List of companies of Taiwan

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Location of Taiwan

Taiwan maintains a stable industrial economy as a result of economic growth and industrialization during the late 20th century, being dubbed as one of the Four Asian Tigers along with Hong Kong, Singapore and South Korea. It is a member of both the World Trade Organization and the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation. The 21st-largest economy in the world, its high-tech industry plays a key role in the global economy.

Largest firms[edit]

This list shows firms in the Fortune Global 500, which ranks firms by total revenues reported before 31 March 2019.[1]

Largest firms in Taiwan
Rank Image Name 2019 Revenues (USD $M) Employees Notes
23 Electronics factory in Shenzhen.jpg Hon Hai Precision Industry (Foxconn) $175,617 667,680 World's largest contract electronics manufacturer and the fourth-largest information technology company (by revenue). The firm operates as a contract manufacturer and subsidiaries include the Sharp Corporation and Smart Technologies.
259 Pegatron SFF Desktop (3182060406).jpg Pegatron $44,453 156,477 Electronics manufacturing company developing computing, communications and consumer electronics. Spun off from Asus.
363 TSMC Fab5.JPG Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) $34,218 48,752 World's largest dedicated independent semiconductor foundry. Subsidiaries include SSMC in Singapore.
365 Quanta Computer Hwa Ya Technology Park.JPG Quanta Computer $34,102 112,421 Largest manufacturer of notebook computers in the world.
390 Compal Electronics Taipei Office 20150926.jpg Compal Electronics $32,102 82,374 Electronics manufacturer
394 CPC Building 20120712 1.jpg CPC, Taiwan $31,928 15,712 State-owned petroleum company
424 Wistron $29,509 82,955 Electronics manufacturer
455 台北市夜景 - panoramio (1).jpg Cathay Life Insurance $27,183 38,694 Taipei-based multinational life insurance company. Part of Cathay Financial Holding.
471 Fubon Financial Holding $26,276 45,174 Financial conglomerate
492 Formosa Petrochemical Group $25,462 5,285 Petrochemical company

Notable firms[edit]

This list includes notable companies with primary headquarters located in the country. The industry and sector follow the Industry Classification Benchmark taxonomy. Organizations which have ceased operations are included and noted as defunct.

Notable companies
     Active      State-owned      Defunct
Name Industry Sector Headquarters Founded Notes
85 °C Bakery Cafe Consumer services Restaurants & bars Taichung 2004 Coffee Shop
Acer Inc. Technology Computer hardware New Taipei City 1976 Computer and peripheral equipment
ADATA Technology Computer hardware New Taipei City[2] 2001 Memory and storage
Adly Consumer goods Automobiles Chiayi[3] 1978 Scooters and quad-bikes
Aeon Motor Consumer goods Automobiles Tainan 1970 Scooters, ATVs and mini-bikes
Aerospace Industrial Development Corporation Industrials Aerospace & defense Taichung 1969 Aerospace research and engineering
AG Neovo Technology Computer Hardware Taipei 1978 Display Products
Airiti Inc. Consumer services Media Taipei 2000 Publishing, database, indexing, ebooks, online bookstore, wine
Alchip Technology Semiconductors Taipei 2003
An Feng Steel Basic materials Basic resources Kaohsiung 1986 Iron and steel
AOC Technology Computer hardware Taipei 1934 Display products
AOpen Technology Computer hardware Taipei 1996 Computer and peripheral equipment
Apacer Technology Computer hardware Taipei 1997 Computer memory and memory-based products, mp3 players
Arphic Technology Technology Software New Taipei City 1990 Type foundry
Asia Cement Corporation Industrials Construction & materials Taipei 1957 Cement
ASIX Technology Semiconductors Hsinchu 1995
ASE Group Technology Semiconductors Kaohsiung 1984
Asus Technology Computer hardware Taipei 1989 Computer and peripheral equipment
ATEN International Technology Computer hardware New Taipei City 1979 KVM/USB
ATP Electronics Technology Semiconductors Taipei 1991 Semiconductor of Dram and NAND Flash memory products
AU Optronics Industrials Electronic & electrical equipment Hsinchu 1996 Optoelectronics
Avision Technology Computer hardware Hsinchu 1991 Image scanners, MFP
Bank of Kaohsiung Financials Banks Kaohsiung 1982 Banking, financial and related services
Bank of Taiwan Financials Banks Taipei 1897 Banking, financial and related services
Bank SinoPac Financials Banks New Taipei City[4] 1992 Financial and insurance
Behavior Tech Computer Technology Computer hardware New Taipei City 1982 Computer accessories
BenQ Consumer goods Consumer electronics Taipei 2001 LCDs, projectors, cell phones
Billion Technology Computer hardware Taipei[5] 1973 Communications and Internet
Biostar Technology Computer hardware New Taipei City 1986 Computer and peripheral equipment
Bit Corporation Technology Software Taipei 1984 Gaming, defunct 1992
C.C.P. Contact Probes Industrials Electrical Components & Equipment New Taipei City 1986 Connectors
C-Media Technology Computer hardware Taipei 1991 Sound cards
Chaintech Technology Computer hardware Taipei 1986 Motherboards, video cards, sound cards
Chang Hwa Bank Financials Banks Taichung 1905 Finance and insurance
Cheng Shin Rubber Basic materials Chemicals Yuanlin 1967 Rubber
Chi Mei Corporation Basic materials Chemicals Tainan 1960 Plastics
Chicony Electronics Technology Computer hardware Taipei 1983
China Airlines Consumer services Airlines Taoyuan 1959 Airline
China Life Financials Insurance Taipei 1963 Finance and insurance
China Motor Corporation Consumer goods Automobiles Taipei 1969 Automobiles
China Steel Basic materials Basic resources Kaohsiung 1971 Iron and steel
Chingwin Publishing Group Consumer services Media Taipei 1964 Publishing
Chroma ATE Industrials Electronic & electrical equipment Taoyuan 1984 Testing equipment and automation system
Chun Yuan Steel Basic materials Basic resources Taipei 1965 Iron and steel
Chunghwa Telecom Telecommunications Fixed line telecommunications Taipei 1996 Communications and Internet
CipherLab Technology Computer hardware Taipei 1988 Automatic identification and data capture
Clevo Technology Computer hardware Taipei 1983 OEM/ODM laptops
CMC Magnetics Technology Computer hardware Taipei 1978 Digital media
Compal Electronics Technology Computer hardware Taipei 1984 Computer and peripheral equipment
Continental Engineering Corporation Industrials Heavy construction Taipei 1945 Engineering construction
Cooler Master Technology Computer hardware New Taipei City 1992 Computer cases, computer peripherals, power supplies, aftermarket and OEM computer cooling solutions
CPC Corporation Oil & gas Oil & gas exploration & production Taipei 1946 State-owned petroleum, natural gas, and gasoline
CSBC Corporation Industrials Shipbuilding Kaohsiung 1937 Civil & naval ships building
CTBC Bank Financials Insurance Taipei 1966 Finance and insurance
CyberLink Technology Software New Taipei City 1996 Information service
D-Link Technology Computer hardware Taipei 1986 Communications and Internet
Daily Air Consumer services Airlines Taipei 1992 Airline
DBTel Telecommunications Fixed line telecommunications Taipei 1979
Delta Electronics Industrials Electronic & electrical equipment Taipei 1971 Power Electronics, Industrial and Building Automation
DFI Technology Computer hardware New Taipei City 1981 Computer and peripheral equipment
Digital United Technology Internet Taipei 1998[6] Internet service provider
Din Tai Fung Consumer services Restaurants & bars Taipei 1958 Restaurant chain
Dopod Technology Telecommunications equipment New Taipei City 1997 Cellphones, acquired by HTC
DynaComware Technology Software Taipei 1987 Type foundry
E.SUN Commercial Bank Financials Banks Taipei 1992 Banking, financial and related services
Edison-Opto Industrials Electronic & electrical equipment New Taipei City 2001 Optoelectronics
Elitegroup Computer Systems Technology Computer hardware New Taipei City 1987 Computer and peripheral equipment
Epistar Industrials Electronic & electrical equipment Hsinchu 1996 Optoelectronics
EPoX Computer hardware Taipei 1995 Electronics, defunct 2007
Eslite Bookstore Consumer services Specialty retail Taipei 1989 Books store
EVA Air Consumer services Airlines Taoyuan 1989 Airline
Evergreen Marine Transportation Marine transportation Taoyuan 1968 Shipping and transportation
Everlight Electronics Industrials Electronic & electrical equipment New Taipei City 1983 Optoelectronics
EZTABLE Technology Internet Taipei 2008 Online restaurant reservations
Far Eastern New Century Consumer goods Clothing & accessories New Taipei City[7] 1942[7] Textiles
Far EasTone Telecommunications Mobile telecommunications New Taipei City 1997 Communications and Internet
Faraday Technology Technology Semiconductors Hsinchu 1993
FCF Co., Ltd. Consumer goods Seafood Kaohsiung 1972 Largest tuna trader in the world
Federal Corporation Consumer goods Auto parts Taoyuan 1954 Tires
First International Computer Technology Computer hardware Taipei 1980 Computer and peripheral equipment
First International Telecom Telecommunications Mobile telecommunications Taipei 1997 Communications and Internet, defunct 2014
Formosa Plastics Corp Basic materials Chemicals Kaohsiung 1954 Plastics
Formosa Automobile Corporation Consumer goods Automobiles Taipei 1996 Automobile manufacturer
Foxconn Technology Computer & electronics New Taipei City 1974 OEM/ODM manufacturer
FSP Group Technology Computer hardware Taoyuan 1993 Power supply
Fubon Financial Holding Co. Financials Financial services Taipei 2001 Finance and insurance
G.Skill Technology Computer hardware Taipei 1989 Computer hardware
Gamania Technology Software New Taipei City 1995 Game distributor
GeIL Technology Computer hardware Taipei 1993 RAM, flash memory
Getac Technology Computer hardware Taipei 1989 Rugged computers
Giant Bicycles Consumer goods Recreational products Taichung 1972 Bicycles
Gigabyte Technology Technology Computer hardware New Taipei City 1986 Computer and peripheral equipment
Global Unichip Corporation Technology Semiconductors Hsinchu 1998
Gloria Material Technology Corp. Basic materials Basic resources Tainan 1993 Steel
Gogoro Technology Automobiles Taoyuan 1993 Electric smartscooters
Grand Wing Servo-Tech Consumer goods Leisure goods Taipei 1993 Radio-controlled aircraft manufacturer
HannStar Display Corporation Industrials Electronic & electrical equipment Taipei 1998 Optoelectronics
HeySong Corporation Consumer goods Food & beverage New Taipei City 1925 Beverages
HIM International Music Consumer services Media Taipei 1991 Music
Holtek Technology Semiconductors Hsinchu 1983 Semiconductors
Ho-Ping Power Company Utilities Conventional electricity Xiulin 1997 Electricity
Horizon Yacht Industrials Yacht manufacturer Kaohsiung 1987 Yachts and recreational craft
Hotai Motor Consumer goods Automobiles Taipei[8] 1955[8] Automobiles
HTC Technology Telecommunications equipment Xindian District, New Taipei City 1997 Cellphones, Mobile Accessories
Hsin Tung Yang Consumer goods Food & beverage Taipei 1972 Food company specializing in meat products
I-Mei Foods Consumer goods Food & beverage Taipei 1934 Food company specializing in dairy products and baked goods
Infortrend Technology Computer hardware New Taipei City 1993 Electronics
InnoLux Corporation Industrials Electronic & electrical equipment Zhunan 2003 TFT-LCD panels
Insyde Software Technology Software Taipei 1998
Inventec Technology Computer hardware Taipei 1975 Computer and peripheral equipment
Jadever Industrials Electronic & electrical equipment Taipei 1986 Scale manufacturing
Jade Yachts Industrials Yacht manufacturer Kaohsiung 2004 Yachts and recreational craft
JMicron Technology Computer hardware Hsinchu 2001 Integrated circuits
Johnson Yachts Industrials Yacht manufacturer Kaohsiung 1987 Yachts and recreational craft
Jong Shyn Shipbuilding Company Industrials Shipbuilding Kaohsiung 1973 Shipbuilder
Kenda Rubber Industrial Company Consumer goods Auto parts Yuanlin 1962 Tires
Kinesis Industry Consumer goods Recreational products Taichung[9] 1989 Bicycles
Kingmax Technology Computer hardware Hsinchu 1989 Memory and storage
KMC Chain Industrial Consumer goods General industry Tainan[10] 1977 Roller chains and bicycle chains manufacturer
KWorld Technology Computer hardware New Taipei City 1999 PC multimedia peripherals
Kymco Consumer goods Automobiles Kaohsiung 1963 Motorcycles, scooters and ATVs
Lanner Inc. Technology Computer hardware New Taipei City 1986 Network appliances, IPC, embedded systems
Leadtek Technology Computer hardware New Taipei City 1986 Computer and peripheral equipment
Lian Li Technology Computer hardware Keelung 1983 Computer cases
Lite-On Technology Computer hardware Taipei 1975 Computer and peripheral equipment
Liuli Gongfang Industrials Construction & materials New Taipei City 1987 Glass making
Lungteh Shipbuilding Industrials Shipbuilding Yilan County, Taiwan 1979 Boat and ship fabricator
Luxgen Consumer goods Automobiles Miaoli County 2009 Automobiles
Mai-Liao Power Corporation Utilities Conventional electricity Mailiao 1996 Electricity
Mandarin Airlines Consumer services Airlines Taipei 1991 Airline
MediaTek Technology Semiconductors Hsinchu 1997 System-On-Chip Solutions
Mega International Commercial Bank Financials Banks Taipei 2002 Finance and insurance
Merida Bikes Consumer goods Recreational products Yuanlin 1972 Bikes
Micro-Star International Technology Computer hardware New Taipei City 1986 Computer and peripheral equipment
Microtek Technology Computer hardware Hsinchu 1980 Computer and peripheral equipment
Miniwiz Industrials Support services Taipei 2005 Upcycling
MIPRO Technology Telecommunications equipment Chiayi 1995 Wireless microphone systems
Moxa Technologies Technology Computer hardware Taipei 1987 Computer hardware and networking services
MiTAC Technology Computer hardware Hsinchu 1982 Computer and peripheral equipment
MStar Semiconductor Technology Semiconductors Hsinchu 2002
Mustek Systems Technology Computer hardware Hsinchu 1988 Computer and peripheral equipment
Nankang Rubber Tire Consumer goods Auto parts Taipei 1959 Tires
NCSIST Industrials Aerospace & defense Taoyuan City 1969 State-owned defense company
Nuvoton Technology Semiconductors Hsinchu 2008
Ocean Alexander Industrials Yacht manufacturer Kaohsiung 1977 Yachts and recreational craft
Pegatron Technology Computer & electronics Taipei 2007 OEM/ODM manufacturer
Phalanx Biotech Group Health care Biotechnology Hsinchu 2002
Phison Technology Computer hardware Hsinchu 2000 Computer memory
Plustek Inc. Technology Computer hardware Taipei 1986 Image scanners, security devices
Pou Chen Corporation Consumer goods Footwear Taichung 1969 Footwear
Powerchip Semiconductor Technology Semiconductors Hsinchu 1994
Promise Technology Technology Computer hardware Hsinchu 1988 Computer and peripheral equipment
QNAP Systems Technology Computer hardware New Taipei City 2004 Network storage
Quanta Computer Technology Computer hardware Taoyuan 1988 Computer and peripheral equipment
Ralink Technology Semiconductors Hsinchu 2001
Realtek Technology Semiconductors Hsinchu 1987
Rebar Conglomerate New Taipei City[11] 1960 Construction, banking, telecommunications, media
Ritek Industrials Electronic & electrical equipment Hsinchu 1988 Optoelectronics
Rock Records Consumer services Media Taipei 1980 Music record labels
Runewaker Entertainment Technology Software Taichung 2004 Video games
Sangean Consumer goods Consumer electronics New Taipei City 1974 Radio electronics
Seventeam Electronics Technology Computer hardware Taipei[12] 1986 Computer and peripheral equipment
Shanghai Commercial and Savings Bank Financials Banks Taipei 1915 Banking, financial and related services
Sheico Consumer goods Clothing & accessories Wujie[13] 1965 Clothing
Shiatzy Chen Consumer goods Clothing & accessories Taipei 1978 Luxury goods
Shihlin Electric Industrials Electronic & electrical equipment Taipei 1955 Electric machinery
Shuttle Inc. Technology Computer hardware Taipei 1983 Computer and peripheral equipment
Silicon Integrated Systems Technology Semiconductors Hsinchu 1987
Silicon Power Technology Computer hardware Taipei 2003 Memory and storage
SilverStone Technology Technology Computer hardware New Taipei City 2003 Computer and peripheral equipment
SPARKLE Computer Co., Ltd. Technology Computer hardware Taipei 1982 Computer graphics
Starlux Airlines Consumer services Airlines Taipei 2018 Airline
SunComm Technology Technology Telecommunications equipment New Taipei City 1977 GSM fixed wireless phones
SYM Motors Consumer goods Automobiles Hsinchu 1954 Motorcycles and motorized scooters
Synology Inc. Technology Computer hardware Taipei 2000 Network storage
Taiwan Cement Corporation Industrials Construction & materials Taipei 1946 Cement
Taiwan Cooperative Bank Financials Banks Taipei 1944
Taiwan Fertilizer Basic materials Chemicals Taipei 1946 Chemical
Taiwan Financial Holdings Group Financials Financial services Taipei 2007 Banking, financial and related services
Taiwan Golden Bee Consumer goods Automobiles Kaohsiung 1954 Motorcycles and motorized scooters
Taiwan International Ports Corporation Transportation Marine port services Kaohsiung 2012 Shipping ports operations
Taiwan Mobile Telecommunications Mobile telecommunications New Taipei City[14] 1997 Communications and Internet
Taiwan Power Company Utilities Conventional electricity New Taipei City 1946 State-owned electrical
Taiwan Rolling Stock Company Industrials Rail & Road Hsinchu County 2002 Manufactures rolling stock for railroad, metro, and Light Rail Transit (LRT)
Taiwan Star Telecom Telecommunications Mobile telecommunications Taipei 2000 Telecommunications
Taiwan Sugar Corporation Consumer goods Food & beverage Tainan 1946 Sugar, cosmetics, gas stations
Taiwan Tobacco and Liquor Corporation Consumer goods Food & beverage Taipei 1945 Alcohol and tobacco products
Taiwan Water Corporation Utilities Water utilities Taichung 1973 Water supply
Tang Eng Iron Works Basic materials Basic resources Kaohsiung 1940 Iron and steel
Tatung Company Consumer goods Consumer electronics Taipei 1918 Computers, LCD TVs, home appliances
TECO Electric and Machinery Industrials Electronic & electrical equipment Taipei 1956 Electric machinery
Tecom Technology Telecommunications equipment Hsinchu 1980 Communications and Internet
Thecus Technology Computer hardware Taipei 2004 Hardware storage
Thermaltake Technology Computer hardware New Taipei City 1999 Computer cases
Thinking Electronic Industrials Electronic & electrical equipment Kaohsiung 1979 Electronic parts/components
TiSPACE Industrials Aerospace Chunan, Miaoli County 2016 Rockets and aerospace components
Thunder Tiger Consumer goods Leisure goods Taichung 1979 Radio controlled vehicles manufacturer
Tigerair Taiwan Consumer services Airlines Taipei 2013 Airline
Tong Li Publishing Consumer services Media Taipei 1977 Publishing
TransAsia Airways Consumer services Airlines Taipei 1951 Defunct 2016
Transcend Information Technology Semiconductors Taipei 1988 Memory and storage
TSMC Technology Semiconductors Hsinchu 1987 World's largest Pure Play Foundry; Major customers include Apple Inc. and Nvidia.
Ulead Systems Technology Software Taipei 1989 Sound, photo, movie editing software
UMAX Technologies Technology Computer hardware Taipei 1987 Computer hardware
Uni Air Consumer services Airlines Taipei 1998 Commercial airline
Uni-President Enterprises Corporation Consumer goods Food & beverage New Taipei City 1967 Food
United Microelectronics Corporation Technology Semiconductors Hsinchu 1980 Pure Play Foundry
Universal Abit Technology Computer Hardware Neihu 1989 Closed due to serious financial problems beginning in 2005, Closed in 31 December 2008, and officially ceased to exist on 1 January 2009.
UserJoy Technology Technology Software New Taipei City[15] 1995 Gaming software
Vanguard International Semiconductor Corporation (VIS) Technology Semiconductors Hsinchu 1994 Semiconductor Pure Play Foundry
VIA Technologies Technology Semiconductors New Taipei City 1987 Fabless Integrated Circuit Designer
Wan Hai Lines Transportation Marine transportation Taipei[16] 1965 Shipping and transportation
Wang Film Productions Consumer services Media Taipei 1978 State-owned Animation production
Want Want Consumer goods Food & beverage Taipei 1962 Food
Wei Chuan Foods Corporation Consumer goods Food & beverage Taipei 1972 Food
Winbond Technology Semiconductors Taichung[17] 1987
Wistron Corporation Technology Computer hardware Taipei 2001 Computer and peripheral equipment
XGI Technology Technology Computer hardware Taipei 2003 GPUs, video cards
Yageo Industrials Electronic & electrical equipment New Taipei City[18] 1977[19] Electronic parts/components
Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation Transportation Marine transportation Keelung 1972 Shipping and transportation
Yulon Consumer goods Automobiles Miaoli County 1953 Automobiles
Zyxel Technology Computer hardware Hsinchu 1989 Communications and Internet

See also[edit]

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