Milestones

 
2024Better Business Award of Labor relations in Y2024 by Bureau of Industrial Parks, Ministry of Economic Affairs
2023Received a certification mark of 2023 Corporate Health Responsibility from Common Health Magazine.
Outstanding Enterprise of Workplace Safety granted by Export Processing Zone of MOE in 2022.
Asia Optical was rewarded the Charity Contribution Award of the Year 2023 by the Export Processing Zone, MOEA.
2022AMR multifunctional delivery robots were subsided by the Industrial Development Bureau, Ministry of Economic Affairs. (IDB, MOEA) for Innovative Smart Service Promotion Plan.
Awarded for the CPR(AED) Training and AED Locations Certification by Ministry of Health and Welfare.
2021Started to develop ESG program and establish Sustainable Development Committee in 2021.
2020Implemented an ESG practie and was awarded the honor of Warm-Hearted in Promoting Public Good by Export Processing Zone Administration.
Implemented ESG practice to be certified as a compliant of IATF 16949 (the requirements of a quality management system for organizations in the automotive industry) Certification.
2019Voted as TOP 20 Happy Enterprises from 1111 Job Bank in Manufacturing and Technology Industry in 2019.
2018Outlined and implemented steps to develop ESG projects.
Blood Type Measureing Intelligent Medical Equipment product was awarded the funding by the Innovation Platform and Innovation Optimization of Industrial Development Bureau, Ministry of Economic of Affairs.
2017SP360 4K VR was awarded the honor of TWICE Picks Award, the CES most prestigious website.
2016KILO 2000 product was awarded the honor of the 19th Outstanding Photonic Product Award.
2015SP360 Action Cameras were awarded the honor of Best of CTIA 2014 Award.
Awarded for Best Service Award of Taichung City Friendly Breastfeeding Room Competition.
SL5 was awarded the BEST of CES 2015.
SP360 Action Cameras were awarded the honor of the Best Digital Camera Product in 2014 by PCPOP Website in China.
SP360 Action Cameras were awarded the honor of the Oustanding Photonics Product Award.
Cooperated with Shisei datum (Japan) Co., Ltd. to develop and launch PASESA (Portable Cardiovascular Measuring Instrument), stepping into the medical equipment fields officially.
Laser rangefinders were awarded the honor of Field & Stream Best of the Best Awards 2015.
2014Awarded the Badge of Accredited Healthy Workplace-Smokefree & Health Promotion by Health Promotion Adminstration, Minstry of Health and Wealfare.
2013Laser rangefinder riflescope was awarded the honor of 2013 National Invention and Creation Award.
Awarded the Badge of Accredited Healthy Workplace-Smokefree & Health Promotion -Benchmark Award of Processing Export Zone by Taichung City Government.
2012Awarded the Badge of Accredited Healthy Workplace-Smokefree & Health Promotion by Health Promotioin Adminstration, Minstry of Health and Wealfare.
Awarded the honor of "2012 TTQS (Tawian TrainQuali System) by Bureau of Employment and Vocational Training, Council of Labor Affairs, Executive Yuan-Brown Medal".
2011Awarded VGP (Visual Grand-Prix) Gold Award in 2011.
Integrated with Ether Precision Inc. (Cayman), and invested in AOE Optornics Co., Inc., which invested indirectly in AOE Optronics (ShenZhen) Co., Ltd.
2010Collaborated with Microvision to launch "SHOWWX" Pico Projector, and was awarded Last Gadget Standing at CES 2010.
Awarded the honor of "2010 Invention and Creation Award" by Intellectual Property Office of the Minstry of Economic Affaris.
2009Full-cross line laser level meter was awarded the 12th Excellent Optoelectronic Product Awards.
Invested in establishing Ether Precision Inc. (Cayman) and indirectly invested in Ether Precision (Soochow), Inc.
Started a joint venture (JV) with Flextronics Internatioinal Ltd. to invest in AOF Imaging Technology, and indirectly invest in AOF Imaging Technology (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd.
2007Opti-fault locator won the Excellent Optoelectronic Product Awards.
Invested in Asia Tech Image Inc.
2006Started to design and manufacture advanced digital cameras.
Started a joint venture (JV) with Pioneer Corporatioin for investing Pioneer Sintai (Dongguan) Optical Ltd.
2005Invested in establishing Yorkey Optical Internatioinal (Cayman) Ltd. and indirectly invested in Dongguan Yorkey Optical Machine Components Ltd.
Awarded the honor of "National Industrial Innovatioin Award-Outstanding Enterprise Innovatioin Award" by the Minstry of Economic Affairs, R.O.C.
2004Digital camera binoculars were awarded the honor of "National Invention and Creation Award-Invention Silver Medal 2004"; also they were shortlisted for the awards of Taiwan Top 100 Technology Company-ranked as Top 29 in DIGITIMES Biweekly.
Invested in Myanmar Asia Optical International Co., Ltd.
Invested in Sintai Photonics Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
Invested in establishing Dongguan Sintai-North Precision Optical Co., Ltd.
Started an joint venture (JV) with NEC MOBILING Co., Ltd. for investing in eastablishing Shanghai Mobiling Limited.
Officially signed the contract with Ricoh Co., Ltd. to acquire 85% shares of Taiwan Ricoh Co., Ltd. as an expansion to company business operations.
Started a joint venture (JV) with Pentax Corporation for investing Pentax Sintai Holding Co., Ltd.
2003Invested in establishing Dongyang Optical (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd.
Invested in establishing Guo-Fa Photonics (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd.
Invested in Sintai Optical (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd.
Launched the second European Convertible Bond on Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE).
Launched the domestic convertible bonds in Taiwan.
2002Started a joint venture (JV) with Pioneer Corporation for investing Pioneer Technology (Dongguan) Co., Ltd.
Launched the first European Convertible Bond successfully on London Stock Exchange (LSE).
Started a joint venture (JV) with Nikon Corporation for investing Dong Guan Nikon Surveying Instrument Co., Ltd.
Asia Optical Co., Inc.'s ordinary shares are publicly listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange.
2001Certified as a compliant of ISO 14001
2000Asia Optical Co., Inc. (AOCI) was publicly listed on Taiwan Over The Counter Stock Exchange.
1999Started a joint venture (JV) with Nikon Corporation for investing Hang Zhou Nikon Camera Co., Ltd.
Invested in Asia Optical International Ltd. to make an indirect investment in establish Dong Guan Sintai Optical Co., Ltd.
Invested in Powerlink Electronic International Ltd. to make an indirect investment in establishing Scopro Optical Co., Ltd.
1998Invested in Richman International Group Co., Ltd.
Developed super compact mini laser rangefinder binoculars and 1200 PDI Scanner lenses successfully.
Accredited and certified as a compliant of ISO 9001.
1997Successfully started the mass production of laser rangefinders.
1996Successfully developed laser rangerfinders.
1994Cooperated with ITRI to complete the development of nonliner crystal coating technology.
1993Cooperated with Industrial Tecnology Research Institute (ITRI) to develop the broad-band optical monitoring system and the auto optical-film processing system was introduced. Also, developed photocopier lenses and scanner lenses under the cooperation with KONICA MINOLTA, INC. and Sharp Corporation.
1992Invested in establishing Dong Guan Tailien Optical Co., Ltd.
1988-1991Accomplished the development of microscopes under the techniqual cooperation with Olymplus Optical Co., Ltd. , and the advanced technology developments of anti-reflection coatings, high reflection coatings, broad bandpass filter, and narrow band filter were introduced.
1987Developed and manufactured roof prism as a major breakthrough process of local roof prism technology.
1981-1986 Completed the development of camera lenses, astronmical telescopes, rifle scopes, binoculars, and terrestrial telescopes.
1980Asia Optical Co., Inc. was founded in October, 1980.