Established in 1988, Quanta Computer is the largest notebook computer ODM company in the world. With leading technology and strong R&D capability, Quanta has become a leader in hi-tech markets and the best partner providing quality design and manufacturing services to top-notched brands worldwide for technology products. Besides continuous high growth, high quality and high value creation in notebook computers, Quanta has extended its businesses into enterprise network systems, home entertainment, mobile communication, automotive electronics and digital home markets. With revealing "Cloud Computing" as the center of business innovation and development, Quanta has been integrating resources and redefining business model to capture emerging growth opportunities.
"Rooted in Taiwan with broad vision and aggressive expansion in the global market" is Quanta's strategy for long-term growth development. With "Quanta R&D Complex" (QRDC) as our global headquarters and the center of dynamics, we integrated worldwide resources in technology to ensure that Quanta Computer Inc. has technological advantages to design, develop, and manufacture high value-added products and solutions for customers. In addition, we have established operation centers across Asia, America, and Europe to manufacture, configure, and service products as well as to provide logistic supports to deliver products and services competitively everywhere in the world.
Quanta has over 70,000 employees worldwide, of which around 5,000 people are located in headquarters with the majority working in R&D and engineering development. QRDC, inaugurated in late 2005, is a symbol of Quanta's long-term deep-rooted investment in Taiwan. As an intelligent building, QRDC has three major functions, including R&D, humanity and arts, as well as educational and leisure activities. Capable of accommodating up to 7,000 employees, QRDC is unprecedented in the information industry in Taiwan in terms of architectural designs, space planning, intelligent functions and size.
Quanta Computer continues to seek innovation and strives to exceed excellence through innovative product design, core technology advancement, and expansion into Non-NB product development. Quanta Computer is vastly invested in research & development with focuses on product innovation to further advance our competitive edge. In recent years, we have continuously demonstrate our innovative thinking in various areas, including cloud computing technology, servers, high definition video conferencing systems, touch panels, manufacturing processes, 3D images, and satellite technology. Furthermore, many intellectual property rights were granted to the aforementioned technology, while we expect to commercialize those innovative ideas in the future. The core business of Quanta Computer lies in notebook PCs, the area that we constantly demonstrate expertise and excellence in notebook manufacturing technology and innovative product design. In addition to our core business in notebook PCs, we expect product diversification into other non-NB area to accelerate gradually in coming years.
Quanta is entering into its twentieth years in the industry and the company continues to seek innovation to stay ahead of the fast-moving technology industry. The company also unveiled the new concept of "Computing will be 3C"as the center of its research and development efforts. Quanta will leverage the "New 3C" ideology to define new product development and business model. The "New 3C" ideology of "Cloud Computing", "Connectivity Technology", and "Client Device" will be achieved through the "3B" concept of "Balanced", "Beneficial", and "Brilliant". Specifically, Quanta intends to leverage cloud computing services to achieve balanced sharing that is mutually beneficial in order to deliver a brilliant outcome. Moreover, Quanta takes on the role of a corporate citizen in the society through leveraging technology to advance the next civilization in human race.