Star Micronics Co., Ltd. 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.
Star Micronics employs around 2,500 staff in several countries and had total revenues of £267 million in 2010.
Premier Inn uses Star printers in reception to print an A4 invoice onto virtual A6 paper. Star is in partnership with Imonggo to provide software that supports their Cloud-ba
sed POS system. Star printers are used by high street retailer New Look.