The Group

TCL's Performance in Global Market

3
Global Sales Volume Ranking
22
Manufacturing Facilities
28
R&D Centers, Over 10 Joint Laboratories
160+
Countries and Regions Business Covering
75,000
Employees Worldwide

1981

TTK Home Appliances Limited Company, the predecessor of TCL, was founded.

1999

TCL went global and entered the Vietnam market.

2004

TCL Corporation went public.

2004

Acquired Thomson TV and Alcatel mobile phones.

2004

Global Honor for Mr Dongsheng Li, Chairman of the Board and CEO of TCL Corporation, who was named one of the”Top 25 Global Business Leaders”by Time magazine and CNN

2007

TCL restructured the European business units and released new brand strategies.

2007

TCL ranked No.3 among the most valuable brands in China and No.1 among Chinese TV manufacturers.

2008

TCL’s first LCD module rolled off the production line.

2009

TCL completed the main building construction for the manufacture of 8.5th generation LCD panels, for TCL-owned Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd (CSOT).

2009

Introduced the world’s first 3D Internet TV .

2009

TCL became China’s No.1 TV exporter .

2010

TCL maintained the No. 1 TV brand among “Most Valuable Chinese Brands” with a brand value of RMB 45.808 billion.

2011

TCL-CSOT- LCD panels Generation 8.5th line was put into production.

2012

TCL-CSOT released the 110’’ screen.

2013

TCL secured the naming rights to the Hollywood Chinese Theatre

2013

TCL entered the North America TV market.

2014

TCL initiated the “Double+” strategic transformation that brought together two concepts “Smart + Internet” and “Products + Services”, and restructured its overall business into 11 business divisions: 7 divisions for products, 3 divisions for services and one division for venture capital and investment.

2015

TCL was named “Global TV Brand Top 20”, “Global Top 50 CE Brands” and “Top 10 China CE Brands” by IDG.

2015

TCL signed the sponsorship contract with the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) .

2016

TCL celebrated its 35th anniversary.

2016

TCL and SEMP founded the joint venture SEMP TCL entered Brazil market.

2016

TCL won the Quantum Dot Technology Gold Award from the 2016 IFA Product Technical Innovation Awards.

2016

TCL became the Official Home Theater Supplier (Official TV) of NBA’s Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx.

2016

TCL- CSOT kicked off construction of the highest generation of TFT-LCD panel production line G11, known as t6, with a total investment of RMB 46.5 billion.

2017

TCL ranked among IDG’s 2016-2017 Global Top 50 CE Brands at CES 2017.

2017

TCL X1 TV, X2 TV Series and RC800 Series Remote received the iF Design Award 2017.

2017

TCL C2 Series received Red Dot Award: Product Design.

2017

TCL’s C70 TV won the “BEST BUY 2017-2018” from EISA.

2017

TV XESS/85 X6 won “Quantum Dot Technology Gold Award”, a 2017 IFA Product Technical Innovation Award.

2017

TCL established joint venture with leading Argentine home appliance brand RV.

2018

TCL appointed football superstar Neymar Jr. as the Company’s Global Brand Ambassador.

2018

CSOT announced its latest joint investment of RMB 42.7 billion in the second, 11th generation (“G11”) panel production line in Shenzhen, China, known as t7.

2018

TCL Multimedia Technology Holdings Limited announced the official change of its company name to TCL Electronic Holding Limited.

2018

TCL announced global partnership with the International Basketball Federation (FIBA).

2018

TCL’s X8 won “Display Technology Gold Award”, a 2018 IFA Product Technical Innovation Award

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