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‧Company Profile
 Founded in 1980, Sunonwealth Electric Machine Industry 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 concentration for more than 30 years on the research and development of core motor technology enables it to release numerous patented products that set the pace for the industrial 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 clients across various industries, such as IT, automobile electronics, optical electronics, and network communication, claiming global shares of 26% and 19% respectively in the markets of projectors and notebook computers. The company has also accomplished impressive achievements in markets of recordable set top boxes (22%), mobile AV systems (8%), and servers (6%).
  SUNON has an R & D team which consists 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 allowed the company to obtain a total of 1586 patents worldwide. In 2004, Technology Review ranked SUNON as the 48th in the world and the 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 and Modules in 2005 and 1st in the category of Power Equipment/Transportation Equipment in 2007, In 2009 & 2010, SUNON was ranked No. 1 market in worldwide DC/AC Fan suppliers by the precision motor market research of Japan Fuji Economic.
 Invention and innovation require a lot of manpower, financial resources, and time, but SUNON is confident that by adhering to the development of intelligent mini motors and by training hi-tech professionals in the field of motors, it can not only realize sustainable development but can also help to sharpen Taiwan’s competitiveness in innovation.
 
‧Business philosophy

Brand
The SUNON brand is synonymous with premium quality, high technology, and market pioneers. We will consistently protect the brand and its high-quality appeal.

Innovation
SUNON sees innovation and invention as the only way to maintain its leadership in the industry.

Value
The ultimate value of SUNON’s products lies in its cumulative R & D efforts and achievements, which surpass the products themselves.


 In order to meet our clients' needs with the most flexible designs, SUNON has, backed by its strong R & D team, collaborated with service marketing business entities and production logistics business entities to develop innovations that can help our clients develop their next generation products, giving them an opportunity to get the true meaning of “Brand, Innovation, and Value”, which is the business philosophy of our company.
 
‧Brand
 Sunonwealth established the brand of SUNON in 1980 and has been marketing its products worldwide ever since. In 1982, the company registered its trademark across 39 countries throughout the world, making its trademark a global one.
  The English trademark of the company, which carries the expectations of President Horng, was finalized to be SUNON at its establishment. The company’s name in Chinese literally means “to set up standards” and it was hoped that the company would become an model of the industry.  Its English name comes from “Sun On Everyday”, which symbolizes the Sun rising everyday from the East to deliver the company’s sustainable business vision.  The brand is green in color, which symbolizes the company’s commitment to environmental protection and product safety.
 The SUNON trademark is designed in the shape of a green fan which is rotating forever, its irregular pentagram outline resembling a man lifting his left leg and stepping forward, symbolizing that SUNON is stepping forward to build its own brand and will adhere to its core values of invention and innovation.
 
‧History
2013
  • Ultra Micro Cooling Device introduced.
2012
  • IP waterproof, dustproof fan series introduced.
2011
  • Set up the BeiHai Plant in Guangxi, China.
2010
  • Unique fan positive/negative turn design introduced.
  • Since 2010, Sunon pass SGS GHGs validation yearly.
  • LED Lighting Thermal Module Series introduced.
2009
  • Super Green Fan introduced.
  • DR MagLev Motor Fan introduced.
2008
  • LED Indoor Lighting Cooling Module introduced.
  • New generation of MagLev Motor Fan - ME Series introduced.
  • IECQ QC080000 Certificated.
  • Sunon Super Silence Fan introduced.
2007
  • Introduced the world’s smallest Mighty Mini Fan & Blower, and modular products with dimensions of 8mm and 3mm thin.
  • Set up the Foshan Plant in Guangdong, China.
2006
  • ISO/TS16949 certified.
2005
  • All products are RoHS compliance.
  • Collaborated with Sun Yat-sen University in launching a Master’s class of Design & Development for Precision Motor.
  • OHSAS 18001 certified.
2004
  • Sunon Global Operation Center in Kaohsiung,Taiwan and Kun San plant in Shanghai opened.
  • Cooperated with National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences in Launching a Master's class of Academic and R&D speciality.
  • Introduced the newest product " MagLev AC Fan".
2003
  • Collaborated with Sun Yat-sen University in launching a "Sun Yat-sen University/ Sunon R&D Center".
  • Listed on the Main Board, capital reached NT$1960 million.
2002
  • Established Sunon Global Operation Center in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
  • Capital reached NTD$1,809 million.
  • The world's smallest cooling fan- Mighty Mini Fan 8×8×5 mm introduced.
2001
  • Established Sunon Research Center in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
  • Brushless vibration motor introduced.
  • Kun San plant in Shanghai Started Production.
  • Increasing capital to NTD $1,610 million.
2000
  • New productions of GM, GB series introduced to market.
  • Sep., Listed on the Main Board; Capital NT$1,209 million.
  • Launched the subsidiaries in France and Japan.
1999
  • Increasing capital to NTD $964 million in March.
  • New productions of GM, GB series introduced to market.
  • US subsidiary established.
  • Kaohsiung Plant expansion plan accomplished.
  • R&D building opened.
  • Focused on DVD drive spindle motor research and development with Electronic Technology Company.
  • Trans-investment from surplus increased to NTD $950 million.
  • Introduced the MagLev Motor Fan (Magnetic Levitation Motor Series).
1998
  • Public offering of stocks carried out in Taiwan since September with capital of NTD $700 million.
  • ISO 14001 certified.
1997
  • China Plant established, devoting in overseas manufacturing.
  • Started U.S.A office in California.
1996
  • ISO 9001 certified.
  • Singapore and Europe liaison office opened.
  • Joined forces with ITRI to develop High-Speed CD-ROM drive spindle motor products.
1995
  • ISO 9002 certified.
  • Capital reached NT $360 million.
  • Hong Kong and Taipei liaison office started.
  • Extra small & extra thin cooling fan series being introduced.
1991
  • Total capital increased to NT$170 million.
  • Launched mass production of self-innovated DC brushless blowers.
1990
  • Plant II came into operation, as the manufacturing capacity was greatly increased.
1989
  • Total capital increased to NT$150 million.
1988
  • Total capital increased to NT$21 million.
1987
  • First Patent certificate received.
  • Established the juridical Sanh-Huan Enlightening Center for fulfilling society obligation , which was aimed to inspire the mentally disabled children.
1986
  • Capital increased to NTD $10 million.
1984
  • Kaohsiung Plant started.
1983
  • Gained UL certificate.
  • Capital reached NTD $5 million, SUNON becoming a limited-liability company.
1981
  • Registered trademark worldwide.
1980
  • Founded with NT$1 million capital, SUNON established as a specialist in manufacturing micro cooling fan.