Offering a full range of display products with industry-leading display technology
AUO has demonstrated outstanding innovative capabilities based on its profound display R&D and manufacturing experience. AUO offers a full range of display products. In addition to creating differentiated values in consumer goods, niche products for transportation, retail, commerce, industry, and medical care sectors have also been developed to meet the diverse needs of the market. As of December 2020, AUO has submitted 27,600 patent applications and has been granted more than 20,500 patents globally, 99% of which are invention patents, showing our profound innovation and technical capacity.
Developing smart solutions to meet the diverse needs of the market
In the age of digital transformation, AUO integrates software, hardware, cloud and service platforms to establish itself in the diverse application market of the field economy. Smart solutions including smart homes, smart retail, smart medical care, Internet of Vehicles, human-machine interface displays, and infotainment systems will all be developed.
AUO has over 20 years of experience, and now we are expanding from our core display expertise to integrate the upstream and downstream, as well as software and hardware services. We have developed new businesses such as smart commercial retailing, smart industrial, circular economy, and general healthcare services, building ecosystems with partners across all verticals.
Moving towards sustainability and becoming an exceptional business
AUO has set up a sustainability committee to implement the concept of corporate sustainability in all operational aspects. The company demands stringent standards for its corporate governance, environmental sustainability, and social citizenship. For corporate governance, AUO demonstrates high standards in its governance principles by emphasizing employee care, shareholder rights, operational transparency, risk management, and real-time information disclosure. Regarding environmental sustainability, all AUO processes, including manufacturing workflows, plant building, energy, and water recycling, must satisfy the company’s green commitment requirements. On social citizenship, AUO established the AUO Foundation for investment in charitable causes, which includes leveraging the company’s expertise in optronics for promoting science education, establishing volunteer groups in AUO's plants across Taiwan to help the underprivileged, encouraging employees to donate one day of their salaries to the Honest-Intelligent Scholarship, sharing corporate resources with the public, and setting up the AUO Museum of Sidadun Klin to help preserve Taiwan’s culture.
AU Optronics Corporation (AUO) was formed in 2001 by the merger of Acer Display Technology, Inc. (the predecessor of AUO, established in August 1996) and Unipac Optoelectronics Corporation. In 2006, AUO acquired Quanta Display Inc. AUO offers clients highly-customized and high-quality products and services thanks to its comprehensive line-up of G3.5 to G8.5 production lines combined with its AIoT smart manufacturing technology. The company’s revenue totaled NT$268.79 billion in 2019. The company employs approximately 38,000 people worldwide, including Taiwan, Mainland China, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, the US, and Europe. AUO was selected as one of the constituent companies in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index in 2010 and has been included every year since.