Company Development Overview

2012 Apr.The Suzhou Forward Electronics Technology Co., Ltd. Invested in Hefei Fuying Opto-Electronic Limited Company. and acquired 35% of its holdings.

2011 Oct.Obtained the patents of PICO projection technology.

2011 Mar.The Suzhou Forward Electronics Technology Co., Ltd. Invested in Ufeco (Wujiang) Technology Inc. and acquired 40% of its holdings.

2009 Nov.Started production of LED street light module in the Wujiang plant.

2008 Nov.Started production of High Power AC LED in the Sanhsia plant.

2007 Oct.Invested in the solar energy industry by acquiring 45% stake of Apollo Solar Energy Co., Ltd.

2006 Dec.The consolidated annual sales revenue exceeded NTD$10 billion, setting a new milestone for the future.

2004 Mar.Official initiation of IPO ( Initial Public Offerings ) in the OTC Stock Market of Taiwan ( Code:8085 )

2003 May.The Wujiang plant started production.

2002 May.Established Suzhou Forward Electronics Technology Co., Ltd. in Wujiang, Jiangsu Province, China.

2000 Nov.Started production of LCD Backlight Modules in the Sanshia plant.

2000 Mar.The Alps Electronics Co., Ltd. transferred dividends to the Tatung Co., Ltd. and the Chung Hwa Picture Tubes Co., Ltd.

1999 Feb.Established Forward Electronics Equipment (Dongguan) Co., Ltd in Dongguan, Guangdong Province, China.

1998 Dec.Established Forward Development Co., Ltd. in the British Virgin Islands.

1997 Oct.Started to manufacture Encoder.

1996 Jan.Started to manufacture TV Card, TV Box.

1995 Jan.Started to manufacture Car Audio Controller and Game Pad.

1985 Oct.Started to manufacture Keyboard and Key-Switch.

1984 Jul.Started production in the Kaohsiung plant

1971 Apr.The Sanhsia plant was opened and started production of TV tuners.

1970 Aug."Co - founded by the Chung Hwa Electronics Investment Co., Ltd. and the Alps Electronic Co., Ltd. Japan"