and cordless phones.
However, PCs generally cannot be used as electronic typewriters
. This is because it becomes very diffiult and cumbersome to use a computer-based word processor for filling in forms precisely.
The breakdown includes 2.1 million integrated voice/data workstations; 1 million word processors; 6.7 million electronic typewriters
; 18.3 million alphanumeric terminals; and approximately 21.8 million personal computers.
Brother International Gulf, a subsidiary of Brother Group of Japan, has a wide product range that also includes labelling machines, electronic typewriters
, mobile printing devices, home sewing machines and embroidery machines.
Brother's product range also includes Labelling machines, Electronic Typewriters
, Laminators, Stamp Creators, Home and Industrial Sewing machines and Industrial Embroidery machines.
, mobile phones, televisions with their menus, assembly kits and UK and overseas products in which the seller cannot even provide the address of the manufacturer.
Brother's word processors and electronic typewriters
, which are made in the U.S., are not affected.
In the past, these restrictions generally have applied to specific products--such as automobiles, electronic typewriters
and copiers--manufactured by Japanese plants located in the EC.