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Founded in 1980, the machine industry Sunonwealth Electric Company Limited has always adhered to the business philosophy of ‘brand, innovation, and value’. Step by step, it has now become a global leader in the fields of precision motors, mini fans, and thermal modules.

SUNON’s focus on more than 30 years of research and development of basic motor technology allows it to release numerous patented products that set the pace for the industry trend. These products include Maglev, the first magnetic levitation motor fan product in the world, Mighty Mini Series, the smallest/thinnest fan products in the world, various thermal modules for LED panels, etc. Today, SUNON has become the best thermal solution provider for customers in various industries, such as IT, automotive electronics, electronics, optics and network communication, supporting global shares of 26% and 19%, respectively, in the projector and laptop markets. The company also made notable successes in the markets for recordable set top boxes (22%), mobile AV systems (8%) and servers (6%).

SUNON has an R&D team of more than 400 professional engineers. Each year, the company draws up an R&D budget that exceeds 10~12% of its annual turnover, which has enabled the company to obtain a total of 1586 patents worldwide. In 2004, Technology Review ranked SUNON as 48th in the world and 4th in Taiwan in terms of technology strength. In Business Weekly’s list of Top 100 companies in terms of patents granted, SUNON was ranked 4th in the category of Parts & Modules in 2005 and 1st in the category of Power Equipment/Transportation Equipment in 2007; in 2009 and 2010, SUNON was ranked No. 1 in the worldwide DC/AC market Research Fan suppliers of Japan’s Precision Motor Economic Fuji.

Invention and innovation require a lot of manpower, financial resources, and time, but SUNON is confident that by adhering to the development of mini smart motors and training hi-tech professionals in the field of motors, it can not only realize sustainable development, but also help sharpen Taiwan’s competitiveness in innovation