15m 00s
Automatic Thread Trimmer Sewing Machines
Japan's Top Inventions
15m 00s

Broadcast on August 13, 2020
Available until August 13, 2021

The behind-the-scenes tales of hit products and creations from Japan: this is Japan's Top Inventions. This time, a product used and loved in garment factories worldwide: automatic thread trimmer sewing machines. Just press a foot pedal, and the threads attached to stitched pieces of cloth are automatically cut. From high-end brands to fast fashion, these machines are used by garment makers around the world. This time, we dive into the little-known story behind their invention.