Forward Electronics Co., Ltd.

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Company History


  • 2018
    • May Obtained PM2.5 sensor application and environmental control pre-analysis system development plan from the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
    • Mar Participated in Taipei Beitou Shilin Technology Park self-driving demonstration field with vehicle-to-everything DSRC (Dedicated Short Range Communication) product.
  • 2016
    • May Join V2X Industry Partership Program,deploy V2V DSRC automotive market.
  • 2015
    • Mar The company's investment company Suzhou Forward Electronic Technology Co., Ltd. transferred 35% equity of Hefei Fuying Optoelectronics Co., Ltd.
  • 2014
    • Jun Affiliated company ZealMass Energy Technology Co., Ltd. was renamed GINTUNG Technology Co., Ltd.
    • May The affiliated company ZealMass Energy Technology Co., Ltd. handled the capital increase by cash. The company did not participate in the subscription of new shares.After the capital increase, the shareholding ratio was reduced from 24.54% to 14.59%.
  • 2013
    • Jul ZealMass Energy Technology Co., Ltd., a subsidiary, handled the capital reduction and capital increase. The company did not participate in the subscription of new shares. Investment.
  • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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"