AOC International

Taiwanese Industrial Park Co

AOC International is a Taiwanese electronics company. It is based in Taipei and manufactures displays like computer monitors and televisions. It is a subsidiary from TPV Technology, which is a China based fortune 500 company.

AOC International
Founded1934; 90 years ago (1934) (as Admiral Overseas Corporation)
FounderRoss Siragusa
HeadquartersTaipei, Taiwan
Area served
ProductsMonitors, TVs, displays
Number of employees
569 (as of 2019)[1]
ParentTPV Technology
AOC monitor


  • 1934 – Continental Radio and Television Corporation founded in Chicago, Illinois by Ross Siragusa. Name would later be changed to Admiral Corporation.
  • 1947 – Admiral company and brand established in the United States; it is one of the first companies to produce color television sets.
  • 1951 – Admiral sells over 5 million television sets.
  • 1967 – Admiral Overseas Corporation (AOC) established in Taiwan; first manufacturer of color television sets for export.
  • 1978 – Admiral Overseas Corporation renamed to AOC International.
  • 1979 – AOC starts direct marketing under its own brand name.
  • 1982 – AOC brand registered worldwide.
  • 1988 to 1997 – AOC establishes sales offices in the United States, China, Europe, and Brazil; main focus is computer monitors.
  • 1999 to 2001 – AOC enters the display market in New Zealand and Australia.
  • 2005 – AOC launched in India.
  • 2006 – AOC launched in Mexico.
  • 2007 to 2009 – AOC sells in more than 40 countries worldwide; products include CRT and LCD monitors, LCD TVs, and All-In-One PCs.
  • 2016 - AOC launches AOC AGON premium line of gaming monitors.[2]


  1. "Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainability Report 2019" (PDF). 2019. Retrieved 2021-01-12.
  2. "AOC eyes up players with new gaming monitor range - Gameplanet New Zealand". Gameplanet. Archived from the original on 2016-07-21. Retrieved 2021-01-11.

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