Our History

Founded in 1910, Kanematsu USA Inc., a subsidiary of the Kanematsu Corporation, has been an American company as long as or longer than most well-known American corporations. Today, Kanematsu’s network of companies is now comprised of offices in over 50 cities with worldwide sales over $6 billion.

Kanematsu Corporation of Japan

Kanematsu Corporation is one of the oldest companies in Japan. We are a true business creator, committed to the constant evolution of the functions of a global company. With a founder’s pioneering spirit and entrepreneurial ingenuity, Kanematsu Corporation, through new business creation and development, establishes solid relationships and pursues mutual growth with customers. Founded in 1889, Kanematsu’s major business areas include IT related products, electronics, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, textiles, specialty steels, grains, foodstuffs and aerospace.

Our Primary Printer Brands

Team NiSCA

Since the NiSCA Plastic Card printers’ introduction into the marketplace in 1994, NiSCA printers have been producing high quality full color plastic cards for Corporations, Education, and Government organizations.


Swiftpro has been providing safe, secure, and reliable ID badge printer solutions to global organizations since 1989. Following the launch of the first thermal transfer printer over two decades ago, we have continued to pioneer disruptive technologies to establish ourselves as market leaders in the retransfer printing market.


SwiftColor offers a diverse line of on-demand digital inkjet oversized credential card and label printers. The printers feature single pass printhead architecture to achieve dramatically increased printing speeds and full color, 1200 dpi resolution results in brilliant, high quality reproduction.

Sinfonia Photo

Sinfonia is a diverse product line of state-of-the-art products and accessories in the photographic digital imaging industry. Sinfonia offers reliable, high quality photo printers for photo booths, ID systems, mini kiosks, events, theme park photos, and more.