The Group

2nd largest TV Manufacturer in the world… and this is only the start!

TCL : The Creative Life

More than just a slogan, "The Creative Life" sums up our vision perfectly.

The Group

Creativity & innovation since 1981

Since we took our first steps at the start of the 1980s, over the years the TCL group has become one of the largest mass market electronics groups in the world.

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OUR AMBITION

To develop increasingly innovative products, centred on your expectations and providing the best of smart Internet technologies.

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OUR MISSION

To create innovation and place it within reach of as many people as possible, while being one of the most creative companies in the mass electronics market.

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OUR PRIDE

Being in the top companies which register the highest number of patents each year.

The TCL group

TCL was founded 35 years ago and has become one of the world's largest consumer electronics companies over the years. TCL Electronics is now ranked 2nd globally in terms of product shipment in volume. The group has 75,000 employees, 28 Research and Development laboratories and 22 production sites.
While we are first and foremost TV designers, we also produce a wide range of home appliances: Blu-ray players, tablets, fridges, washing machines, and Audio products.
TCL Electronics operates in more than 80 countries and markets its products in more than 160 countries. Whether our customers live in the United States, Brazil, China, Germany or elsewhere, they can enjoy TCL products and technologies.

TCL's Performance in Global Market

2
Ranking in Global TV Sales Volume
22
Manufacturing Facilities
28
R&D Centers, Over 10 Joint Laboratories
160+
Countries and Regions of Business Coverage
75,000
Employees Worldwide

1981

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TCL, originally registered as TTK Home Appliances Co. Limited, was founded.

1999

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TCL went global and entered the Vietnam market.

2004

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TCL Corporation went public. Acquired Thomson TV and Alcatel mobile phones.

2007

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TCL reorganized its European business units and released new brand strategies.

2008

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TCL produced its first LCD module.

2009

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TCL completed the infrastructure of 8.5th gen LCD panel for its subsidiary CSOT. Introduced the world’s first 3D Internet TV. TCL became No.1 TV exporter in domestic market

2010

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TCL maintained No. 1 among TV brands in domestic market with a brand value of USD 6.46 billion.

2011

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TCL-CSOT 8.5th Generation LCD panel line started production.

2012

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TCL-CSOT released the 110- inch screen

2013

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TCL entered the North America TV market.

2014

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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

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

2015

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TCL received titles of “Global TV Brand Top 20”, “Global Top 50 CE Brands” from IDG. TCL became official sponsor of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA).

2016

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TCL celebrated its 35th anniversary.

2016

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TCL and SEMP founded the joint venture SEMP TCL in Brazil.

2016

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TCL received the Quantum Dot Technology Gold Award of 2016 IFA Product Technical Innovation Awards.

2016

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

2016

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TCL- CSOT started construction of the top generation of TFT-LCD panel production line G11, known as t6, with a total investment of USD 6.56 billion.

2017

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

2017

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

2017

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TCL C2 Series received Red Dot Award: Product Design.

2017

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

2017

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

2017

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

2018

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Football superstar Neymar Jr. became TCL’s Global Brand Ambassador.

2018

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CSOT joint-invested USD 6.03 billion in its second G11 panel production line, known as t7.

2018

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TCL Multimedia Technology Holdings Limited officially changed its company name to TCL Electronic Holding Limited.

2018

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

2018

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

2019

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TCL becomes the regional partner of the CONMEBOL Copa América Brasil 2019.

2019

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TCL started construction on new integrated manufacturing base in Binh Duong, Vietnam.

2019

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ESPN and TCL unite to create ‘Born a Legend’ video series to inspire global community through sports.

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