About JUKI

In this section of the website you will be able to find information regarding Juki, our capabilities and what makes Juki the correct choice for you.
Juki home sewing machine will allow you to create beautiful creations only limited by your imagination. In our view sewing is a life skill; it is not only therapeutic but a creative occupation that will add value to any family’s life. The simplicity of our machine designs and tutorials provided with each machine will allow you to begin sewing immediately no matter your experience level. Whether it is quilting or sewing; repairing or creating something original; a Juki machine will allow you to realise your vision.

Juki is a world leading brand in the manufacture of sewing machines for the home and industrial sewing machine markets. Juki has been producing home sewing machines for over 80 years and our competency in making efficient and reliable machines has only improved over that time. Our Japanese designed products are renowned for their innovative technology and superior quality. Our sewing machines are used the world over by people that want reliability and simplicity, with the ease of mind that comes with the name JUKI.

Juki’s insight into the world of sewing machine manufacturing began with home machines in 1947 and the companies original strengths lying in home sewing machines has only strengthened and improved through the decades.

Through the years keeping in tandem with advancing technologies Juki has been able take advantage of its industrial technology and adopt it for the home sewing machine market. Juki’s ability to leverage its technologies across industrial and home machines has resulted in the firm leading the way in advancements for the home sewing capabilities. In 1954 Juki produced the first rotalix needle take up system for the home sewing market; in 1978 we crated the first automatic thread trimmer and automatic needle threading technology available for home use, and in 1985 Juki developed the first auto-thread tension system for household machines.These pioneering advancements are still in use in the top quality machines around the world today. In 1976 the first Juki home overlock machines were manufactured with use of industrial serger technology (MO-100). When released into the global market, these machines were considered a major breakthrough in home sewing capabilities and became renowned with semi-professionals and novices alike. As a testament to the durability of the Juki home sewing machines there are still inquiries about accessories for the MO-100 because some people still own their original serger to this day! In more recent times Juki leverage its industrial capabilities with the Exceed series of home sewing machines; we fitted a box feed system as well as a foot controller for thread trimming which is usually not seen in household models.

Juki, a leader in global home sewing only makes machines to the highest standard possible and you can trust to perform time and time again.

There is a Juki machine for every generation of sewers; just look for the Juki dealer nearest you in the “Where to Buy” section of the site or e-mail us at the “Contact Us” section for more information.

JUKI history


About 900 machine manufactures in the TOKYO area formed the TOKYO JUKI MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION



First home sewing machine (HA-1) manufactured

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First Rotalix Needle Take Up System for the home sewing market is developed (HW-8)

Juki industrial machine 1953


First home overlock sewing machine manufactured



Developed world first Auto Thread Trimmer and Auto Needle Threading System for the Home Sewing Machine (HZL-550)



Developed first Auto Thread Tension System available on a Home Sewing Machine (HZL-7000)



Corporate name changed to “JUKI CORPORATION”



Developed MO-600 series (home overlock machine)



Five millionth industrial sewing machine manufactured



Developed MO-700 series (2/3/4/5 thread overlock machine)



Developed TL-98P (1-needle lockstitch machine for quilting and tailoring)



Developed HZL-F series



Developed TL-2200QVP (long arm quilting machine) Developed MO-1000 (home overlock machine with easy threading system with air)