|Public (TWSE: 2371) since 1962-02-09|
|Headquarters||Zhongshan, Taipei, Taiwan|
|Weishan Lin, Chairman of the Board, General Manager|
|Products||Personal computers, LCD TVs, home appliances, and others|
|Revenue|| NT$ 43.072 Billion (2007)
(US$ 1.351 Billion)
Tatung Company (TWSE: 2371) (Tatung; Chinese: 大同股份有限公司; pinyin: Dàtóng Gǔfèn Yǒuxiàn Gōngsī) is a multinational corporation established in 1918 and headquartered in Zhongshan, Taipei, Taiwan. Tatung also maintains a regional headquarters in Long Beach, California for the U.S. market.
Tatung designs and manufactures an array of digital consumer products, including personal computers, liquid crystal display televisions, plasma displays, network-connected devices, storage-based media players, videophones and home appliances. Tatung also produces products for business computing, such as Tablet PCs, blade servers and wireless thin clients. Tatung has power and energy businesses in the industrial sector and is one of the world's biggest producers of cables (electric cables, telephone cables etc.). Tatung has three factories in China, one in Mexico and one in Plzeň (Pilsen), Czech Republic.
Tatung created the Tatung Einstein 8 bit home computer in the 1980s, developed and assembled in the UK. Starting in the mid-1990s, Tatung was a manufacturer of SPARC-based workstation and server systems compatible with the Solaris operating system.
In 2006, Tatung established the factory in Plzeň, where it produces all of its LCD TVs for the European market. Formerly, from 1998, Tatung's European head office had been located in Wijchen, Netherlands, where it produced LCD TVs and computers. Before that, Tatung had a factory in Bridgnorth near Wolverhampton, in the United Kingdom, during which time it sponsored the Wolverhampton Wanderers FC before moving in the late 1980s to the Stafford Park industrial estate in Telford.
Tatung also manufactures PC hardware on an OEM basis for a number of hardware companies, including Hewlett-Packard, Compaq, Acer and Dell. It continues to make products such as televisions and music players for the European market.
In September 2009, Tatung opened a retail outlet that sells flat panel TVs directly from its factory. Both the retail store and factory are located in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.
- Tatung F.C. (Football Club)
- Tatung University
- Tatung Institute of Commerce and Technology
- Tatung High School
- "Contact Us." Tatung Company. Retrieved on 15 March 2010.
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